Should I Wait until next Year to Buy? Or Buy Now? [INFOGRAPHIC] | Keeping Current Matters

Some Highlights:

  • The Cost of Waiting to Buy is defined as the additional funds it would take to buy a home if prices & interest rates were to increase over a period of time.
  • Freddie Mac predicts interest rates to rise to 5.1% by 2019.
  • CoreLogic predicts home prices to appreciate by 4.3% over the next 12 months.
  • If you are ready and willing to buy your dream home, find out if you are able to!

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Date posted: February 16, 2018 | Author: | Comments Off on Should I Wait Until Next Year to Buy? Or Buy Now? [INFOGRAPHIC]

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Should I Wait until next Year to Buy? Or Buy Now? [INFOGRAPHIC] | Simplifying The Market

Some Highlights:

  • The Cost of Waiting to Buy is defined as the additional funds it would take to buy a home if prices & interest rates were to increase over a period of time.
  • Freddie Mac predicts interest rates to rise to 5.1% by 2019.
  • CoreLogic predicts home prices to appreciate by 4.3% over the next 12 months.
  • If you are ready and willing to buy your dream home, find out if you are able to!
Date posted: February 16, 2018 | Author: | Comments Off on Should I Wait Until Next Year to Buy? Or Buy Now? [INFOGRAPHIC]

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5 Reasons to Love Using A RE Pro [INFOGRAPHIC] | Keeping Current Matters

Highlights:

  • Hiring a real estate professional to guide you through the process of buying a home or selling your house can be one of the best decisions you make!
  • They are there for you to help with paperwork, understanding the process, negotiations, and helping you with pricing (both when making an offer or setting the right price for your home).
  • One of the top reasons to hire a real estate professional is their understanding of your local market and how the conditions in your neighborhood will impact your experience.

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Date posted: February 9, 2018 | Author: | Comments Off on 5 Reasons to Love Using A Real Estate Pro [INFOGRAPHIC]

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5 Reasons to Love Using A RE Pro [INFOGRAPHIC] | Simplifying The Market

Highlights:

  • Hiring a real estate professional to guide you through the process of buying a home or selling your house can be one of the best decisions you make!
  • They are there for you to help with paperwork, understanding the process, negotiations, and helping you with pricing (both when making an offer or setting the right price for your home).
  • One of the top reasons to hire a real estate professional is their understanding of your local market and how the conditions in your neighborhood will impact your experience.
Date posted: February 9, 2018 | Author: | Comments Off on 5 Reasons to Love Using A Real Estate Pro [INFOGRAPHIC]

Categories: First Time Home Buyers For Buyers For Sellers FSBO's Infographics Move-Up Buyers

5 Reasons Homeowners Can Throw Better Super Bowl Parties! [INFOGRAPHIC] | Keeping Current Matters

Highlights:

  • Watching the big game at home with your friends & family offers many advantages.
  • There’s more room to entertain a large crowd and you don’t have to worry about complaints to your landlord if you cheer too loudly!
  • The kitchen is big enough to make as many appetizers as you want, and if some of your guests are only there to watch the commercials, they can do so on a different TV in another room!

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Date posted: February 2, 2018 | Author: | Comments Off on 5 Reasons Homeowners Can Throw Better Super Bowl Parties! [INFOGRAPHIC]

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5 Reasons Homeowners Can Throw Better Super Bowl Parties! [INFOGRAPHIC] | Simplifying The Market

5 Reasons Homeowners Can Throw Better Super Bowl Parties! [INFOGRAPHIC] | Simplifying The Market

Highlights:

  • Watching the big game at home with your friends & family offers many advantages.
  • There’s more room to entertain a large crowd and you don’t have to worry about complaints to your landlord if you cheer too loudly!
  • The kitchen is big enough to make as many appetizers as you want, and if some of your guests are only there to watch the commercials, they can do so on a different TV in another room!
Date posted: February 2, 2018 | Author: | Comments Off on 5 Reasons Homeowners Can Throw Better Super Bowl Parties! [INFOGRAPHIC]

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5 Reasons Millennials Choose to Buy [INFOGRAPHIC] | Keeping Current Matters

Some Highlights:

  • “The majority of millennials said they consider owning a home more sensible than renting for both financial and lifestyle reasons — including control of living space, flexibility in future decisions, privacy and security, and living in a nice home.”
  • The top reason millennials choose to buy is to have control over their living space, at 93%.
  • Many millennials who rent a home or apartment prior to buying their own homes dream of the day when they will be able to paint the walls whatever color they’d like, or renovate an outdated part of their living space.

