Interest Rates

What’s the Latest with Mortgage Rates?

20240326 What s the Latest with Mortgage Rates

Recent headlines may leave you wondering what’s next for mortgage rates.

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What Mortgage Rate Do You Need To Move?

20240312 What Mortgage Rate Do You Need To Move

If you’ve been thinking about buying a home, mortgage rates are probably top of mind for you.

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Invest in Yourself by Owning a Home

20231025 Invest in yourself by owning a home

Are you wondering if it makes sense to buy a home right now? While today’s mortgage rates might seem a bit intimidating, here are two compelling reasons why it still may be…

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What Are the Real Reasons You Want To Move Right Now?

20231018 What are the real reasons you want to move right now

If you’re considering selling your house right now, it’s likely because something in your life has changed. And while things like mortgage rates play a big role in your decision, you don’t…

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Are Higher Mortgage Rates Here To Stay?

20231016 Are Higher Mortgage Rates Here To Stay

Mortgage rates have been back on the rise recently and that’s getting a lot of attention from the press. If you’ve been following the headlines, you may have even seen rates recently…

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Understanding the Benefits of Owning Your First Home

20231004 Understanding the benefits of owning your first home

Are you considering buying your first home? If so, it can be helpful to know what led other people to make that decision. According to a recent survey of first-time homebuyers by…

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Your Home Equity Can Offset Affordability Challenges

20230919 Your Home Equity Can Offset Affordability Challenges

Are you thinking about selling your house? If so, today’s mortgage rates may be making you wonder if that’s the right decision. Some homeowners are reluctant to sell and take on a…

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Why Is Housing Inventory So Low?

20230914 Why Is Housing Inventory So Low

One question that’s top of mind if you’re thinking about making a move today is: Why is it so hard to find a house to buy? And while it may be tempting…

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Mortgage Rates: Past, Present, and Possible Future

20230906 Mortgage Rates Past Present and Possible Future

If you’re hoping to buy a home this year, you’re probably paying close attention to mortgage rates. Since mortgage rates impact what you can afford when you take out a home loan…

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How Inflation Affects the Housing Market

20230831 How Inflation Affects the housing market

Have you ever wondered how inflation impacts the housing market? Believe it or not, they’re connected. Whenever there are changes to one, both are affected. Here’s a high-level overview of the connection…

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Why You Don’t Need To Fear the Return of Adjustable-Rate Mortgages

20230822 Why You Don t Need To Fear the Return of Adjustable Rate Mortgages

If you remember the housing crash back in 2008, you may recall just how popular adjustable-rate mortgages (ARMs) were back then. And after years of being virtually nonexistent, more people are once…

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Don’t Expect a Wave of Foreclosures [INFOGRAPHIC]

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Some Highlights With ongoing high inflation pushing up everyday costs, some people are worried that’ll create a flood of foreclosures. Here’s why that’s unlikely. Fewer people are seriously behind on mortgage payments…

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People Want Less Expensive Homes – And Builders Are Responding

20230817 People want less expensive homes and builders are responding

In today’s housing market, there are two main affordability challenges impacting buyers: mortgage rates that are higher than they’ve been the past couple of years, and rising home prices caused by low…

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Housing Market Forecast for the Rest of 2023 [INFOGRAPHIC]

Housing Market Forecast For The Rest Of 2023 KCM Share

Some Highlights Want to know what experts say will happen in the rest of 2023? Home prices are already appreciating again in many areas. The average of the expert forecasts shows positive…

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How Inflation Affects Mortgage Rates

20230803 How Inflation Affects Mortgage Rates

When you read about the housing market in the news, you might see something about a recent decision made by the Federal Reserve (the Fed). But how does this decision affect you…

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Explaining Today’s Mortgage Rates

20230719 Explaining Todays Mortgage Rates

If you’re following mortgage rates because you know they impact your borrowing costs, you may be wondering what the future holds for them. Unfortunately, there’s no easy way to answer that question…

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Homebuyers Are Getting Used to the New Normal

20230718 Homebuyers are getting used to the new normal

Before you decide to sell your house, it’s important to know what you can expect in the current housing market. One positive trend right now is homebuyers are adapting to today’s mortgage…

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How Remote Work Expands Your Homebuying Horizons

20230713 How Remote work expands your homebuying horizons

Even as some companies transition back into the office, remote work remains a popular choice for many professionals. So, if you currently enjoy working from home or hope to be able to…

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Two Questions To Ask Yourself if You’re Considering Buying a Home

20230705 two questions to ask yourself if youre considering buying a home

If you’re thinking of buying a home, chances are you’re paying attention to just about everything you hear about the housing market. And you’re getting your information from a variety of channels:…

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Your Needs Matter More Than Today’s Mortgage Rates

20230613 your needs matter more than todays mortgage rates

If you’re thinking about selling your house right now, chances are it’s because something in your life has changed. And, while things like mortgage rates are a key part of your decision…

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