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Category: Move-Up Buyers

    Mortgage Rates Will Come Down, It’s Just a Matter of Time

    By KCM Crew | November 21, 2022

    This past year, rising mortgage rates have slowed the red-hot housing market. Over the past nine months, we’ve seen fewer homes sold than the previous month as home price growth has slowed. All of this is due to the fact that the average 30-year fixed mortgage rate has doubled this year, severely limiting homebuying power […] Read More

    Why It May Be Time To Add Newly Built Homes to Your Search

    By KCM Crew | November 15, 2022

    If you put a pause on your home search because you weren’t sure where you’d go once you sold your house, it might be a good time to get back into the market. If you’re willing to work with a trusted agent to consider a newly built home, you may have even more options and […] Read More

    VA Loans: Making Homes for the Brave Achievable [INFOGRAPHIC]

    By KCM Crew | November 11, 2022

    Some Highlights VA Loans can help make homeownership possible for those who have served our country. These loans offer great benefits for eligible individuals and can help them buy a VA-approved house or condo, build a new home, or make improvements... Read More

    VA Loans Can Help Veterans Achieve Their Dream of Homeownership

    By KCM Crew | November 10, 2022

    For over 78 years, Veterans Affairs (VA) home loans have provided millions of veterans with the opportunity to purchase homes of their own. If you or a loved one have served, it’s important to understand this program and its benefits. Here are some things you should know about VA loans before you start the homebuying […] Read More

    What’s Ahead for Mortgage Rates and Home Prices?

    By KCM Crew | November 9, 2022

    Now that the end of 2022 is within sight, you may be wondering what’s going to happen in the housing market next year and what that may mean if you’re thinking about buying a home. Here’s a look at the latest expert insights on both mortgage rates and home prices so you can make your […] Read More

    The Majority of Americans Still View Homeownership as the American Dream

    By KCM Crew | November 8, 2022

    Buying a home is a powerful decision, and it remains a key part of the American Dream. In fact, the 2022 Consumer Insights Report from Mynd found the majority of people polled still view homeownership as a key life achievement. Let’s explore just a few of the reasons why so many Americans continue to value […] Read More

    Key Factors Affecting Home Affordability Today

    By KCM Crew | November 7, 2022

    Every time there’s a news segment about the housing market, we hear about the affordability challenges buyers are facing today. Those headlines are focused on how much mortgage rates have climbed this year. And while it’s true rates have risen dramatically, it’s important to remember they aren’t the only factor in the affordability equation. Here […] Read More

    Homeownership Wins Over Time [INFOGRAPHIC]

    By KCM Crew | November 4, 2022

    Some Highlights If you’re questioning whether or not to buy a home this year due to today’s cooling market, consider the long-term financial benefits of homeownership. As a homeowner, equity increases your wealth. On average, nationwide, home prices... Read More

    Do You Believe Homeownership Is Out of Reach? Maybe It Doesn’t Have To Be.

    By KCM Crew | November 3, 2022

    It turns out, millennials aren’t the renter generation after all. The 2022 Consumer Insights Report from Mynd says there’s a portion of millennial and Gen Z buyers who are pursuing homeownership as a way to build their wealth, but it may not be exactly the way previous generations have done it. The study explains how […] Read More

    Sell Your House Before the Holidays

    By KCM Crew | November 2, 2022

    As you look ahead to the winter season, you’re likely making plans and thinking about what you want to achieve before the year ends. One of those key decision points could be whether or not you want to move this year. If the location or size of your current home no longer meets your needs, […] Read More