A Key Opportunity for Homebuyers

2022-06-28T06:00:39-04:00June 28th, 2022|Categories: First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Housing Market Updates, Move-Up Buyers|

A Key Opportunity for Homebuyers | Simplifying The MarketThere’s no denying the housing market has delivered a fair share of challenges to homebuyers over the past two years. Two of the biggest hurdles homebuyers faced during the pandemic were the limited number of homes for sale and the intensity and frequency of bidding wars. But those two things have reached a turning point. […]

Two Reasons Why Today’s Housing Market Isn’t a Bubble

2022-06-27T06:00:19-04:00June 27th, 2022|Categories: For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Pricing|

Two Reasons Why Today’s Housing Market Isn’t a Bubble | Simplifying The MarketYou may be reading headlines and hearing talk about a potential housing bubble or a crash, but it’s important to understand that the data and expert opinions tell a different story. A recent survey from Pulsenomics asked over one hundred housing market experts and real estate economists if they believe the housing market is in […]

Homeownership Is a Great Hedge Against the Impact of Rising Inflation

2022-06-23T06:00:42-04:00June 23rd, 2022|Categories: First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Pricing|

Homeownership Is a Great Hedge Against the Impact of Rising Inflation | Simplifying The MarketIf you’re following along with the news today, you’ve heard about rising inflation. Today, inflation is at a 40-year high. According to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB): “Consumer prices accelerated again in May as shelter, energy and food prices continued to surge at the fastest pace in decades. This marked the third straight […]

Things To Avoid After Applying for a Home Loan

2022-06-22T06:00:13-04:00June 22nd, 2022|Categories: First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Move-Up Buyers|

Things To Avoid After Applying for a Home Loan | Simplifying The MarketOnce you’ve applied for a mortgage to buy a home, there are some key things to keep in mind. While it’s exciting to start thinking about moving in and decorating, be careful when it comes to making any big purchases. Here are a few things you may not realize you need to avoid after applying […]

Why Achieving the Dream of Homeownership Can Be More Difficult for Some Americans

2022-06-20T06:00:39-04:00June 20th, 2022|Categories: First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Housing Market Updates|

Why Achieving the Dream of Homeownership Can Be More Difficult for Some Americans | Simplifying The MarketToday we take time to honor and recognize the past and present experiences of Black Americans. When it comes to real estate specifically, equitable access to housing has come a long way, but the path to homeownership is still steeper for households of color. The Gap in Homeownership Rate in America It’s a more challenging […]

Home Price Deceleration Doesn’t Mean Home Price Depreciation

2022-06-16T06:00:41-04:00June 16th, 2022|Categories: For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Pricing|

Home Price Deceleration Doesn’t Mean Home Price Depreciation | Simplifying The MarketExperts in the real estate industry use a number of terms when they talk about what’s happening with home prices. And some of those words sound a bit similar but mean very different things. To help clarify what’s happening with home prices and where experts say they’re going, here’s a look at a few terms […]

Is the Housing Market Correcting?

2022-06-14T06:00:55-04:00June 14th, 2022|Categories: For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates|

Is the Housing Market Correcting? | Simplifying The MarketIf you’re following the news, all of the headlines about conditions in the current housing market may leave you with more questions than answers. Is the boom over? Is the market crashing or correcting? Here’s what you need to know. The housing market is moderating compared to the last two years, but what everyone needs […]

More Americans Choose Real Estate as the Best Investment Than Ever Before

2022-06-13T06:00:59-04:00June 13th, 2022|Categories: For Buyers, Housing Market Updates|

More Americans Choose Real Estate as the Best Investment Than Ever Before | Simplifying The MarketAmericans’ opinion on the value of real estate as an investment is climbing. That’s according to an annual survey from Gallup. Not only is real estate viewed as the best investment for the ninth year in a row, but more Americans selected it than ever before. The graph below shows the results of the survey […]

The Top Reasons To Own Your Home [INFOGRAPHIC]

2022-06-10T06:30:42-04:00June 10th, 2022|Categories: First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Infographics, Move-Up Buyers|

Some Highlights June is National Homeownership Month, and it’s a great time to consider the benefits of owning your own home. If you’re considering homeownership, know that it can give you privacy, comfort, and a place to express yourself. It can al...

What Are the Best Options for Today’s First-Time Homebuyers?

2022-06-08T06:00:35-04:00June 8th, 2022|Categories: First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers|

What Are the Best Options for Today’s First-Time Homebuyers? | Simplifying The MarketIf you’re looking to buy your first home, you’re likely balancing several factors. Because both mortgage rates and home prices have risen this year, it costs more to buy a home than it did even just a few months ago. But that doesn’t mean you have to put your plans on hold. If you partner […]

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