National Trends

Oct. 18, 2021

Should I Refinance Right Now?

We don't blame you for wondering if now is a good time to refinance or not. While the consensus is that we will end the year with higher interest rates and see a rise in rates come the new year, they are currently remaining at low levels. So with ...

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Sept. 20, 2021

Current Mortgage Interest Rate Information

Mortgage interest rates are hovering around lower levels, remaining in the high 2's. These interest rates on mortgages make now an excellent time to purchase. While the consensus is that we will end the year with higher interest rates, they are currently remaining at low levels.

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Aug. 23, 2021

Interest Rate Info for August

From our sources, mortgage interest rates are still hovering around lower levels. Average interest rates for good credit borrowers are just under and around 3%, making this still an excellent time to purchase a home.

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June 23, 2021

The Latest with Interest Rate - June 2021

The Latest on Interest Rates - June 23, 2021

Interest rates are still low compared to the lows that were set around Christmas of 2020. It is a safe estimation that if you are waiting to get into the real estate market and get qualified for a loan, the cost of ...

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May 14, 2021

Interest Rates - May 2021

The Latest on Interest Rates - May 14, 2021

As of May 12, the newest inflation data came out and was higher than expected and what we have been seeing in recent months. This implies that prices are also increasing at a faster rate  than expected. The Federal Reserve has held ...

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March 11, 2021

The Latest with Interest Rates - March 11, 2021

THIS JUST IN - Over the past three weeks, we’ve seen interest rates rise and then level out just a bit this last week.  The forecast is that rates will remain steady for now, and continue to follow the recovery of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Though interest rates have risen some ...

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Jan. 11, 2021

Migration Patterns Amid COVID-19

LinkedIn recently shared it's data with the public to determine which cities LinkedIn users changed their zipcodes to in 2020, and Austin, TX, was the most migrated to city in the U.S.

What does something like this mean for real estate? 

It's no secret that people ...

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Aug. 7, 2014

Buyers of New Home Builds Priced Out by Changes in Building Regulations

A recent study done by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) focused on how new building regulations, which often add to the cost of home construction, can price out potential buyers of new homes. Unlike all the other great lists that Texas has topped, this is one time where ...

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Nov. 27, 2012

First-Time Home Buyers Are Getting Pushed Out of the Market

First-Time Home Buyers

First-time home buyers might be getting shut out of the market, according to a new survey released by Campbell/Inside Mortgage Finance. According to the survey, first-time home buyers only make up 34.7% of all single-family home sales nationwide in October. This is the lowest ratio the Campbell/Inside ...

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Nov. 16, 2012

Housing Market Growth Nationwide, Record Interest Rates & Monster Kitchens

As we finish out the week and prepare for the oncoming weekend of home showings, here are a few interesting real estate articles I’ve come across the last few days.

 

Even as housing prices begin to creep up as the markets turn and housing inventory decreases both locally and ...

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