How Much Leverage Do Today’s House Sellers Have?
by KCM Crew on 2021-02-24 at 11:00 AM
The housing market has been scorching hot over the last twelve months. Buyers and their high demand have far outnumbered sellers and a short supply of houses. According to the latest Existing Home Sales Report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR), sales are up 23.7% from the same time last year while the inventory
The Reason Mortgage Rates Are Projected to...
by KCM Crew on 2021-02-23 at 11:00 AM
We’re currently experiencing historically low mortgage rates. Over the last fifty years, the average on a Freddie Mac 30-year fixed-rate mortgage has been 7.76%. Today, that rate is 2.81%. Flocks of homebuyers have been taking advantage of these remarkably low rates over the last twelve months. However, there’s no guarantee rates will remain this low
Where Have All the Houses Gone?
by KCM Crew on 2021-02-22 at 11:00 AM
In today’s housing market, it seems harder than ever to find a home to buy. Before the health crisis hit us a year ago, there was already a shortage of homes for sale. When many homeowners delayed their plans to sell at the same time that more buyers aimed to take advantage of record-low mortgage
Gap to invest $140 million to build Texas...
on 2021-02-24 at 5:43 PM
The Longview, Texas, warehouse will be able to process 1 million packages per day as Gap tries to double its online business over the next two years.
Chase doubles housing grant program as American...
on 2021-02-24 at 1:20 PM
Chase Bank will double its Homebuyer Grant in an effort to foster homeownership among Black and Latino communities.
Weekly mortgage application volume drops 11% as...
on 2021-02-24 at 12:00 PM
Total mortgage application volume fell 11.4% compared with the previous week, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's seasonally adjusted index.
Homeowners Feel Ready to Sell
on 2018-10-08 at 4:02 PM
77 percent of Americans think that now is a good time to sell a home, a new record high.
Trick or Treat Safety Rules for Homeowners
on 2018-10-08 at 3:56 PM
Using bright outdoor lights, LED lights instead of candles, and friction tape on steps to prevent slips will help make Halloween safer for everyone.
Consumers Care About the Environment
on 2018-10-08 at 3:49 PM
American property owners and communities are more concerned about the environment than ever before, and consumer inclinations for walkable communities and energy-efficient homes are on the rise.