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Monthly Archives: June 2022

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

    By Greg Baldwin | June 21, 2022

    The Average Homeowner Gained $64K in Equity over the Past Year If 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... Read More

    Home Price Deceleration Doesn’t Mean Home Price Depreciation

    By Greg Baldwin | June 20, 2022

    Home Price Deceleration Doesn’t Mean Home Price Depreciation Experts 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... Read More

    Luxury Homes Are in High Demand

    By Greg Baldwin | June 9, 2022

    Luxury Homes Are in High Demand As people realize their needs are changing, some are turning to luxury housing to find their dream home. Investopedia helps define what pushes a home into this category. In a recent article, they point out that a luxury home isn’t only defined by its price. Location is also an important factor. It... Read More

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

    By Greg Baldwin | June 8, 2022

    What Are the Best Options for Today’s First-Time Homebuyers? If 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... Read More

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

    By Greg Baldwin | June 7, 2022

    Why the Growing Number of Homes for Sale Is Good for Your Move Up Are 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... Read More

    Why You Need an Expert To Determine the Right Price for Your House

    By Greg Baldwin | June 6, 2022

    Why You Need an Expert To Determine the Right Price for Your House If your lifestyle has changed recently and you’re ready to make a move, taking advantage of today’s sellers’ market might be just the answer for your summer plans. With homes continuing to get multiple offers, this could be your moment to get the contract you’re looking... Read More

    How Homeownership Impacts You

    By Greg Baldwin | June 2, 2022

    How Homeownership Impacts You June is National Homeownership Month, and it’s the perfect time to reflect on how impactful owning a home can truly be. When you purchase a house, it becomes more than just a space you occupy. It’s your stake in the community, an investment, and a place you can put your stamp on. If you’re... Read More

    Why Home Loans Today Aren’t What They Were in the Past

    By Greg Baldwin | June 1, 2022

    Why Home Loans Today Aren’t What They Were in the Past In today’s housing market, many are beginning to wonder if we’re returning to the riskier lending habits and borrowing options that led to the housing crash 15 years ago. Let’s ease those concerns. Several times a year, the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) releases an index titled the Mortgage Credit Availability... Read More

    What Does the Rest of the Year Hold for the Housing Market?

    By Greg Baldwin | June 1, 2022

    What Does the Rest of the Year Hold for the Housing Market? If you’re thinking of buying or selling a house, you’re at an exciting decision point. And anytime you make a big decision like that, one thing you should always consider is timing. So, what does the rest of the year hold for the housing market? Here’s what... Read More