Majority of the Americans Still Believe that Owning a Home Is a Better Investment Than Stocks
A recent Survey of Consumer Finances study released by the Federal Reserve reveals the net worth of homeowners is forty ...
Posted by Steve Brown on April 14, 2021
4 Reasons Foreclosures Won't Hit Million Of Homeowners
There has been a lot of discussion as to what will happen once the 2.3 million households currently in forbearance no longer have the protection of ...
Posted by Matthew Stone Sr. on April 12, 2021
How Does The Latest Jobs Report Affect You & the Housing Market?
Last Friday, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released a very encouraging jobs report. The economy gained 916,000 jobs in March ...
Posted by Noah Francis on April 7, 2021
Today’s Lending Standards and Mortgage Credit Availability Index
Today, some are afraid the real estate market is starting to look a lot like it did in 2006, just prior to the housing crash. One of the factors ...
Posted by Adi Tuisavura on April 1, 2021
Should We Fear the Surge in Cash-Out Refinances?
Freddie Mac recently released their Quarterly Refinance Statistics report which covers refinances through 2020. The report explains ...
Posted by Susan Napier on March 23, 2021
What You Can Do About The Current Major Gain in Home Equity
Today’s home price appreciation is driving equity higher throughout the country.
If your needs are changing and you’re ready ...
Posted by Cassidy Francis on March 19, 2021
How does the housing market help the current economy?
Last year started off with a bang. Unemployment was under 4%, forecasters were giddy with their projections for the economy, and the ...
Posted by Allison Wilkinson on March 17, 2021
Will the Real Estate Market Bloom This Spring?
Spring is almost here, and many are wondering what it will bring for the housing market. Even though the pandemic continues on, it’s certain ...
Posted by Randal Banagas on March 11, 2021
6 Graphs Explaining The Current Housing Market
Many involved in the residential housing industry feared the market would be crushed under the pressure of a once-in-a-lifetime pandemic exactly ...
Posted by Steve Brown on March 10, 2021
Should You Be Upset With The Current Mortgage Rates?
Last Thursday, Freddie Mac announced that their 30-year fixed mortgage rate was over 3% (3.02%) for the first time since last July. ...
Posted by Gina Brown on March 9, 2021
What Will Happen To Home Prices in 2021?
The real estate market was on fire during the second half of 2020. Buyer demand was way up, and the supply of homes available for sale hit record ...
Posted by Allison Wilkinson on March 2, 2021
What Does An Increase In Mortgage Rate Means?
We’re currently experiencing historically low mortgage rates. Over the last fifty years, the average on a Freddie Mac 30-year ...
Posted by Steve Brown on February 23, 2021
Home Mortgage Rates by Decade
Mortgage interest rates have dropped considerably over the past year, and compared to what we’ve seen in recent decades, it’s a great ...
Posted by Matthew Stone Sr. on February 19, 2021
Will Mortgage Rates Continue To Drop Through 2021?
Some are wondering if we’ll see low rates continue throughout 2021, or if they’ll start to rise - this is because we have seen it hit ...
Posted by Susan Napier on February 18, 2021
Are We Now in a Housing Bubble Again?
Home values appreciated by about ten percent in 2020, and they’re forecast to appreciate by about five percent this year. This has some ...
Posted by Steve Brown on February 9, 2021
What's Next After You Leave Your Forbearance Plan?
According to the latest report from Black Knight, Inc., a well-respected provider of data and analytics for mortgage companies, 6.48 ...
Posted by Randal Banagas on January 27, 2021
Employment Rate Updates for 2021
Earlier this month, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released their most recent Jobs Report. The report revealed that the ...
Posted by Susan Napier on January 21, 2021
Are We Going To See A Huge Wave of Foreclosures Next Year?
At the onset of the economic disruptions caused by the COVID pandemic, the government quickly put into place forbearance plans to allow homeowners ...
Posted by Matt Stone on January 13, 2021