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Monthly Archives: April 2023

    Ways To Overcome Affordability Challenges in Today’s Housing Market

    By Khaliyah Heaven Barakhyahu | April 28, 2023

    Ways To Overcome Affordability Challenges in Today’s Housing Market [INFOGRAPHIC] Some Highlights With so few homes on the market right now, widening the scope of your search to include nearby areas could help you find more options in your budget. You can also work with a trusted lender to consider alternative financing options and search... Read More

    Why Today’s Foreclosure Numbers Are Nothing Like 2008

    By Khaliyah Heaven Barakhyahu | April 27, 2023

    Why Today’s Foreclosure Numbers Are Nothing Like 2008 You’ve likely seen headlines about the number of foreclosures climbing in today’s housing market. That may leave you with a few questions, especially if you’re thinking about buying a house. Understanding what they really mean is mission-critical if you want to know the truth about what’s happening... Read More

    The Three Factors Affecting Home Affordability Today

    By Khaliyah Heaven Barakhyahu | April 26, 2023

    The Three Factors Affecting Home Affordability Today There’s been a lot of focus on higher mortgage rates and how they’re creating affordability challenges for today’s homebuyers. It’s true that rates climbed dramatically since the record-low we saw during the pandemic. But home affordability is based on more than just mortgage rates – it’s determined by... Read More

    What Are the Experts Saying About the Spring Housing Market?

    By Khaliyah Heaven Barakhyahu | April 25, 2023

    What Are the Experts Saying About the Spring Housing Market? The housing market’s been going through a lot of change lately, and there’s been uncertainty surrounding what will happen this spring. You may be wondering if more homes will go on the market, what’s next with home prices and mortgage rates, or what the best... Read More

    The Power of Pre-Approval

    By Khaliyah Heaven Barakhyahu | April 24, 2023

    The Power of Pre-Approval If you’re buying a home this spring, today’s housing market can feel like a challenge. With so few homes on the market right now, plus higher mortgage rates, it’s essential to have a firm grasp on your homebuying budget. You’ll also need a sense of determination to find the right house... Read More

    Why You May Want an Energy-Efficient Home

    By Khaliyah Heaven Barakhyahu | April 21, 2023

    Why You May Want an Energy-Efficient Home [INFOGRAPHIC] Some Highlights Since inflation is increasing the cost of goods and services, it may make sense to look for an energy-efficient home. Energy prices have increased over the last year, so look for energy-efficient features in your home search. If you’re looking to buy a home this... Read More

    What’s the Difference Between a Home Inspection and an Appraisal?

    By Khaliyah Heaven Barakhyahu | April 20, 2023

    What’s the Difference Between a Home Inspection and an Appraisal? If you’re planning to buy a home, an inspection is an important step in the process. It assesses the condition of the home before you finalize the transaction. It’s also a different step in the process from an appraisal, which is a professional evaluation of... Read More

    Falling out of Love with Your House? It May Be Time To Move.

    By Khaliyah Heaven Barakhyahu | April 19, 2023

    Falling out of Love with Your House? It May Be Time To Move. Owning a home means having a place that’s solely your own and provides the space, features, and location you and your loved ones need. But what happens when your needs change? If this hits home for you, it may be time to... Read More

    5 Reasons Millennials Are Buying Homes

    By Khaliyah Heaven Barakhyahu | April 18, 2023

    5 Reasons Millennials Are Buying Homes In the United States, there are over 72 million millennials. If you’re part of that generation and have thought about buying a home, you aren’t alone. According to Zonda, 98% of millennials want to become a homeowner at some point if they aren’t already. But why? There are plenty... Read More

    Think Twice Before Waiting for Lower Home Prices

    By Khaliyah Heaven Barakhyahu | April 17, 2023

    Think Twice Before Waiting for Lower Home Prices As the housing market continues to change, you may be wondering where it’ll go from here. One factor you’re probably thinking about is home prices, which have come down a bit since they peaked last June. And you’ve likely heard something in the news or on social... Read More