Why This Is a Great Year to Sell Your Vacation...
by KCM Crew on 2021-04-15 at 4:00 AM
As vaccines are administered and travel resumes, many of us are beginning to plan for those long-awaited vacations we missed out on over the past year. Some households are focusing their efforts on buying a vacation home rather than staying in a hotel, too. The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) reports: “Second homes (i.e.,
93% of Americans Believe a Home Is a Better...
by KCM Crew on 2021-04-14 at 4:00 AM
A recent Survey of Consumer Finances study released by the Federal Reserve reveals the net worth of homeowners is forty times greater than that of renters. If you’re wondering if homeownership is a good investment, the study clearly answers that question, and the answer is yes. Do Americans believe a home is a better investment
Some Buyers Prefer Smaller Homes
by KCM Crew on 2021-04-13 at 4:00 AM
Over the past year, we’ve had plenty of opportunities to reflect on what we consider most important in our lives. The place we call home is one of the biggest things many of us are reevaluating. George Ratiu, Senior Economist at realtor.com, shares: “The very nature of the pandemic, through the health implications, social distancing,
Mortgage refinance demand hits lowest level in...
on 2021-04-14 at 4:35 PM
It was a mixed week for mortgage rates, which started high and then fell slightly, but the damage was done early.
'When is the housing market going to crash?' is a...
on 2021-04-13 at 11:24 AM
Google reported last week that the search "When is the housing market going to crash?" had spiked 2,450% in the past month.
Op-ed: More boomers are choosing to 'upsize'...
on 2021-04-13 at 7:00 AM
Rather than downsizing, retirees are starting to upsize, moving to bigger homes in their golden years. They're doing it for all sorts of reasons.
Homeowners Feel Ready to Sell
on 2018-10-08 at 10:02 AM
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 9:56 AM
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 9:49 AM
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.