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Prices for everything have been going up—from food, to gas, to services, and people are getting less for the dollar. Rents are no exception.After an unprecedented period of time where renters could more or less just cite COVID as a reason to not pay rent, the moratoriums on evictions are gone and...
01/07/2022
With a new year comes new housing trends.But what, exactly, will those trends be in 2022?A recent article from realtor.com outlined their team’s predictions for 2022’s major housing trends, including: Continued demand for suburban housing. 2020 and 2021 saw many people opting out of city life for...
01/06/2022
Home prices have been rising dramatically; according to the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) House Price Index Report. Between Q3 2020 and Q3 2021, home prices increased, on average, a whopping 18.05 percent.For many home buyers, higher home prices means needing access to higher mortgages—an...
01/04/2022
Buying a house was challenging for many buyers in 2021, but especially for first-time buyers. Competition and prices were high, and inventory was low, and while some predictions suggest things will loosen up a bit in 2022, buyers will still need to have an aggressive strategy heading into the new...
01/03/2022
Whether you enjoy making New Year’s resolutions or scoff at the idea, there’s something inherently motivating about seeing a fresh page on the calendar. If you don’t want to join the masses who hit the gym or vow to go on a digital diet, you may want to resolve to set some goals on behalf of your...
12/30/2021
As we move into 2022, both buyers and sellers are wondering, what’s next? Will there be more homes available to buy? Will prices keep climbing? How high will mortgage rates go? For the answer to those questions and more, we turn to the experts. Here’s a look at what they say we can expect in 202...
12/29/2021
As a buyer in a sellers’ market, sometimes it can feel like you’re stuck between a rock and a hard place. When you’re ready to make an offer on a home, remember these five easy tips to help you rise above the competition. 1. Know Your Budget Knowing your budget and what you can afford is critica...
12/28/2021
Once you’ve found your dream home and applied for a mortgage, there are some key things to keep in mind before you close. It’s exciting to start thinking about moving in and decorating your new place, but before you make any large purchases, move your money around, or make any major life changes...
12/27/2021
If you’re thinking of buying a home, you’re probably wondering what you need to save for your down payment. Is it 20% of the loan, or could you put down less? While there are lower down payment programs available that allow qualified buyers to put down as little as 3.5%, it’s important to unders...
12/22/2021
When you think of homeownership, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Chances are you might focus on the non-financial benefits, like the security or stability a home provides. But what about equity? While it can be overlooked, a homeowner’s equity helps build long-term wealth over time. H...
12/21/2021
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