Three Ways Low Inventory Is a Win for Sellers
by KCM Crew on 2020-10-29 at 3:00 AM
The number of houses for sale today is significantly lower than the high buyer activity in the current housing market. According to Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist for the National Association of Realtors (NAR): “There is no shortage of hopeful, potential buyers, but inventory is historically low.” When the demand for homes is higher than what’s
Buyer Interest Is Growing among Younger...
by KCM Crew on 2020-10-28 at 3:00 AM
The demand for homes this year is extraordinary as record-breaking numbers of hopeful buyers continue to shop for homes. In a normal year, the peak homebuying season comes to a close by early fall. However, 2020 is anything but a normal year, and the housing market is no exception. Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist for the
How Down Payment Assistance Opens the Door to...
by KCM Crew on 2020-10-27 at 3:00 AM
Many people are eager to buy a home right now while affordability continues to be a highlight of the current housing market. However, a recent survey by Sparks Research shows that 20% of first-time homebuyers cite a lack of financial education as a barrier to homeownership. This is definitely understandable. If you don’t feel comfortable
Earnings for apartment owners show the pain of...
on 2020-10-29 at 11:25 AM
Decidedly weak quarterly earnings reports from major apartment REITs this week paint a bleak picture for some of the largest urban rental markets.
There was a surprise drop in September home sales...
on 2020-10-29 at 7:07 AM
Potential homebuyers may be hitting the limit of what they can afford. Pending home sales fell 2.2% in September compared with August.
Real estate fintech CoreLogic receives multiple...
on 2020-10-28 at 8:04 AM
Property data and analytics firm CoreLogic has received multiple takeover bids at north of $80 a share.
Homeowners Feel Ready to Sell
on 2018-10-08 at 9:02 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 8:56 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 8:49 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.