The Power of Mortgage Pre-Approval [INFOGRAPHIC]
by KCM Crew on 2021-05-07 at 10:00 AM
Some Highlights Mortgage pre-approval means a lender has reviewed your finances and, based on factors like your income, debt, and credit history, determined how much you’re qualified to borrow. Being pre-approved for a loan can give you clarity while planning your homebuying budget, confidence in your ability to secure a loan, and a competitive edge in a bidding war. In […]
Why Waiting to Buy a Home Could Cost You a Small...
by KCM Crew on 2021-05-06 at 10:00 AM
Many people are sitting on the fence trying to decide if now’s the time to buy a home. Some are renters who have a strong desire to become homeowners but are unsure if buying right now makes sense. Others may be homeowners who are realizing that their current home no longer fits their changing needs.
Are Interest Rates Expected to Rise Over the Next...
by KCM Crew on 2021-05-05 at 10:00 AM
So far this year, mortgage rates continue to hover around 3%, encouraging many hopeful homebuyers to enter the housing market. However, there’s a good chance rates will increase later this year and going into 2022, ultimately making it more expensive to borrow money for a home loan. Here’s a look at what several experts have
Homebuyers are the most pessimistic they've been...
on 2021-05-07 at 2:50 PM
Sentiment among homebuyers fell to the lowest level in the 10-year history of a Fannie Mae survey, due to a housing shortage and soaring prices.
National eviction ban remains in effect as...
on 2021-05-06 at 9:09 PM
The Department of Justice quickly moved to appeal a ruling this week that overturned the nationwide ban on evictions. What struggling renters need to know.
'It's very scary for renters right now': Housing...
on 2021-05-06 at 6:31 PM
Housing experts say a judge's overturning of the federal eviction moratorium puts tenants at risk just as rental assistance becomes more widely available.
Homeowners Feel Ready to Sell
on 2018-10-08 at 4:02 PM
77 percent of Americans think that now is a good time to sell a home, a new record high.
Trick or Treat Safety Rules for Homeowners
on 2018-10-08 at 3:56 PM
Using bright outdoor lights, LED lights instead of candles, and friction tape on steps to prevent slips will help make Halloween safer for everyone.
Consumers Care About the Environment
on 2018-10-08 at 3:49 PM
American property owners and communities are more concerned about the environment than ever before, and consumer inclinations for walkable communities and energy-efficient homes are on the rise.