A New Way to Shop for Homes in a Virtual World
by KCM Crew on 2020-12-03 at 11:00 AM
In a year when we’re learning to do so much remotely, homebuying is no exception. From going to work to attending school, grocery shopping, and even seeing our doctors online, digital practices have changed the way we live. This year, rather than delaying their home purchases, buyers – alongside their trusted real estate professionals –
With Home Values Surging, Is it Still Affordable...
by KCM Crew on 2020-12-02 at 11:00 AM
Housing inventory is at an all-time low. Realtor.com just reported that there are 39% fewer homes for sale today than there were last year. At the same time, buyer demand remains strong. In a recent newsletter, research analyst Ivy Zelman explained: “Although the headwind of severe supply constraints in most markets has contributed to slight
Knowledge Is Power on the Path to Homeownership
by KCM Crew on 2020-12-01 at 11:00 AM
Homeownership is on the goal list for many young adults, but sometimes it’s hard to know exactly how to get there. From understanding the homebuying process to pre-approval and down payment assistance options, uncertainty along the way can ultimately hold some buyers back. Today, there are over 75 million Millennials and 67 million Gen Z’ers
Mortgage demand from homebuyers spikes 28%, and...
on 2020-12-02 at 7:47 PM
Mortgage applications to purchase a home jumped dramatically last week as interest rates sat at a record low, and buyers didn't take a holiday.
Mortgage refinancing is hot, but using your home...
on 2020-12-02 at 4:31 PM
While millions of Americans have already refinanced their home loans this year, very few of them have taken cash out in the process.
Evictions have led to hundreds of thousands of...
on 2020-11-30 at 9:52 PM
Expiring state eviction bans have led to hundreds of thousands of additional coronavirus cases, new research finds.
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.