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The COST of a Home: Last Year, This Year & Next Year

August 26, 2013 8:00 am

The cost of a home is determined mainly by two components: price and mortgage rate. Today, we want to show how the monthly cost of purchasing a median priced home has changed over the last twelve months and how it might change over the next twelve months. For the first two examples, we will be [...]

NAR’s August Existing Sales Report [INFOGRAPHIC]

August 23, 2013 1:51 pm

The "Existing Home Sales Report" is out. Sales are up, prices are up and inventory is down over last year. What does that mean to your business?

Boomerang Homebuyers Get a Shorter Ride Home

August 22, 2013 7:48 am

Today, we are honored to have Jim Sahnger as a guest blogger. Sahnger is a 20 year veteran in the mortgage industry and is widely recognized for his expertise. His thoughts have been noted in, Wall Street Journal, MarketWatch, Business Week and Investor’s Business Daily. – The KCM Crew HUD recently announced that people who [...]

The BIG Change in Real Estate

August 21, 2013 7:48 am

In the 1990s, information was being placed on the Internet at an unfathomable pace. Every industry was affected (think about the music industry). In the real estate industry, client demands forced companies to publish their own listings on their websites. The publishing of all listings (not just their own) quickly followed. With this, a new, [...]

Housing is Helping Rebuild the American Economy

August 20, 2013 7:45 am

Freddie Mac in their report, August 2013 U.S. Economic & Housing Market Outlook, explained the three reasons why housing is the key driving force to the overall economic recovery. The Challenge The report explains that the path to recovery has been historically slow: The Great Recession officially ended in June 2009 and, with the release [...]