There are many clear financial benefits to owning a home: increasing equity, building net worth, growing appreciation, and more. If you’re a renter,
For many couples—especially those just moving in together or looking to purchase their first home—money can be a stressful topic.
Whether the sales price is more important than the interest rate depends on your perspective. All real estate is local. This means whatever is happening in your local market in Solano County, for example, could vary wildly from, say, the market in Manhattan. It’s pretty much impossible to time the real estate market, but you can …
Both mortgage interest rates and home prices are projected to rise throughout 2019. If you plan on buying a home this year, the time is now!
A lot is happening in the world, and it’s having a direct impact on the housing market. The reality is this: some of it is positive and some of it may be negative. Some we just don’t know yet.
In a recent Insights Blog, CoreLogic reported that rent prices have skyrocketed since 2005. Meanwhile, the typical mortgage payment has actually decreased.
Early indicators showed a decrease in values than in the last week the majority (57%) of pollsters agreed we would see appreciation this year over the minority (42%) who think we will see depreciation. (see graph below)
The Housing Market has been a hot-topic in the news lately. Depending on which media outlet you watch, it can start to be a bit confusing to understand what’s really going on with interest rates and home prices!
There has been a lot written about the benefits of homeownership. One benefit that continues to rise to the top is the added wealth homeowners gain simply by paying their mortgage while their home increases in value over time.