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  • Some Highlights: There are many benefits to love about homeownership, and they’re not all financial. Being a part of a neighborhood, driving academic achievement, and improving mental health are just a few of these advantages. Reach out to a local real estate professional today to determine if you’re ready to embrace the rewards of owning your own home. The post Reasons to Fall in Love with Homeownership [INFOGRAPHIC] appeared first on Keeping Current Matters. ...

  • It’s hard to listen to today’s news without hearing about the uncertainty surrounding global markets, the spread of the coronavirus, and tensions in the Middle East, just to name a few. These concerns have caused some to question their investment plans going forward. The post How the Housing Market Benefits with Uncertainty in the World appeared first on Keeping Current Matters. ...

  • The success of the U.S. residential real estate market, like any other market, is determined by supply and demand. The post The #1 Reason to List Your House Right Now appeared first on Keeping Current Matters. ...

  • Regardless of the lack of inventory on the market, the U.S. homeownership rate has climbed to a 6-year high. The post Homeownership Rate on the Rise to a 6-Year High appeared first on Keeping Current Matters. ...

  • Even though there’s a big buyer demand for homes in today’s low inventory market, it doesn’t mean you should price your home as high as the sky when you’re ready to sell. The post How Pricing Your Home Right Makes a Big Difference appeared first on Keeping Current Matters. ...

  • Some Highlights: Americans are on the move, and the most recent Atlas Van Lines Migration Patterns Survey tracked the 2019 traffic flow from state-to-state. Idaho held on to the top spot of ‘high inbound’ states for the second time since 2017, followed by Washington State. New York was the country’s outbound move leader in 2019, a designation it most recently held in 2014. The post The Top States Americans Moved to Last Year [INFOGRAPHIC] appeared first on Keeping Current Matters. ...

  • Rents in the United States have been skyrocketing since 2012. This has caused many renters to face a tremendous burden when juggling their housing expenses and the desire to save for a down payment at the same time. The recent stabilization of rental prices provides a great opportunity for renters to save more of their current income to put toward the purchase of a home. The post Great News for Renters Who Want to Buy a Home appeared first on Keeping Current Matters. ...

  • A desire among many seniors is to “age in place.” According to the Senior Resource Guide, the term means, “…that you will be remaining in your own home for the later years of your life; not moving into a smaller home, assisted living, or a retirement community etcetera.” There is no doubt about it – there’s a comfort in staying in a home you’ve lived in for many years instead of moving to a totally new or unfamiliar environment. There is, however, new information that suggests t ...

  • When buying a home, we all want to feel like we’re making the right decision, paying a fair price, and making the best investment of our lives. According to a recent gender-based study, men and women can unknowingly walk away with very different financial outcomes when the deal closes. Thankfully, if you follow some simple ways to arm yourself with the information you need to prepare in advance, you’re more likely to feel like you’ve won when the keys to your new house are in your pocket. ...

  • When the number of buyers in the housing market outnumbers the number of homes for sale, it’s called a “seller’s market.” The advantage tips toward the seller as low inventory heats up the competition among those searching for a place to call their own. This can create multiple offer scenarios and bidding wars, making it tough for buyers to land their dream homes – unless they stand out from the crowd. The post Three Reasons Why Pre-Approval Is the First Step in the 2020 Homebuying J ...

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