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The Return of Normal Seasonality for Home Price Appreciation

20230926 The Return of Normal Seasonality for Home Price Appreciation

If you’re thinking of making a move, one of the biggest questions you have right now is probably: what’s happening with home prices? Despite what you may be hearing in the news, nationally,…

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Beginning with Pre-Approval

20230925 The Benefit Of Beginning With Pre Approval

If you’re looking to buy a home this fall, there are a few things you need to know. Affordability is tight with today’s mortgage rates and rising home prices. At the same…

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How Remote Work Helps with Your House Hunt [INFOGRAPHIC]

How Remote Work Helps with Your House Hunt KCM Share

Some Highlights While remote work peaked during the pandemic, many people still work from home today. If you’re one of them, it could have an unexpected benefit when you’re looking to buy…

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What Experts Project for Home Prices Over the Next 5 Years

20230912 What Experts Project for Home Prices Over The Next 5 Years

If you’re planning to buy a home, one thing to consider is what experts project home prices will do in the future and how that might affect your investment. While you may…

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Equity Is a Game Changer for Homeowners Looking To Sell

20230815 Equity is a game changer for homeowners looking to sell

If you’re a homeowner, you might be torn on whether or not to sell your house right now. Maybe that’s because you don’t want to take on a higher mortgage rate on…

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Four Ways You Can Use Your Home Equity

20230807 Four Ways You Can Use Your Home Equity

If you’re a homeowner, odds are your equity has grown significantly over the last few years. Equity builds over time as home values grow and as you pay down your home loan….

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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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Real Estate Continues To Be the Best Investment [INFOGRAPHIC]

Real Estate Continues To Be the Best Investment KCM Share

Some Highlights According to a recent Gallup poll, real estate has been voted the best long-term investment for 11 years in a row, beating gold, stocks, bonds, and more. Owning real estate…

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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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Evaluating Your Wants and Needs as a Homebuyer Matters More Today

20230703 evaluating your wants and needs as a homebuyer matters more today

When it comes to buying a home, especially with today’s affordability challenges, you’ll want to be strategic. Mortgage rates impact how much it costs to borrow money for your home loan. And,…

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Where Will You Go If You Sell? Newly Built Homes Might Be the Answer.

20230629 where will you go if you sell newly built homes might be the answer

Do you want to sell your house, but hesitate because you’re worried you won’t be able to find your next home in today’s market? You’re not alone, but there’s some good news…

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What Homebuyers Need To Know About Credit Scores

20230622 what homebuyers need to know about credit scores

If you’re thinking about buying a home, you should know your credit score’s a critical piece of the puzzle when it comes to qualifying for a home loan. Lenders review your credit…

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Saving for a Down Payment? Here’s What You Need To Know.

20230619 saving for a down payment heres what you should know

If you’re planning to buy your first home, then you’re probably focused on saving for all the costs involved in such a big purchase. One of the expenses that may be at…

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How Owning a Home Grows Your Wealth with Time [INFOGRAPHIC]

How Owning a Home Grows Your Wealth with Time KCM Share

Some Highlights If you’re thinking of buying a home this year, be sure to factor in the long-term benefits of homeownership. Over time, homeownership allows you to build equity. On average, nationwide…

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A Drop in Equity Doesn’t Mean Low Equity

20230614 a drop in equity doesnt mean low equity

You may see media coverage talking about a drop in homeowner equity. What’s important to understand is that equity is tied closely to home values. So, when home prices appreciate, you can…

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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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Are Home Prices Going Up or Down? That Depends…

20230612 are home prices going up or down that depends

Media coverage about what’s happening with home prices can be confusing. A large part of that is due to the type of data being used and what they’re choosing to draw attention…

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Real Estate Is Still Considered the Best Long-Term Investment

20230606 real estate is still considered the best long term investment

With all the headlines circulating about home prices and rising mortgage rates, you may wonder if it still makes sense to invest in homeownership right now. A recent poll from Gallup shows…

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Why Buyers Need an Expert Agent by Their Side

20230522 why buyers need an expert agent by their side

The process of buying a home can feel a bit intimidating, even under normal circumstances. But today’s market is still anything but normal. There continues to be a very limited number of…

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Homeowners Have Incredible Equity To Leverage Right Now

20230515 homeonwers have incredible equity to leverage right now

Even though home prices have moderated over the last year, many homeowners still have an incredible amount of equity. But what is equity? In the simplest terms, equity is the difference between…

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