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Monthly Archives: August 2023

    Gen Z: The Next Generation Is Making Moves in the Housing Market

    By Greg Baldwin | August 28, 2023

    Gen Z: The Next Generation Is Making Moves in the Housing Market Generation Z (Gen Z) is eager to put down their own roots and achieve financial independence. As a result, they’re turning to homeownership. According to the latest Home Buyers and Sellers Generational Trends Report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR), 30% of Gen Z buyers transitioned straight... Read More

    Why You Need a True Expert in Today’s Housing Market

    By Greg Baldwin | August 24, 2023

    Why You Need a True Expert in Today’s Housing Market The housing market continues to shift and change, and in a fast-moving landscape like we’re in right now, it’s more important than ever to have a trusted real estate agent on your side. Whether you’re buying your first home or selling once again, it’s mission-critical to... Read More

    Why You Don’t Need To Fear the Return of Adjustable-Rate Mortgages

    By Greg Baldwin | August 22, 2023

    Why You Don’t Need To Fear the Return of Adjustable-Rate Mortgages If you remember the housing crash back in 2008, you may recall just how popular adjustable-rate mortgages (ARMs) were back then. And after years of being virtually nonexistent, more people are once again using ARMs when buying a home. Let’s break down why that’s... Read More

    Why Median Home Sales Price Is Confusing Right Now

    By Greg Baldwin | August 21, 2023

    Why Median Home Sales Price Is Confusing Right Now The National Association of Realtors (NAR) is set to release its most recent Existing Home Sales (EHS) report tomorrow. This monthly release provides information on the volume of sales and price trends for homes that have previously been owned. In the upcoming release, it’ll likely say home prices are down. This may... Read More

    People Want Less Expensive Homes – And Builders Are Responding

    By Greg Baldwin | August 17, 2023

    People Want Less Expensive Homes – And Builders Are Responding In today’s housing market, there are two main affordability challenges impacting buyers: mortgage rates that are higher than they’ve been the past couple of years, and rising home prices caused by low inventory. To overcome those challenges, many people are working with their agents to find less expensive homes. And with... Read More

    Don’t Expect a Flood of Foreclosures

    By Greg Baldwin | August 16, 2023

    Don’t Expect a Flood of Foreclosures The rising cost of just about everything from groceries to gas right now is leading to speculation that more people won’t be able to afford their mortgage payments. And that’s creating concern that a lot of foreclosures are on the horizon. While it’s true that foreclosure filings have gone up a... Read More

    Equity Is a Game Changer for Homeowners Looking To Sell

    By Greg Baldwin | August 15, 2023

    Equity Is a Game Changer for Homeowners Looking To Sell If you’re a homeowner, you might be torn on whether or not to sell your house right now. Maybe that’s because you don’t want to take on a higher mortgage rate on your next home. If that’s your biggest hurdle, understanding your equity may be exactly what you need to... Read More

    Where Are People Moving Today and Why?

    By Greg Baldwin | August 14, 2023

    Where Are People Moving Today and Why? Plenty of people are still moving these days. And if you’re thinking of making a move yourself, you may be considering the inventory and affordability challenges in the housing market and wondering what you can do to help offset those. A new report from Gravy Analytics provides insight into where people are searching for homes and what they’re... Read More

    About 11,000 Houses Will Sell Today

    By Greg Baldwin | August 10, 2023

    About 11,000 Houses Will Sell Today Some homeowners have been waiting for months to put their house on the market because they don’t think people are buying homes right now. If that’s you, know that even though the housing market has slowed compared to the frenzy of a couple of years ago, it isn’t at a standstill. Contrary to what you... Read More

    The Value of an Agent When Buying Your New Construction Home

    By Greg Baldwin | August 9, 2023

    The Value of an Agent When Buying Your New Construction Home Buying a new construction home can be an exciting experience. From being the very first owner, to customizing your home’s features, there are a lot of benefits. But navigating the complexities of buying a home that’s under construction can also be a bit overwhelming. This is... Read More