Interest Rates Over Time [INFOGRAPHIC]
by KCM Crew on 2020-02-21 at 5:00 AM
Some Highlights: With interest rates hovering at near historic lows, now is a great time to look back at where they’ve been, and how much they’ve changed over time. According to Freddie Mac, mortgage interest rates are currently hovering near a five-decade low. The impact your interest rate has on your monthly mortgage payment is significant. An increase of just $20 […]
The #1 Misconception in the Homebuying Process
by KCM Crew on 2020-02-20 at 5:00 AM
After over a year of moderating home prices, it appears home value appreciation is about to reaccelerate. Skylar Olsen, Director of Economic Research at Zillow, explained in a recent article: “A year ago, a combination of a government shutdown, stock market slump and mortgage rate spike caused a long-anticipated inventory rise. That supposed boom turned
The Many Benefits of Aging in a Community
by KCM Crew on 2020-02-19 at 5:00 AM
There’s comfort in being around people who share common interests, goals, and challenges. That comfort in a community doesn’t wane with age – it actually deepens. Whether it’s proudly talking about grandchildren or lamenting the fact that our eyes aren’t as good as they used to be, it helps to be around people who not
January existing home sales dipped 1.3% vs. 2.0%...
on 2020-02-21 at 9:07 AM
CNBC's Ylan Mui reports on the latest home sales data.
When it pays to take a personal finance course
on 2020-02-21 at 8:00 AM
For those who want to improve their money smarts, there are plenty of good personal finance offerings out there. And they don't cost a dime.
People discounting Sanders' ability to win...
on 2020-02-20 at 2:43 PM
Jaret Seiberg of Cowen breaks down how Senator Bernie Sanders could impact financials and housing if he secures the 2020 Presidential election.
Homeowners Feel Ready to Sell
on 2018-10-08 at 11:02 AM
77 percent of Americans think that now is a good time to sell a home, a new record high.
Trick or Treat Safety Rules for Homeowners
on 2018-10-08 at 10:56 AM
Using bright outdoor lights, LED lights instead of candles, and friction tape on steps to prevent slips will help make Halloween safer for everyone.
Consumers Care About the Environment
on 2018-10-08 at 10:49 AM
American property owners and communities are more concerned about the environment than ever before, and consumer inclinations for walkable communities and energy-efficient homes are on the rise.