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    Ready To Sell? Today’s Housing Supply Gives You Two Opportunities.

    By Treasure Davis | December 13, 2022

    At first glance, the increase in housing supply compared to last year may not sound like good news for prospective sellers, but it actually gives you two key opportunities in today’s housing market. An article from Calculated Risk helps put the inventory gains the market has seen in 2022 into perspective by comparing it to recent years (see graph below). It... Read More

    What Every Seller Should Know About Home Prices

    By Treasure Davis | December 12, 2022

    If you’re trying to decide whether or not to sell your house, recent headlines about home prices may be top of mind. And if those stories have you wondering what that means for your home’s value, here’s what you really need to know. What’s Really Happening with Home Prices? It’s possible you’ve seen news stories mentioning... Read More

    Reasons To Sell Your House This Season [INFOGRAPHIC]

    By Treasure Davis | December 9, 2022

    Some Highlights If you’re planning to make a move but aren’t sure if now’s the right time, here are a few reasons why you shouldn’t wait to sell your house. The supply of homes for sale, while growing, is still low today. Plus, serious buyers are out looking right now, and many are hoping to avoid falling into the rental... Read More

    Homeownership Is an Investment in Your Future

    By Treasure Davis | December 8, 2022

    There are many people thinking about buying a home, but with everything affecting the economy, some are wondering if it’s a smart decision to buy now or if it makes more sense to wait it out. As Bob Broeksmit, President and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), explains: “The desire for homeownership is strong. Many prospective buyers are... Read More

    Key Advantages of Buying a Home Today

    By Treasure Davis | December 7, 2022

    There’s no doubt buying a home today is different than it was over the past couple of years, and the shift in the market has led to advantages for buyers today. Right now, there are specific reasons that make this housing market attractive for those who’ve thought about buying but have sidelined their search due to rising... Read More

    What’s Going on with Home Prices? Ask a Professional.

    By Treasure Davis | December 6, 2022

    If you’re thinking about buying or selling a home this year, you may have questions about what’s happening with home prices today as the market cools. In the simplest sense, nationally, experts don’t expect prices to come crashing down, but the level of home price moderation will depend on factors like supply and demand in each local market. That means, moving... Read More

    Prioritizing Your Wants and Needs as a Homebuyer in Today’s Market

    By Treasure Davis | December 5, 2022

    There’s no denying mortgage rates are higher now than they were last year. And if you’re thinking about buying a home, this may be top of mind for you. That’s because those higher rates impact how much it costs to borrow money for your home loan. As you set out to make a purchase this winter, you’ll... Read More

    What You Want To Know If You’re Pursuing Your Dream of Homeownership

    By Treasure Davis | December 1, 2022

    If you’re a young adult, you may be thinking about your goals and priorities for the months and years ahead. And if homeownership ranks high on your goal sheet, you’re in good company. Many of your peers are also pursuing their dream of owning a home. The 2022 Millennial & Gen Z Borrower Sentiment Report from Maxwell says: “Many young adults... Read More

    Why There Won’t Be a Flood of Foreclosures Coming to the Housing Market

    By Treasure Davis | November 30, 2022

    With the rapid shift that’s happened in the housing market this year, some people are raising concerns that we’re destined for a repeat of the crash we saw in 2008. But in truth, there are many key differences between what’s happening today and the bubble in the early 2000s. One of the reasons this isn’t like the... Read More

    3 Ways You Can Use Your Home Equity

    By Treasure Davis | November 29, 2022

    If you’re a homeowner, odds are your equity has grown significantly over the last few years as home prices skyrocketed and you made your monthly mortgage payments. Home equity builds over time and can help you achieve certain goals. According to the latest Equity Insights Report from CoreLogic, the average borrower with a home loan has almost $300,000 in equity right now. As you... Read More