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Date posted: January 26, 2018 | Author: | Comments Off on 5 Reasons Millennials Choose to Buy [INFOGRAPHIC]

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5 Reasons Millennials Choose to Buy [INFOGRAPHIC] | Simplifying The Market

Some Highlights:

  • “The majority of millennials said they consider owning a home more sensible than renting for both financial and lifestyle reasons — including control of living space, flexibility in future decisions, privacy and security, and living in a nice home.”
  • The top reason millennials choose to buy is to have control over their living space, at 93%.
  • Many millennials who rent a home or apartment prior to buying their own homes dream of the day when they will be able to paint the walls whatever color they’d like, or renovate an outdated part of their living space.
Date posted: January 26, 2018 | Author: | Comments Off on 5 Reasons Millennials Choose to Buy [INFOGRAPHIC]

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Where Did Americans Move in 2017? [INFOGRAPHIC] | Keeping Current Matters

Some Highlights:

  • Atlas Van Lines recently released the results of their annual Migration Patterns Survey in which they tracked their customer’s movement from state-to-state over the course of 2017.
  • Idaho held on to the top spot of ‘high inbound’ states for the 2nd year in a row followed by Washington.
  • The ‘outbound’ states seem to draw a line straight across the country from Connecticut to Wyoming.

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Date posted: January 19, 2018 | Author: | Comments Off on Where Did Americans Move in 2017? [INFOGRAPHIC]

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Where Did Americans Move in 2017? [INFOGRAPHIC] | Simplifying The Market

Where Did Americans Move in 2017? [INFOGRAPHIC] | Simplifying The Market

Some Highlights:

  • Atlas Van Lines recently released the results of their annual Migration Patterns Survey in which they tracked their customer’s movement from state-to-state over the course of 2017.
  • Idaho held on to the top spot of ‘high inbound’ states for the 2nd year in a row followed by Washington.
  • The ‘outbound’ states seem to draw a line straight across the country from Connecticut to Wyoming.
Date posted: January 19, 2018 | Author: | Comments Off on Where Did Americans Move in 2017? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Categories: First Time Home Buyers For Buyers For Sellers Housing Market Updates Infographics Move-Up Buyers

The Impact Staging Your Home Has on Sales Price [INFOGRAPHIC] | Keeping Current Matters

Some Highlights:

  • The National Association of Realtors surveyed their members & released the findings of their Annual Profile of Home Staging.
  • 50% of staged homes saw a 1-10% increase in dollar value offers from buyers.
  • 77% of buyer’s agents said staging made it easier for buyers to visualize the home as their own.
  • The top rooms to stage in order to attract more buyers are the living room, master bedroom, kitchen, and dining room.

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Date posted: January 12, 2018 | Author: | Comments Off on The Impact Staging Your Home Has on Sales Price [INFOGRAPHIC]

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The Impact Staging Your Home Has on Sales Price [INFOGRAPHIC] | Simplifying The Market

Some Highlights:

  • The National Association of Realtors surveyed their members & released the findings of their Annual Profile of Home Staging.
  • 50% of staged homes saw a 1-10% increase in dollar value offers from buyers.
  • 77% of buyer’s agents said staging made it easier for buyers to visualize the home as their own.
  • The top rooms to stage in order to attract more buyers are the living room, master bedroom, kitchen, and dining room.
Date posted: January 12, 2018 | Author: | Comments Off on The Impact Staging Your Home Has on Sales Price [INFOGRAPHIC]

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4 Reasons to Sell This Winter [INFOGRAPHIC] | Keeping Current Matters

Some Highlights:

  • Buyer demand continues to outpace the supply of homes for sale which means that buyers are often competing with one another for the few listings that are available!
  • Housing inventory is still under the 6-month supply needed to sustain a normal housing market.
  • Perhaps the time has come for you and your family to move on and start living the life you desire.

