Buying a Home May Make More Financial Sense Than Renting One
If rising home prices leave you wondering if it makes more sense to rent or buy a home in today’s housing market, consider this. ...
Posted by Jennifer Simmon on August 3, 2022
How Your Equity Can Grow over Time
It’s true that record levels of home price appreciation have spurred significant equity gains for homeowners over the ...
Posted by Jennifer Simmon on July 6, 2022
Things To Avoid After Applying for a Home Loan
Once you’ve applied for a mortgage to buy a home, there are some key things to keep in mind. While it’s exciting to start thinking ...
Posted by Jennifer Simmon on June 22, 2022
Things That Could Help You Win a Bidding War on a Home
With a limited number of homes for sale today and so many buyers looking to make a purchase before mortgage rates rise ...
Posted by Kirk Simmon on May 3, 2022
Why Pre-Approval Is an Important Step for Today’s Homebuyers
Being intentional and competitive are musts when buying a home this season. That’s why pre-approval is so important today. ...
Posted by Kirk Simmon on April 19, 2022
A Key To Building Wealth Is Homeownership
The link between financial security and homeownership is especially important today as inflation rises. But many people may not ...
Posted by Jennifer Simmon on March 28, 2022
Don’t Get Caught Off Guard by Closing Costs
As a homebuyer, it’s important to plan and budget for the expenses you’ll encounter when you purchase a home. While most people ...
Posted by Jennifer Simmon on March 15, 2022
Down Payment Assistance Programs Can Help You Achieve Homeownership
For many homebuyers, the thought of saving for a down payment can feel daunting, especially in today’s market. That’s why, when asked ...
Posted by Jennifer Simmon on March 2, 2022
Don’t Let Student Loans Delay Your Homeownership Dreams
If you’re looking to buy a home, you may be wondering how your student loan debt could impact those plans. Do you have to wait until ...
Posted by Jennifer Simmon on February 8, 2022
Avoid the Rental Trap in 2022
Are you one of the many renters thinking about where you’ll live the next time your lease is up? Before you decide whether to look for a new ...
Posted by Jennifer Simmon on January 4, 2022
How Much Do You Need for Your Down Payment?
As you set out on your homebuying journey, you likely have a plan in place, and you’re working on saving for your purchase. But do you know ...
Posted by Jennifer Simmon on January 3, 2022
If You Think the Housing Market Will Slow This Winter, Think Again.
From the opportunity to take advantage of today’s low mortgage rates to changing homeowner needs, Americans have ...
Posted by Kirk Simmon on December 13, 2021
Struggling To Find a Home To Buy? New Construction May Be an Option.
There’s no question that the financial benefits of selling a house are outstanding today. Now is truly a great time to list if ...
Posted by Kirk Simmon on December 8, 2021
How To Think Strategically as a Buyer in Today’s Market
The game of chess can provide incredible lessons to apply to all aspects of life, including the homebuying process. Chess requires you to plan and ...
Posted by Kirk Simmon on December 1, 2021
Important Distinction: Homes Are Less Affordable, Not Unaffordable
It’s impossible to research the subject of buying a home without coming across a headline declaring that the fall in home affordability is a ...
Posted by Kirk Simmon on October 28, 2021
There's Still Time To Take Advantage of Historically Low Mortgage Rates
In today’s real estate market, mortgage interest rates are near record lows. If you’ve been in your current home for several years and ...
Posted by Kirk Simmon on July 24, 2021
Real Estate Is More About Time vs Timing
Real estate is more about time vs timing. You try to time the market. Is it high? Is it low? Should I buy now?
Posted by Kirk Simmon on June 30, 2021
Is It Better To Buy A House Now Or Wait?
Buyers are tired of not finding a home. Is it better to buy a house now or wait? Watch this video for my advice on buying a home in 2021.
Posted by Kirk Simmon on June 25, 2021