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 […]

The Average Homeowner Gained $64K in Equity over the Past Year

2022-06-21T06:00:57-04:00June 21st, 2022|Categories: For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Move-Up Buyers, Pricing|

The Average Homeowner Gained $64K in Equity over the Past Year | Simplifying The MarketIf you own a home, your net worth likely just got a big boost thanks to rising home equity. Equity is the current value of your home minus what you owe on the loan. And today, based on recent home price appreciation, you’re building that equity far faster than you may expect – here’s how […]

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 […]

More Listings Are Coming onto the Market [INFOGRAPHIC]

2022-06-17T06:00:16-04:00June 17th, 2022|Categories: For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Infographics|

Some Highlights Worried you won’t be able to find your next home after you sell? You should know data from realtor.com shows more listings are coming onto the market each month this year. Having additional options can make the search for your next h...

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 […]

Why the Growing Number of Homes for Sale Is Good for Your Move Up

2022-06-07T06:00:46-04:00June 7th, 2022|Categories: For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Move-Up Buyers|

Why the Growing Number of Homes for Sale Is Good for Your Move Up | Simplifying The MarketAre you thinking about selling your current home? If so, the biggest question on your mind may be: if I sell now, where will I go? If this resonates with you, there’s something you should know. The number of homes coming onto the market is increasing and that could make it easier for you to […]

History Proves Recession Doesn’t Equal a Housing Crisis [INFOGRAPHIC]

2022-06-03T06:00:22-04:00June 3rd, 2022|Categories: For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Infographics, Pricing|

Some Highlights It’s important to understand history proves an economic slowdown does not equal a housing crisis. In 4 of the last 6 recessions, home prices actually appreciated. Home prices only fell twice – minimally in the early 90s and then by n...

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