Homebuying

2024 Mid-Year Market Update: What Buyers and Sellers Need to Know

2024 Mid-Year market update What Buyers and Sellers Need To Know Last December, when the Federal Reserve projected a series of benchmark rate cuts in the coming year, some analysts speculated that mortgage rates—which had recently peaked near 8%—would fall closer to 6% by mid-2024.1,2,3 Unfortunately, persistent inflation has delayed the central bank’s timeline and kept the average 30-year...

Your Ultimate Guide: From Finding a House to Feeling at Home

Your ultimate guide From finding a house to feeling at home The peak moving season is upon us. In fact, according to Move.com, almost 70% of U.S. moves occur between May and September.1 And while the percentage of Americans who move each year has declined, the desire to relocate remains strong.2,3  In fact, Architectural Digest recently declared “Americans are...

Downsizing: How To Choose The Ideal Smaller Home

Downsize Your Home, Rightsize Your Life: how to choose the ideal smaller home When you've lived somewhere for many years, it can be tough to say goodbye. But if you (or a loved one) currently have a home that is bigger than necessary or is too high maintenance, it may be time to trade unused square footage for a smaller, more manageable space. Take it from the...

Opportunities For Sellers and Buyers in 2024

Real Estate Market Forecast: Opportunities for Home Buyers and Sellers in 2024 A growing share of home buyers and sellers sat on the sidelines last year as the pace of home sales continued its downward trajectory.1 In fact, since the Federal Reserve began its series of interest rate hikes in 2022, the combination of higher borrowing costs and record-high home prices has fostered the steepest real...

Tips to Furnish your Home for Less

Here are 35 Tips to Furnish Your Home For Less Buying a new home is one of the most exciting experiences in life. And if you’re like most homebuyers, you’ll be planning your furniture placement and decor before the ink dries on your offer letter. But before you run to the nearest home goods store, take a deep breath. First, you’ll need to delay any major...

How Can I Buy A House With No Money Out Of Pocket?

Looking To Buy A House With No Money Down? Here are a few ways The down payment is the one thing that keeps most people from buying a home. What if there was a way to buy a home without any money out of your pocket? It sounds too good to be true, but it’s possible. Today there are loan programs available that don’t require a down payment. Some programs allow gift funds for the down payment, which...

Mistakes To Avoid For First Time Homebuyers

First Time Homebuyers Mistakes to Avoid Buying your first home is one of the most exciting decisions you’ll make in your life! It comes with a lot of responsibility, but a lot of excitement too. Before you jump in and buy your first home, know the most common first-time homebuyer mistakes people make. /*! elementor - v3.14.0 - 18-06-2023...

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