Blog Buying a Home Is Cheaper Than Renting in the Majority of the US The results of the 2018 Rental Affordability Report from ATTOM show that buying a median-priced home is more affordable than renting a three-bedroom property in 54% of U.S. counties analyzed for the report.… Written by Client Care April 23, 2018 No Comments Is Family Mortgage Debt Out of Control? Some homeowners have recently done a “cash out” refinance and have taken a portion of their increased equity from their house. Others have sold their homes and purchased more expensive… Written by Client Care April 19, 2018 No Comments Getting Pre-Approved Should Always Be Your First Step In many markets across the country, the number of buyers searching for their dream homes greatly outnumbers the number of homes for sale. This has led to a competitive marketplace where buyers… Written by Client Care April 16, 2018 No Comments Mortgage Interest Rates Have Begun to Level Off Whether you are a buyer searching for your first home, or a homeowner looking to move up to your next home, you should pay attention to where mortgage interest rates… Written by Client Care April 11, 2018 No Comments US Housing Market Still In ‘Buy Territory’! According to the Beracha, Hardin & Johnson Buy vs. Rent (BH&J) Index, the U.S. housing market has continued to move deeper into buy territory, supporting the belief that housing markets across… Written by Client Care April 9, 2018 No Comments House Prices: Simply a Matter of Supply & Demand Why are home prices still rising? It is a simple answer. There are more purchasers in the market right now than there are available homes for them to buy. This… Written by Client Care April 5, 2018 No Comments NOT Owning Your Home Can Cost You a Lot of Money! Owning a home has great financial benefits, yet many continue to rent! Today, let’s look at the financial reasons why owning a home of your own has been a part… Written by Client Care April 2, 2018 No Comments 99% of Experts Agree: Home Prices Will Increase Some believe that the combined effects of the new tax code and rising mortgage rates will have an adverse impact on residential real estate prices in 2018. However, the clear… Written by Client Care March 29, 2018 No Comments 5 Reasons Why to Sell This Spring! Here are five reasons listing your home for sale this spring makes sense. 1. Demand Is Strong The latest Buyer Traffic Report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) shows… Written by Client Care March 26, 2018 No Comments Freddie Mac: Rising Mortgage Rates DO NOT Lead to Falling Home Prices Recently, Freddie Mac published an Insight Report titled Nowhere to go but up? How increasing mortgage rates could affect housing. The report focused on the impact the projected rise in… Written by Client Care March 22, 2018 No Comments 1234...32 About our blog Our agents write often to give you the latest insights on owning a home or property in the Charlotte Metro Area area. Archives April 2018 March 2018 February 2018 January 2018 December 2017 November 2017 October 2017 September 2017 August 2017 July 2017 May 2017 April 2017 March 2017 February 2017 January 2017 December 2016 November 2016 October 2016 September 2016 August 2016 July 2016 June 2016 May 2016 April 2016 March 2016 February 2016 January 2016 December 2015 November 2015 October 2015 September 2015 August 2015 July 2015 June 2015 May 2015 April 2015 March 2015 February 2015 January 2015 Recent Posts Buying a Home Is Cheaper Than Renting in the Majority of the US Is Family Mortgage Debt Out of Control? Getting Pre-Approved Should Always Be Your First Step Mortgage Interest Rates Have Begun to Level Off US Housing Market Still In ‘Buy Territory’!