Buyer News

July 29, 2019

This Housing Trend May Radically Change Neighborhoods?

Oregon is joining a growing movement to loosen up single-family zoning laws in order to ramp up homebuilding. While several cities have passed similar bills, Oregon could be the first to offer state-level legislation.

Oregon’s House and Senate have passed a measure to require cities with more than 10,000 ...

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July 22, 2019

Look for Your Dream Home: Know What You Want vs. What You Need!

In this day and age of being able to shop for anything anywhere, it is really important to know what you’re looking for when you start your home search.

If you’ve been thinking about buying a home of your own for some time now, you’ve probably come up with a ...

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July 10, 2019

7 Questions to Ask When Attending Open House

It's both fun and educational to attend an open house, whether it's for a new residence or a vacation home. Click through to learn how to prepare strategic questions to ask the listing agent when attending open houses as a potential buyer.

If you're a potential homebuyer ...

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July 6, 2019

What Is a Home Warranty??

You can think of a home warranty as a home protection plan, and it is especially useful for a first-time homebuyer with no experience maintaining a home. Click through to see how it works and who will pay for it.

If you're a first-time buyer especially, a home warranty ...

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July 1, 2019

Wondering If a Fixer-Upper Is a Good Investment

Perhaps you've noticed the influx of fixer-uppers on the market. Are they piquing your interest? Click through for information on what you need to know before you make an investment in one of these homes.

Homes needing a little TLC are going on the market in the midst of ...

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June 29, 2019

Mortgage Rates Hold at 2-Year Lows for Another Week

 

Home buyers are reaping some of the lowest borrowing costs in years this buying season. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage remained unchanged from last week at 3.

June 14, 2019

 

Mortgage rates for 30, 15, ARM. Full information at http://www.freddiemac.com/pmms/

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Home buyers are reaping some of the lowest borrowing costs in years this buying season. The ...

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June 20, 2019

Boomerang Buyers: Don’t Be Afraid to Buy a Home Again!?

According to CoreLogic, from 2006 to 2014 “there were 7.3 million housing foreclosures and 1.9 million short sales.” The hesitation some Americans feel after experiencing a foreclosure brings to mind the old saying: “Fool me once- shame on you. Fool me twice- shame on me ...

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May 28, 2019

Starting the Search for Your Dream Home? Here Are 5 Tips!?

In today’s real estate market, low inventory dominates the conversation in many areas of the country. It can often be frustrating to be a first-time homebuyer if you aren’t prepared.

In a realtor.com article entitled, “How to Find Your Dream Home—Without Losing Your Mind,” the author ...

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May 27, 2019

New Research Shows Housing Is Affordable For First-Time Buyers?

Home prices have been on the rise for the last seven years, leading many housing market analysts to conclude that first-time homebuyers are being shut out of the market due to affordability concerns.

New Research Shows Housing Is Affordable For First-Time Buyers | MyKCM

Home prices have been on the rise for the last seven years, leading many housing market analysts ...

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May 18, 2019

New Study Reveals One Surprising Reason for the Inventory Shortage?

There has been a great amount written on millennials and their impact on the housing market. However, the headlines often contradict each other. Some claim this generation is becoming the largest share of first-time home buyers, while others claim millennials don’t want to own a home, blaming them for the ...

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