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Monthly Archives: March 2021

    What Is the #1 Financial Benefit of Homeownership?

    By KCM Crew | March 16, 2021

    There are many financial and non-financial benefits of homeownership, and the greatest financial one is wealth creation. Homeownership has always been the first rung on the ladder that leads to forming household wealth. As Freddie Mac explains: “Homeownership has cemented its role as part of the American Dream, providing families with a place that is […] Read More

    How to Make a Winning Offer on a Home

    By KCM Crew | March 15, 2021

    Today’s homebuyers are faced with a strong sellers’ market, which means there are a lot of active buyers competing for a relatively low number of available homes. As a result, it’s essential to understand how to make a confident and competitive offer on your dream home. Here are five tips for success in this critical […] Read More

    How to Be a Competitive Buyer in Today’s Housing Market [INFOGRAPHIC]

    By KCM Crew | March 12, 2021

    Some Highlights With so few houses for sale today, it’s important to be prepared when you’re ready to buy a home. Meeting with your lender early, knowing your must-haves and nice-to-haves, preparing for a bidding war, and keeping your emotions in ch... Read More

    Will the Housing Market Bloom This Spring?

    By KCM Crew | March 11, 2021

    Spring is almost here, and many are wondering what it will bring for the housing market. Even though the pandemic continues on, it’s certain to be very different from the spring we experienced at this time last year. Here’s what a few industry experts have to say about the housing market and how it will […] Read More

    6 Simple Graphs Proving This Is Nothing Like Last Time

    By KCM Crew | March 10, 2021

    Last March, many involved in the residential housing industry feared the market would be crushed under the pressure of a once-in-a-lifetime pandemic. Instead, real estate had one of its best years ever. Home sales and prices were both up substantially over the year before. 2020 was so strong that many now fear the market’s exuberance […] Read More

    5 Common Contingencies When Buying a Home

    By C21 Communications | March 9, 2021

    It’s vital to understand the terms “earnest money” and “contingencies” when house hunting. Earnest money is paid up-front as a show of good faith when… The post 5 Common Contingencies When Buying a Home first appeared on Century 21®. Read More

    How Upset Should You Be about 3% Mortgage Rates?

    By KCM Crew | March 9, 2021

    Last Thursday, Freddie Mac announced that their 30-year fixed mortgage rate was over 3% (3.02%) for the first time since last July. That news dominated real estate headlines that day and the next. Articles talked about the “negative impact” it may have on the housing market. However, we should realize two things: 1. The bump-up […] Read More

    5 Reasons to Sell Your House This Spring

    By KCM Crew | March 8, 2021

    When selling a house, most homeowners hope for a quick and profitable transaction that puts them in a position to make a great move. If you’re waiting for the best time to win as a seller, the market is calling your name this spring. Here are five reasons why this is the perfect time to […] Read More

    How to Prepare Your House for a Winning Sale This Spring [INFOGRAPHIC]

    By KCM Crew | March 5, 2021

    Some Highlights With so few homes available to buy today, houses are in high demand, and they’re selling fast. That means it’s a great time to sell if you’re ready to make a move. Let’s connect to make sure your house is ready for a top-dollar sale ... Read More

    Is It a Good Time to Sell My House?

    By KCM Crew | March 4, 2021

    Last year, many homeowners thought twice about selling their houses due to the onset of the health crisis. This year, however, homeowners are beginning to regain their confidence when it comes to selling safely. The latest Home Purchase Sentiment Index (HPSI) by Fannie Mae shows that 57% of consumers believe now is a good time […] Read More