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Monthly Archives: October 2022

    Taking the Fear out of Saving for a Home

    By John Freund | October 31, 2022

    Are you planning to buy a home in the near future? If so, you’re probably wondering how much it will cost. And while budgeting for your dream home can seem daunting at first, it doesn’t have to be. By understanding some of the common costs associated with buying a home, you can take the fear... Read More

    The Power of the Millennial Generation in the Housing Market

    By John Freund | October 27, 2022

    As a seller, it’s important to know who is out there looking to buy your house. Believe it or not, the largest generation in America – millennials – are still interested in homeownership. And as the housing market continues to heat up, now may be the perfect time to put your house on the market.... Read More

    3 Graphs Showing Why Today’s Housing Market Isn’t Like 2008

    By John Freund | October 26, 2022

    With all the headlines and media hype about changes in the housing market, you might think this is a housing bubble. There is still a shortage of housing in the market today,not a surplus. Historically, the housing crisis during 2008, too many homes were put up for sale (many of them short or foreclosed),and prices... Read More

    What Happens to Housing when There’s a Recession?

    By John Freund | October 25, 2022

    If you’re like most people, the word “recession” probably sends shivers down your spine. And while there’s some debate around whether we’re officially in a recession right now, the good news is experts say a recession today would likely be mild and the economy would rebound quickly. In this blog post, we’ll take a look... Read More

    Pre-Approval Is a Critical First Step on Your Homebuying Journey

    By John Freund | October 24, 2022

    If you’re looking to buy a home this year, one of the first and most important steps on your journey is getting pre-approved for a mortgage. Getting pre-approved helps you understand how much you can borrow and shows sellers that you’re serious about purchasing their home. In today’s market, when mortgage rates are higher than... Read More

    Is Now a Good Time to Buy a House? Here’s What You Need to Know

    By John Freund | October 20, 2022

    It’s no secret that the cost of goods and services has been on the rise lately. The Federal Reserve is doing its best to bring down inflation, but the latest data shows that it’s still high, around 8%. This news has impacted the stock market and added fuel to the fire for conversations about a... Read More

    The Emotional and Non-financial Benefits of Homeownership

    By John Freund | October 18, 2022

    Whether you’re a first-time homebuyer or you’ve been through the process before, there are many important factors to consider when deciding whether or not homeownership is right for you. One of the biggest considerations is undoubtedly the financial aspect – what will your monthly mortgage payment be? What if rates go up? – but don’t... Read More

    What Does the Recent Housing Market Shift Mean for Sellers?

    By John Freund | October 13, 2022

    The housing market has been in a cooldown for the last few months, and there are plenty of questions about what this shift means for sellers. Well, don’t worry! We’re here to help. In this blog post, we’ll discuss why it’s still a seller’s market even during the cooldown and explain what recent news about... Read More

    Four Things That Help Determine Your Mortgage Rate

    By John Freund | October 12, 2022

    If you’re looking for ways to combat today’s higher rates and lock in the lowest one you can, here are a few factors to focus on. Credit scores can play a big role in your mortgage rate. There are many types of loans, each offering different terms for qualified buyers. Another factor to consider is... Read More

    What the Experts Are Saying About the Fall Housing Market

    By John Freund | October 11, 2022

    The housing market is always changing, and it’s no different this fall. In fact, many experts are saying that the market is shifting in a new direction. If you’re thinking of buying or selling this fall, it’s important to listen to what the professionals have to say. Here are a few insights from industry insiders... Read More