Friday, August 13, 2021 / by Jim Taranto
In today’s sellers’ market, you’re set up to win big when you list your house.
That’s because homes are selling fast, receiving 4.4 offers on average and often selling above the asking price. Then, when you buy your next home, you’ll also win by addressing your changing needs and taking advantage of near historic-low mortgage rates.
If you’re ready to make a move, let’s connect so you can capitalize on today’s market and find your next dream home. ...
Thursday, February 16, 2017 / by Jim Taranto
The Impact of Homeownership on Civic Involvement
by The KCM Crew on February 16, 2017 in First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Move-Up Buyers
The National Association of Realtors recently released a study titled 'Social Benefits of Homeownership and Stable Housing.’ The study confirmed a long-standing belief of most Americans:
“Owning a home embodies the promise of individual autonomy and is the aspiration of most American households. Homeownership allows households to accumulate wealth and social status, and is the basis for a number of positive social, economic, family and civic outcomes.”
Today, we want to cover the section of the report that quoted several studies concentrating on the impact homeownership has on the civic participation of family members. Here are some of the major findings on this issue revealed in the report:
Homeowners have a much greater financial stake in their neighborhoods than renters. With the median national home price in 2015 at ...
Tuesday, March 1, 2016 / by Jim Taranto
14,986 Homes Sold Yesterday… Did Yours?
There are some homeowners that have been waiting for months to get a price they hoped for when they originally listed their house for sale. The only thing they might want to consider is... If it hasn't sold yet, maybe it's not priced properly.
After all 14,986 houses sold yesterday, 14,986 will sell today and 14,986 will sell tomorrow.
That is the average number of homes that sell each and every day in this country according to the?National Association of Realtors’ (NAR)?latest?Existing Home Sales Report. NAR reported that sales are at an annual rate of 5.59 million. Divide that number by 36 ...