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    Is it Getting More Affordable to Buy a Home?

    By Greg Baldwin | April 19, 2024

    Is It Getting More Affordable To Buy a Home? Over the past year or so, a lot of people have been talking about how tough it is to buy a home. And while there’s no arguing affordability is still tight, there are signs it’s starting to get a bit better and may improve even more throughout... Read More

    Top 5 Reasons You Need a Real Estate Agent when Buying a Home

    By Greg Baldwin | April 9, 2024

    The Top 5 Reasons You Need a Real Estate Agent when Buying a Home You may have heard headlines in the news lately about agents in the real estate industry and discussions about their commissions. And if you’re following along, it can be pretty confusing. But here’s the thing you really need to know –... Read More

    Don’t Let Your Student Loans Delay Your Homeownership Plans

    By Greg Baldwin | April 8, 2024

    Don’t Let Your Student Loans Delay Your Homeownership Plans If you have student loans and want to buy a home, you might have questions about how your debt affects your plans. Do you have to wait until you’ve paid off those loans before you can buy your first home? Or is it possible you could still... Read More

    The Best Week to List Your House is Almost Here

    By Greg Baldwin | April 2, 2024

    The Best Week To List Your House Is Almost Here Are you thinking about making a move? If so, now may be the perfect time to start the process. That’s because experts say the best week to list your house is just around the corner. A recent Realtor.com study looked at housing market trends over the past several years... Read More

    Is It Easier to Find a Home to Buy Now?

    By Greg Baldwin | March 29, 2024

    Is It Easier To Find a Home To Buy Now? One of the biggest hurdles buyers have faced over the past few years has been a lack of homes available for sale. But that’s starting to change. The graph below uses the latest data from Realtor.com to show there are more homes on the market in 2024... Read More

    Does it Make Sense to Buy a Home Right Now?

    By Greg Baldwin | March 23, 2024

    Does It Make Sense To Buy a Home Right Now? Thinking about buying a home? If so, you’re probably wondering: should I buy now or wait? Nobody can make that decision for you, but here’s some information that can help you decide. What’s Next for Home Prices? Each quarter, Fannie Mae and Pulsenomics publish the results of the Home Price Expectations Survey (HPES).... Read More

    What are Experts Saying About the Spring Housing Market?

    By Greg Baldwin | March 21, 2024

    What Are Experts Saying About the Spring Housing Market? If you’re planning to move soon, you might be wondering if there’ll be more homes to choose from, where prices and mortgage rates are headed, and how to navigate today’s market. If so, here’s what the professionals are saying about what’s in store for this season. Odeta Kushi, Deputy Chief... Read More

    Homeowners Today Have Options to Avoid Foreclosure

    By Greg Baldwin | March 19, 2024

    Homeowners Today Have Options To Avoid Foreclosure Even with the latest data coming in, the experts agree there’s no chance of a large-scale foreclosure crisis like the one we saw back in 2008. While headlines may be calling attention to a slight uptick in foreclosure filings recently, the bigger picture is that we’re still well below the number we’d... Read More

    4 Tips to Make Your Strongest Offer on a Home

    By Greg Baldwin | March 18, 2024

    4 Tips To Make Your Strongest Offer on a Home Are you thinking about buying a home soon? If so, you should know today’s market is competitive in many areas because the number of homes for sale is still low – and that’s leading to multiple-offer scenarios. And moving into the peak homebuying season this spring, this... Read More

    Why Today’s Sellers Market is Good for Your Bottom Line

    By Greg Baldwin | March 14, 2024

    Why Today’s Seller’s Market Is Good for Your Bottom Line Thinking about selling your house and wondering if now’s a good time to do it? Here’s what you need to know. Even though the number of homes for sale has been growing this year, there still aren’t enough homes on the market for all the buyers who want to... Read More