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    Did Your Dream Home Just Come on the Market?

    By indjfieldsut | December 31, 2022

    For the first time in a long time, the number of newly listed homes is beginning to rise. In their latest monthly release, realtor.com reveals the number of existing homes entering the market has increased for two months in a row (this comes after six months of declines). Here’s a graph showing the monthly new listings going back... Read More

    Key Factors That Impact Affordability Today

    By indjfieldsut | December 31, 2022

    You can’t read an article about residential real estate without the author mentioning the affordability challenges that today’s buyers face. There’s no doubt homes are less affordable today than they were over the last two years, but that doesn’t mean homes are now unaffordable. There are three measures used to establish home affordability: home prices,... Read More

    Una clave para crear riqueza es la propiedad de la vivienda

    By indjfieldsut | December 31, 2022

    El vínculo entre la seguridad financiera y la propiedad de la vivienda es especialmente importante hoy a medida que aumenta la inflación.  Pero es posible que muchas personas no se den cuenta de cuánto contribuye ser propietario de una casa a su patrimonio neto general. Como dice Leslie Rouda Smith, Presidenta de la Asociación Nacional de Realtors (NAR por sus siglas... Read More

    La mejor semana para poner su casa a la venta está a la vuelta de la esquina

    By indjfieldsut | December 31, 2022

    ¿Está pensando en vender su casa? Si es así, posiblemente debería hacer que sea una prioridad comenzar el proceso pronto. Según realtor.com, el punto óptimo para los vendedores está a la vuelta de la esquina. En un estudio reciente, los expertos analizaron las tendencias del mercado de la vivienda observando los datos de los últimos años (excluyendo 2020,... Read More

    ¿Qué está pasando con las tasas hipotecarias y a dónde irán?

    By indjfieldsut | December 31, 2022

    Según la encuesta ‘Primary Mortgage Market’ de Freddie Mac, el promedio de la tasa hipotecaria fija a 30 años ha aumentado un 1.2 % (3.22 % a 4.42 %) desde enero de este año. La tasa aumentó más de un cuarto de punto solo en una semana. Aquí hay una Ilustración para mostrar cómo el movimiento de... Read More

    The Best Week To List Your House Is Just Around the Corner

    By indjfieldsut | December 31, 2022

    Are you thinking about selling your house? If so, you may want to make it a priority to start the process soon. According to realtor.com, the sweet spot for sellers is just around the corner. In a recent study, experts analyzed housing market trends by looking at data from the past several years (excluding 2020, since it was... Read More

    What’s Happening with Mortgage Rates, and Where Will They Go from Here?

    By indjfieldsut | December 31, 2022

    Based on the Primary Mortgage Market Survey from Freddie Mac, the average 30-year fixed-rate mortgage has increased by 1.2% (3.22% to 4.42%) since January of this year. The rate jumped by more than a quarter of a point from just a week ago. Here’s a visual to show how mortgage rate movement throughout 2021 was steady compared to... Read More

    There Are Several Great Reasons To Consider Buying a Condo Today

    By indjfieldsut | December 31, 2022

    If you’re a first-time buyer looking to break into the housing market but struggling to find a home to buy, condominiums (or condos) could be a great alternative for you. Here are a few reasons condos may be something you’ll want to consider. Exploring Condos Could Add Options That Fit Your Budget Supply challenges are a... Read More

    On the Fence of Whether or Not To Move This Spring? Consider This.

    By indjfieldsut | December 31, 2022

    If you’re thinking of selling your house, it may be because you’ve heard prices are rising, listings are going fast, and sellers are getting multiple offers on their homes. But why are conditions so good for sellers today? And what can you expect when you move? To help answer both of those questions, let’s turn to the data. Today, there are far... Read More

    How To Approach Rising Mortgage Rates as a Buyer

    By indjfieldsut | December 31, 2022

    In the last few weeks, the average 30-year fixed mortgage rate from Freddie Mac inched up to 5%. While that news may have you questioning the timing of your home search, the truth is, timing has never been more important. Even though you may be tempted to put your plans on hold in hopes that rates will... Read More