Monthly Archives: January 2023
Lower Mortgage Rates Are Bringing Buyers Back to the Market
As mortgage rates rose last year, activity in the housing market slowed down. And as a result, homes started seeing fewer offers and stayed on the market longer. That meant some homeowners decided to press pause on selling. Read More
4 Tips to Master Art Deco Style
Use these tips to bring the iconic Art Deco style into your home.Be BoldArt Deco is not for the faint of heart. Prepare for vibrant shades and contrasting colors throughout your home.Symmetry will help maintain a sense of order and balance.Let It Shine... Read More
Where Will You Go If You Sell? You Have Options.
There are plenty of good reasons you might be ready to move. No matter your motivations, before you list your current house, you need to consider where you’ll go next. Read More
The Perfect Place for Car Lovers? Car Condos.
Whether you collect classics or like to put the pedal to the metal, heres everything you need to know about car condos.High-End AccommodationsOwners can drop in for a weekend and live luxuriously while enjoying their car collections.Private Test Tracks... Read More
Homeownership Builds Your Wealth over Time [INFOGRAPHIC]
Some Highlights If you’re thinking of buying a home this year, be sure to factor in the long-term benefits of homeownership. On average, nationwide, home prices appreciated by 288.7% over the last 32 years. That means homeowners grow their net worth significantly in the long term. Read More
Why It Makes Sense To Move Before Spring
Spring is usually the busiest season in the housing market. Many buyers wait until then to make their move, believing it’s the best time to find a home. However, that isn’t always the case when you factor in the competition you could face with other buyers at that time of year. If you’re ready to buy a home, here’s why it makes sense to move before the spring market picks up. Read More
5 Design Tips to Create an Eclectic Space
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Why You Shouldn’t Fear Today’s Foreclosure Headlines
If you’ve seen recent headlines about foreclosures surging in the housing market, you’re certainly not alone. There’s no doubt, the stories in the media can be pretty confusing right now. They may even make you think twice about buying a home for fear that prices could crash. The reality is, the data shows a foreclosure crisis is not where the market is headed, and understanding what that really means is mission critical if you want to know the truth about what’s happening today. Here’s a deeper look. Read More
The 3 Factors That Affect Home Affordability
If you’ve been following the housing market over the last couple of years, you’ve likely heard about growing affordability challenges. But according to experts, the key factors that determine housing affordability are projected to improve this year. Selma Hepp, Executive, Deputy Chief Economist at CoreLogic, shares: Read More
Is a Second Mortgage a Good Idea?
If you need money for home improvements, tuition or another purpose, you might be able to secure funds through a second mortgage.How Does a Second Mortgage Work?A second mortgage is a loan that allows a homeowner to borrow against the value of their ho... Read More