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Aug. 9, 2022

August 2022 Market Update - No Bargains

 

 

MANY BUYERS ARE LOOKING FOR A DEAL OR WAITING FOR THE HOUSING MARKET TO CRASH BEFORE THEY PURCHASE, BUT THAT IS NOT GOING TO HAPPEN ANYTIME ON THE HORIZON. 

 

 

The looming recession has buyers on the edge of their seats fully aware that the housing ...

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Aug. 8, 2022

3 Graphs to Show This Isn't a Housing Bubble

 

With all the headlines and buzz in the media, some consumers believe the market is in a housing bubble. As the housing market shifts, you may be wondering what’ll happen next. It’s only natural for concerns to creep in that it could be a repeat of what took place in 2008 ...

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Aug. 3, 2022

Mortgage Rates - This is What We Know To Be True


Up until about 20 years ago, rates generally remained about 7.5% and home buyers purchased homes at record rates to get their slice of the American Dream. But now that rates are in the mid-5% range, sales are slowing dramatically.

This is what we know to be true:

1 ...

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July 26, 2022

July 2022 Real Estate Market Update - What a Difference a Year Makes

 

 

IN COMPARING THIS YEAR TO LAST YEAR, THE HOUSING MARKET IS PROFOUNDLY DIFFERENT WITH HIGHER MORTGAGE RATES, MORE AVAILABLE HOMES, MUCH LOWER DEMAND, AND SIGNIFICANTLY 

LONGER MARKET TIMES. 

 

The tell-tale signs that the market has changed are all here. OPEN HOUSE directional arrows now adorn ...

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June 20, 2022

Home Price Deceleration Doesn’t Mean Home Price Depreciation

 

 

Experts in the real estate industry use a number of terms when they talk about what’s happening with home prices. And some of those words sound a bit similar but mean very different things. To help clarify what’s happening with home prices and where experts say they’re going, here’s a ...

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April 4, 2022

What’s Happening with Mortgage Rates, and Where Will They Go from Here?

 

 

Based on the Primary Mortgage Market Survey from Freddie Mac, the average 30-year fixed-rate mortgage has increased by 1.2% (3.22% to 4.42%) since January of this year. The rate jumped by more than a quarter of a point from just a week ago. Here’s a ...

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Feb. 17, 2022

Want to Live in a Community Designed by Disney?

 

Living in Orange County, we are so lucky to be so closed to "the Happiest Place on Earth," a.k.a. Disneyland. When you visit Disneyland, you quickly realize there are many people that really really love Disney - so much so that Disney has decided to build a Disney ...

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Jan. 19, 2022

January 2022 Real Estate Update - It's All About Supply

It's All About Supply

 

The supply of homes available to purchase today is at an all-time low level, and it is matched with strong demand that is not much different than prior to the pandemic. As a result, the market has been white hot from day one of ...

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Jan. 12, 2022

What Will Happen to Real Estate in 2022?

 

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Jan. 4, 2022

Where Did Everyone Move in 2021?

United Van Lines just revealed their National Movers Study for 2021 based on their exclusive data of customers' state-to-state migrations.

 

What states did people leave the most? 

It's not surprising that people left New Jersey, Illinois, New York, California and Connecticut at the highest rates - likely because ...

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