Homebuyers

Nov. 6, 2018

5 Tips When Buying a Newly Constructed Home

5 Tips When Buying a Newly Constructed Home | Keeping Current Matters

The lack of existing inventory for sale has forced many homebuyers to begin looking at new construction. When you buy a newly constructed home instead of an existing home, there are many extra steps that must take place.

To ensure a hassle-free process, here are 5 tips to keep in ...

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May 18, 2018

Is Your First Home Within Your Grasp Now? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Is Your First Home Within Your Grasp Now? [INFOGRAPHIC] | Keeping Current Matters

Some Highlights:

  • According to the US Census Bureau, ‘millennials’ are defined as 18-36-year-olds.
  • According to NAR’s latest Profile of Home Buyers & Sellers, the median age of all first-time home buyers is 32.
  • More and more ‘old millennials’ (25-36) are realizing that homeownership is within their grasp now!
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Feb. 15, 2018

Which Comes First... Marriage or Mortgage?

Which Comes First… Marriage or Mortgage? | Keeping Current Matters

According to the National Association of REALTORS most recent Profile of Home Buyers & Sellers, married couples once again dominated the first-time homebuyer statistics in 2017 at 57% of all buyers. It is no surprise that having two incomes to save for down payments and contribute to monthly housing costs ...

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Dec. 22, 2017

Existing Home Sales Reach Highest Annual Pace in 11 Years

Some Highlights:

  • Existing home sales are currently at an annual pace of 5.81 million, the highest pace since December 2006.

  • The inventory of existing homes for sale has dropped year-over-year for the last 30 consecutive months and is now at a 3.4-month supply.

  • NAR’s Chief Economist Lawrence Yun ...

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Nov. 13, 2017

Why Sell Now Instead of Later? The Buyers are Out Now

 

Each year, most homeowners wait until the spring to sell their houses because they believe that they can get a better deal during the normal spring buyer’s market. However, recently released data suggests that a seller’s best deal may be available right now. The concept of ‘supply & demand’ ...

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July 27, 2017

This Could Be The Perfect Time To Buy Your Dream Home

 


 

Over-dramatic headlines bashing the housing market--both its options and affordability--can make it hard to get excited about buying a house. In fact, it can feel flat out disheartening. The decision to buy a home is a big one and you should feel excited and confident about it, not ...

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