These days, prospective home buyers are spending a lot more time looking at homes virtually rather than in person. This was a trend before COVID-19… Read More »How Many Homes Should I Look at Before I Buy? One Could Be Enough But More Is Definitely Better
Commentary on the latest housing market news, with a focus on home prices, buying and selling conditions, and if another housing crisis is right around the corner. Also helpful home seller and home buyer tips.
You knew the housing market was hot, but the hottest of all time? Apparently, yes. A new report out from real estate brokerage Redfin reveals… Read More »This Month Is Expected to Be the Most Competitive Month in Housing Market History
It’s been some time since I’ve done mortgage Q&A, so without further delay, let’s explore the following question: “Do you need 20% down to buy… Read More »Do You Need 20% Down to Buy a House? Why This Old Rule No Longer Applies
While the recent stock market boom, coupled with near-record low mortgage rates will undoubtedly make prospective home buyers feel richer, lofty asking prices may have… Read More »2022 Home Selling Tips to Get Top Dollar: Don’t Take the Red Hot Real Estate Market for Granted
If you’ve yet to enter the housing market, but are thinking of buying a home in 2022, there’s a lot you need to know. The… Read More »Buying a Home in 2022? It Won’t Be Fun or Easy. Here Are 11 Tips to Help Make It Happen!
It’s almost mid-December, which means it is time for another round of mortgage and real estate predictions for the upcoming year. I think it’s safe… Read More »2022 Real Estate and Mortgage Predictions
I think I finally know what’s going to cause the next major financial collapse. Crypto. Ignore the fact that the word “cry” is part of… Read More »What Will Cause the Next Housing Crash?
Don’t be fooled by Zillow’s recent iBuying exit. The housing market is alive and well, despite some expected seasonal slowing. Sure, November and December are… Read More »Another Reason You Can’t Find a Home to Buy: Investors
The headlines surrounding the housing market and mortgage rates have been quite pessimistic lately. So bad that you might think this so-called real estate bubble… Read More »Is Real Estate Going Down, At Long Last? Why You Shouldn’t Get Your Hopes Up Just Yet
Zillow Offers Shuts Down Because It Can’t Forecast Future Home Prices, 25% of Workforce to Be Let Go
In a somewhat strange turn of events, the iBuying unit of Zillow, known as Zillow Offers, is shutting down after an initial suspension late last… Read More »Zillow Offers Shuts Down Because It Can’t Forecast Future Home Prices, 25% of Workforce to Be Let Go