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Buying What’s Ahead for Mortgage Rates and Home Prices? Now that the end of 2022 is within sight, you may be wondering what’s going to happen in the housing market next year and what that may mean if you’re thinking about buying a home. Here’s a look at the latest expert insights on both mortgage rates and home prices so you can make your best […]
Selling Define Slump Ask anyone who sold their home this year. If “Days On Market” is the gauge, they’ll tell you it’s still a good time to sell. Visit FieldstonePropertyGroup.com
Buying What’s Ahead for Home Prices? As the housing market cools in response to the dramatic rise in mortgage rates, home price appreciation is cooling as well. And if you’re following along with headlines in the media, you’re probably seeing a wide range of opinions calling for everything from falling home prices to ongoing appreciation. But what’s true? What’s most likely to happen moving forward? […]
Buying Housing Supply and Demand… The Latest Over the past two years, the substantial imbalance of low housing supply and high buyer demand pushed home sales and buyer competition to new heights. But this year, things are shifting as supply and demand reach an inflection point. The graph below helps tell the story of just how different things are today. This year, buyer […]
Buying The Emotional and Non-financial Benefits of Homeownership With higher mortgage rates, you might be wondering if now’s the best time to buy a home. While the financial aspects are important to consider, there are also powerful non-financial reasons it may make sense to make a move. Here are just a few of the benefits that come with homeownership. Homeowners Can Make Their Home Truly Their […]
Selling Perspective Matters When Selling Your House Today Does the latest news about the housing market have you questioning your plans to sell your house? If so, perspective is key. Here are some of the ways I can explain the shift that’s happening today and why it’s still a sellers’ market even during the cooldown. Fewer Homes for Sale than Pre-Pandemic While the supply of […]
Buying September Market Stats for Northern Michigan Every month, I publish the latest market data from the Northern Michigan MLS. Data for 17 areas in three counties is compiled, filtered and presented in easy to read infographics. Just select the “Market Data” tab above and choose the county you want to view. Interested in more than a one month snapshot? Scroll down each […]
Buying The Long-Term Benefit of Homeownership Today’s cooling housing market, the rise in mortgage rates, and mounting economic concerns have some people questioning: should I still buy a home this year? While it’s true this year has unique challenges for homebuyers, it’s important to factor the long-term benefits of homeownership into your decision. Consider this: if you know people who bought a home 5, […]
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Buying The Housing Shortage Explained If you’re curious about WHY we have a lack of inventory – this infographic will help! As you can see, a lack of homes built in the past decade and recent low interest rates have affected the current home supply, and created our current inventory crisis. You need an expert if you’re considering buying or […]
Buying Great News About Housing Inventory Some Highlights Experts say the number of homes for sale is growing this year, and that can have a big impact on your move. If you’re planning to buy, additional options in today’s market may be just what you’ve been waiting for. More inventory means added opportunities to find the home of your dreams. Connect with a local real estate advisor so you […]
Buying Think Home Prices Are Going To Fall? Think Again Over the last two years, the rate of home prices appreciated at a dramatic pace. While that led to incredible equity gains for homeowners, it’s also caused some buyers to wonder if home prices will fall. It’s important to know the housing market isn’t a bubble about to burst, and home price growth is supported by strong market fundamentals. […]
Buying Wondering Where You’ll Move if You Sell Your House Today? KCM Blog If you put a pause on your home search because you weren’t sure where you’d go once you sold your house, it might be a good time to get back into the market. That’s because today’s market is undergoing a shift, and the supply of homes for sale is increasing as a result. That means you […]
Stats June Market Stats Have you ever dreamed of living on the shores of Lake Charlevoix in fast growing Boyne City? Northern Michigan is in high demand and Boyne City is no different. Median list price is up 43% compared to June 2021. Listings only remained on the market 32 days on average. Four days less than last June. […]
Buying Homes Are Available Are you hesitating to sell your home because you’re worried about buying?  The latest housing inventory data may ease those concerns. Check out this infographic from our friends at Keeping Current Matters and Realtor.com.
Selling It’s Still a Good Time to Sell Your Home   A Majority of Consumers Say It’s a Good Time To Sell Your House If you’re a homeowner thinking about selling your house, you’re probably looking for the best time to make your move. That means you’re likely balancing a number of factors, like your changing needs, where you’ll go when you sell, and today’s mortgage rates in […]
Stats Today’s Average Down Payment Is Lower Than You Think The real estate market has changed. Here’s a look at 4 trends expected to continue in 2022! If you know anyone considering selling OR buying property, start them out in the right direction. Connect them with a trusted professional.  It doesn’t matter where they live. It would be my honor to help guide their journey. […]
Stats 2021 Year in Review 2021 was a year that we saw a LOT of change in the real estate industry! Here’s a look at some stats that show just how wild a ride it was! If you know anyone, anywhere considering buying or selling a home, start their journey out on the right path. Connect them with a trusted […]