2022 came in and the Federal Reserve made it clear that this was the year! The Fed’s last meeting was the end of December but the minutes from their meeting were released last week. They made it clear that they didn’t view inflation as transitory and they are looking at their policies this year toContinue reading “2022 Interest Rates and How They will Affect Your Mortgage”
If you’re following along with the news today, you’re probably hearing a lot about record-breaking home prices, rising consumer costs, supply chain constraints, and more. And if you’re thinking about purchasing a home this year, all of these inflationary concerns are likely making you wonder if you should wait to buy. Investopedia explains that during a period of high inflation,Continue reading “Why Inflation Shouldn’t Stop You from Buying a Home in 2022 “
Many homeowners who plan to sell in 2022 may think the wise thing to do is to wait for the spring buying market since historically about 40 percent of home sales occur between April and July. However, this year’s expected to be much different than the norm. Here are five reasons to list your house now ratherContinue reading “Why Waiting To Sell Your House Could Cost You a Small Fortune”
1. Market will improve for first time home buyers Home buyers will have a better chance to find a home in 2022, but fierce competition and affordability will continue to be a challenge. Inventory for homes is finally expected to rebound from historic lows but will still be competitive. 45 million millennials will be betweenContinue reading “10 Real Estate Predictions Simplified for 2022 “
If you’re thinking of buying a home in today’s housing market, you may be wondering how strong your investment will be. You might be asking yourself: if I buy a home now, will it lose value? Or will it continue to appreciate going forward? The good news is, according to the experts, home prices areContinue reading “What Everyone Wants To Know: Will Home Prices Decline in 2022?”
You want to buy a home but you have student loan debt, so now what? Sometimes people tell me that they don’t have to make payments because their loans are deferred, others tell me they can’t afford to buy because of their student loan debt. But it is possible to buy with student loan debtContinue reading “I Have Student Loan Debt, Can I Buy a Home?”
Since the pandemic began, Americans have reevaluated the meaning of the word home. That’s led some renters to realize the many benefits of homeownership, including the feelings of security and stability and the financial benefits that come with rising home equity. At the same time, many current homeowners have decided their house no longer meets their needs, so theyContinue reading “Why It Just Became Much Easier To Buy a Home “
(Nov 2021 – This popular blog post from November 2020 is being re-posted for Thanksgiving 2021. We believe the historical context of our Thanksgiving celebration is important to understanding the origins of this great country – the United States of America! We hope you enjoy this re-post!) Thanksgiving celebrations or festivals following fall harvest haveContinue reading “Thanksgiving…400 years ago!”
What is happening with mortgage interest rates? Rates have increased this month and are expected to continue to increase over the next few months. How fast they will increase will depend on Covid trends, Federal Reserve actions and the overall health of the US economy. The average 30-year fixed rate moved from 2.99% to 3.05%Continue reading “Mortgage Rates”
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