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    Did Your Dream Home Just Come on the Market?

    By KCM Crew | March 17, 2022

    For the first time in a long time, the number of newly listed homes is beginning to rise. In their latest monthly release, 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 […] Read More

    Are You Wondering if This Is the Year To Buy a Home?

    By KCM Crew | March 16, 2022

    Every year, many renters ask themselves the same question: Should I continue renting, or is it time to buy a home? If you’re a renter, chances are you’ve asked yourself that question at least once, and it’s likely because you’ve faced an increase in your monthly housing costs over time. After all, according to Census […] Read More

    Don’t Get Caught Off Guard by Closing Costs

    By KCM Crew | March 15, 2022

    As a homebuyer, it’s important to plan and budget for the expenses you’ll encounter when you purchase a home. While most people understand the need to save for a down payment, a recent survey found 41% of homebuyers were surprised by their closing costs. Here’s some information to help you get started so you’re not […] Read More

    This Spring Presents Sellers with a Golden Opportunity

    By KCM Crew | March 14, 2022

    If you’re thinking of selling your house this year, timing is crucial. After all, you’ll want to balance getting the most out of the sale of your current home and making the best investment when you buy your next one. If that’s the case, you should know – you may be able to get the […] Read More

    Key Terms for Homebuyers [INFOGRAPHIC]

    By KCM Crew | March 11, 2022

    Some Highlights Knowing key housing terms and how they relate to today’s market is important. For example, when mortgage rates and home prices rise, it impacts how much home you can afford. Terms like appraisal (what lenders rely on to validate a ho... Read More

    How To Navigate a Market Where Multiple Offers Is the New Normal

    By KCM Crew | March 10, 2022

    If you’re thinking of buying a home today, you already know that the number of homes available for sale is low. But what does that really mean for you? As a buyer, low housing supply coupled with high buyer demand means you should be prepared to navigate a highly competitive market where homes sell fast […] Read More

    Key Factors That Impact Affordability Today

    By KCM Crew | March 9, 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

    How Global Uncertainty Is Impacting Mortgage Rates

    By KCM Crew | March 8, 2022

    If you’re thinking about buying or selling a home, you’ll want to keep a pulse on what’s happening with mortgage rates. Rates have been climbing in recent months, especially since January of this year. And just a few weeks ago, the 30-year fixed mortgage rate from Freddie Mac approached 4% for the first time since […] Read More