What is the Cost of Waiting Until Next Year to Buy? [INFOGRAPHIC]
by simplify on January 18, 2019 at 11:00 am
Some Highlights: The cost of waiting to buy is defined as the additional funds it would take to buy a home if prices and interest rates were to increase over a period of time. Freddie Mac predicts interest rates to rise to 5.1% by the end of 2019. CoreLogic predicts home prices to appreciate by 4.8% over the next 12 months. If you are ready and willing to buy your dream home, find out if you are able to! […]
Last Chance! Homes are a Bargain Compared to Historic Norms
by simplify on January 17, 2019 at 11:00 am
A loaf of bread used to be a nickel. A movie ticket was a dime. Not anymore. Houses were also much less expensive than they are now. Inflation raised the price of all three of those items, along with the price of almost every other item we purchase. The reason we can still afford to […]
Selling Your Home? Make Sure the Price is Right!
by simplify on January 16, 2019 at 11:00 am
If you’ve ever watched “The Price is Right,” you know that the only way to win is to be the one to correctly guess the price of the item you want without going over! That means your guess must be just slightly under the retail price. In today’s shifting real estate market, where more inventory […]
Buying a Home Young is the Key to Building Wealth
by simplify on January 15, 2019 at 11:00 am
Homeowners who purchase their homes before the age of 35 are better prepared for retirement at age 60, according to a new Urban Institute study. The organization surveyed adults who turned 60 or 61 between 2003 and 2015 for their data set. “Today’s older adults became homeowners at a younger age than today’s young adults. […]
Buying a House This Year? This Should Be Your 1st Step!
by simplify on January 14, 2019 at 11:00 am
In many markets across the country, the number of buyers searching for their dream homes outnumbers the number of homes for sale. This has led to a competitive marketplace where buyers often need to stand out. One way to show that you are serious about buying your dream home is to get pre-qualified or pre-approved for a […]