Interest Rates Over Time [INFOGRAPHIC]
by KCM Crew on 2020-02-21 at 6:00 AM
Some Highlights: With interest rates hovering at near historic lows, now is a great time to look back at where they’ve been, and how much they’ve changed over time. According to Freddie Mac, mortgage interest rates are currently hovering near a five-decade low. The impact your interest rate has on your monthly mortgage payment is significant. An increase of just $20 […]
The #1 Misconception in the Homebuying Process
by KCM Crew on 2020-02-20 at 6:00 AM
After over a year of moderating home prices, it appears home value appreciation is about to reaccelerate. Skylar Olsen, Director of Economic Research at Zillow, explained in a recent article: “A year ago, a combination of a government shutdown, stock market slump and mortgage rate spike caused a long-anticipated inventory rise. That supposed boom turned
The Many Benefits of Aging in a Community
by KCM Crew on 2020-02-19 at 6:00 AM
There’s comfort in being around people who share common interests, goals, and challenges. That comfort in a community doesn’t wane with age – it actually deepens. Whether it’s proudly talking about grandchildren or lamenting the fact that our eyes aren’t as good as they used to be, it helps to be around people who not
How this couple paid off their $300,000 mortgage...
on 2020-02-22 at 11:31 AM
Rob and Reshawn Lee bought a four-bedroom home in the suburbs of Dallas in June 2013. They paid it off in June 2018.
This Dallas couple paid off their mortgage early...
on 2020-02-22 at 11:01 AM
Rob and Reshawn Lee bought a four-bedroom home in the suburbs of Dallas, Texas for $300,000. They purchased the home in 2013 and paid it off in 2018. The couple wanted to start their own businesses and felt the flexibility of not having a mortgage payment would give them the confidence to quit their well-paying corporate jobs. Watch this video to find out how the couple paid off their mortgage […]
This fund is a play for the millennial home...
on 2020-02-22 at 7:08 AM
Hoya Capital Real Estate started an exchange traded fund last March that its founder calls a macro play on the housing shortage in the United States.
Homeowners Feel Ready to Sell
on 2018-10-08 at 12:02 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 11:56 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 11:49 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.