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75% of Homeowners Think Now is a Good Time to Sell!

June 29, 2017 11:54 am

75% of Homeowners Think Now is a Good Time to Sell! | Keeping Current Matters The National Association of Realtors (NAR) recently released the findings of their Q2 Homeownership Opportunities and Market Experience (HOME) Survey. The report covers core topics like, “if now is a good time to buy or sell a home, the perception of home price changes, perceived ability to qualify for a mortgage, and [an] outlook on the U.S. economy.”

Buyer’s Market Helps Premium Home Sales Soar

June 28, 2017 11:54 am

Buyer's Market Helps Premium Home Sales Soar | Keeping Current Matters We previously reported how a shortage of inventory in the starter and trade-up home markets is driving prices up and causing bidding wars, creating a true seller’s market. At the same time, in the premium home market, an over-abundance of inventory has started to see prices come down and put buyers in the driver’s seat, creating the beginning of a buyer’s market.

Pre-Approval Should Always Be Your First Step

June 27, 2017 11:54 am

Pre-Approval Should Always Be Your First Step | Keeping Current Matters In many markets across the country, the number of buyers searching for their dream homes greatly outnumbers the amount of homes for sale. This has led to a competitive marketplace where buyers often need to stand out. One way to show you are serious about buying your dream home is to get pre-qualified or pre-approved for a mortgage before starting your search.

2 Myths Holding Back Home Buyers

June 26, 2017 11:54 am

2 Myths Holding Back Home Buyers | Keeping Current Matters In Realtor.com’s recent article, “Home Buyers’ Top Mortgage Fears: Which One Scares You?” they mention that “46% of potential home buyers fear they won’t qualify for a mortgage to the point that they don’t even try.

The Cost of Renting vs. Buying in the US [INFOGRAPHIC]

June 23, 2017 11:54 am

The Cost of Renting vs. Buying in the US [INFOGRAPHIC] | Keeping Current Matters