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Date posted: January 5, 2018 | Author: | Comments Off on 4 Reasons to Sell This Winter [INFOGRAPHIC]

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4 Reasons to Sell This Winter [INFOGRAPHIC] | Simplifying The Market

4 Reasons to Sell This Winter [INFOGRAPHIC] | Simplifying The Market

Some Highlights:

  • Buyer demand continues to outpace the supply of homes for sale which means that buyers are often competing with one another for the few listings that are available!
  • Housing inventory is still under the 6-month supply needed to sustain a normal housing market.
  • Perhaps the time has come for you and your family to move on and start living the life you desire.
Date posted: January 5, 2018 | Author: | Comments Off on 4 Reasons to Sell This Winter [INFOGRAPHIC]

Categories: For Buyers For Sellers Infographics Move-Up Buyers

Buying or Selling in 2018? 5 Reasons to Resolve to Hire a Pro [INFOGRAPHIC] | Keeping Current Matters

Some Highlights:

  • As we usher in the new year, one thing is for certain… if you plan to buy or sell a house this year, you need a real estate professional on your team!
  • There are many benefits to using a local professional!
  • Pick a professional who knows your local market and can help you achieve your dreams!

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Date posted: December 29, 2017 | Author: | Comments Off on Buying or Selling in 2018? 5 Reasons to Resolve to Hire a Pro [INFOGRAPHIC]

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Buying or Selling in 2018? 5 Reasons to Resolve to Hire a Pro [INFOGRAPHIC] | Simplifying The Market

Buying or Selling in 2018? 5 Reasons to Resolve to Hire a Pro [INFOGRAPHIC] | Simplifying The Market

Some Highlights:

  • As we usher in the new year, one thing is for certain… if you plan to buy or sell a house this year, you need a real estate professional on your team!
  • There are many benefits to using a local professional!
  • Pick a professional who knows your local market and can help you achieve your dreams!
Date posted: December 29, 2017 | Author: | Comments Off on Buying or Selling in 2018? 5 Reasons to Resolve to Hire a Pro [INFOGRAPHIC]

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Existing Home Sales Reach Highest Annual Pace in 11 Years [INFOGRAPHIC] | Keeping Current Matters

Some Highlights:

  • Existing home sales are currently at an annual pace of 5.81 million, the highest pace since December 2006.
  • The inventory of existing homes for sale has dropped year-over-year for the last 30 consecutive months and is now at a 3.4-month supply.
  • NAR’s Chief Economist Lawrence Yun had this to say: “Faster economic growth in recent quarters, the booming stock market and continuous job gains are fueling substantial demand for buying a home as 2017 comes to an end.”

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Date posted: December 22, 2017 | Author: | Comments Off on Existing Home Sales Reach Highest Annual Pace in 11 Years [INFOGRAPHIC]

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Existing Home Sales Reach Highest Annual Pace in 11 Years [INFOGRAPHIC] | Simplifying The Market

Some Highlights:

  • Existing home sales are currently at an annual pace of 5.81 million, the highest pace since December 2006.
  • The inventory of existing homes for sale has dropped year-over-year for the last 30 consecutive months and is now at a 3.4-month supply.
  • NAR’s Chief Economist Lawrence Yun had this to say: “Faster economic growth in recent quarters, the booming stock market and continuous job gains are fueling substantial demand for buying a home as 2017 comes to an end.”
Date posted: December 22, 2017 | Author: | Comments Off on Existing Home Sales Reach Highest Annual Pace in 11 Years [INFOGRAPHIC]

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Home Prices Up 6.54% Across the Country! [INFOGRAPHIC] | Keeping Current Matters

Some Highlights:

  • The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) recently released their latest Quarterly Home Price Index report.
  • In the report, home prices are compared both regionally and by state.
  • Based on the latest numbers, if you plan on relocating to another state, waiting to move may end up costing you more!

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Date posted: December 15, 2017 | Author: | Comments Off on Home Prices Up 6.54% Across the Country! [INFOGRAPHIC]

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Home Prices Up 6.54% Across the Country! [INFOGRAPHIC] | Simplifying The Market

Some Highlights:

  • The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) recently released their latest Quarterly Home Price Index report.
  • In the report, home prices are compared both regionally and by state.
  • Based on the latest numbers, if you plan on relocating to another state, waiting to move may end up costing you more!
Date posted: December 15, 2017 | Author: | Comments Off on Home Prices Up 6.54% Across the Country! [INFOGRAPHIC]

Categories: First Time Home Buyers For Buyers For Sellers Infographics Move-Up Buyers Pricing