2 Myths Holding Back Home Buyers
In Realtor.com’s recent article, “Home Buyers’ Top Mortgage Fears: Which One Scares You?” they mention that “46% of potential home buyers fear they won’t qualify for a mortgage to the point that they don’t even try.”Myth #1: “I Need a 20% Down ...
Posted by Allison Simson on June 26, 2017 in Archived
Home Sales Expected to Soar Through 2018: What Buyers Need to Know
By now just about every would-be buyer out there knows there simply aren't enough homes for sale these days to appease the hordes of competition. But despite the shortages, rising prices, and bidding wars, more homes are expected to be sold this ...
Posted by Allison Simson on June 21, 2017 in Archived
What should you do when you are here in Summit County?
Tuesday, June 20th is the first official day of summer- the longest day of the year - but summer is in full-swing here in the high country! The glorious warm, summer days are precious up here so we start counting early! What should you do when you ...
Posted by Allison Simson on June 20, 2017 in Archived
The TRUTH Behind the RENT vs. BUY Debate
The TRUTH Behind the RENT vs. BUY Debate[The TRUTH Behind the RENT vs. BUY Debate | MyKCM]In a blog post published last Friday, CNBC’s Diana Olnick reported on the latest results of the FAU Buy vs. Rent Index. The index examines the entire US ...
Posted by Allison Simson on June 16, 2017 in Buying/Selling Real Estate
3 Reasons the Housing Market is NOT in a Bubble
With housing prices appreciating at levels that far exceed historical norms, some are fearful that the market is heading for another bubble. To alleviate that fear, we just need to look back at the reasons that caused the bubble ten years ago.Last ...
Posted by Allison Simson on June 15, 2017 in Buying/Selling Real Estate
Homeownership Is a Good Financial Investment!
According to a recent report by Trulia, “buying is cheaper than renting in 100 of the largest metro areas by an average of 33.1%.” The report may have some people thinking about buying a home instead of signing another lease extension, but does that ...
Posted by Allison Simson on June 14, 2017 in Buying/Selling Real Estate
4 Reasons to Buy This Summer!
Here are four great reasons to consider buying a home today, instead of waiting.1. Prices Will Continue to RiseCoreLogic’s latest Home Price Index reports that home prices have appreciated by 7.1% over the last 12 months. The same report predicts ...
Posted by Allison Simson on June 13, 2017 in Buying/Selling Real Estate