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Monthly Archives: July 2022

    Expert Housing Market Forecasts for the Second Half of the Year

    By KCM Crew | July 12, 2022

    The housing market is at a turning point, and if you’re thinking of buying or selling a home, that may leave you wondering: is it still a good time to buy a home? Should I make a move this year? To help answer those questions, let’s turn to the experts for projections on what the […] Read More

    The Drop in Mortgage Rates Brings Good News for Homebuyers

    By KCM Crew | July 11, 2022

    Over the past few weeks, the average 30-year fixed mortgage rate from Freddie Mac fell by half a percent. The drop happened over concerns about a potential recession. And since mortgage rates have risen dramatically this year, homebuyers across the country should see this decline as welcome news. Freddie Mac reports that the average 30-year […] Read More

    Why Growing Home Equity Is Great News if You Plan To Move [INFOGRAPHIC]

    By KCM Crew | July 8, 2022

    Some Highlights According to the latest data from CoreLogic, the average homeowner gained $64,000 in home equity over the past 12 months. That much equity can be a game-changer when you move. When you sell, it could be some (if not all) of what you ... Read More

    What Does an Economic Slowdown Mean for the Housing Market?

    By KCM Crew | July 7, 2022

    According to a recent survey, more and more Americans are concerned about a possible recession. Those concerns were validated when the Federal Reserve met and confirmed they were strongly committed to bringing down inflation. And, in order to do so, they’d use their tools and influence to slow down the economy. All of this brings […] Read More

    How Your Equity Can Grow over Time

    By KCM Crew | July 6, 2022

    It’s true that record levels of home price appreciation have spurred significant equity gains for homeowners over the past few years. As Diana Olick, Real Estate Correspondent at CNBC, says: “The stunning jump in home values over the course of the Covid-19 pandemic has given U.S. homeowners record amounts of housing wealth.” That’s great for your […] Read More

    New Home Equity Report’s “Rosy” Picture Needs Perspective

    By cowanre | July 5, 2022

    May saw the regular release of ATTOM Data Solution’s quarterly Home Equity report. This year, ongoing events created the need for some additional commentary. Read More

    Is Homeownership Still the American Dream?

    By KCM Crew | July 5, 2022

    Defining the American dream is personal, and no one individual will have the same definition as another. But the feelings it brings about – success, freedom, and a sense of prosperity – are universal. That’s why, for many people, homeownership remains a key part of the American dream. Your home is your stake in the […] Read More

    Happy Independence Day

    By KCM Crew | July 4, 2022

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    Real Estate Consistently Voted Best Investment [INFOGRAPHIC]

    By KCM Crew | July 1, 2022

    Some Highlights Based on a recent Gallup poll, real estate has been rated the best long-term investment for nine years in a row. Owning real estate is more than just a place to call home. It’s also an investment in your future. That’s because it’s t... Read More