Buyer News

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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May 18, 2019

Renters Paying Substantially More While Owning Costs Less?

In a recent Insights BlogCoreLogic reported that rent prices have skyrocketed since 2005. Meanwhile, the typical mortgage payment has actually decreased.

Renters Paying Substantially More While Owning Costs Less

 

“CoreLogic’s national rent index was up 36% in December 2018 compared with December 2005, while the typical mortgage ...

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May 11, 2019

How Do I Avoid Disaster When Flipping a Home??

A lot of TV shows make flipping a house look like a simple way to make a quick buck. But it can turn into a nightmare very quickly. Click through for 3 things to look out for when deciding if you should flip a home. 

Contrary to popular belief, flipping ...

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May 6, 2019

Buyer Demand Surging as Spring Market Begins?

Last fall, some predicted that the 2019 residential real estate market would be a disaster. There was even belief we might experience a housing crash like the one that occurred during the last decade.

 

Buyer Demand Surging as Spring Market Begins | MyKCMHowever, according to two separate reports*, buyer demand dramatically increased over the last three months ...

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April 13, 2019

You Want to Save for a House??

Make the conscious effort to start saving for a down payment and you'll be surprised at how focused you become in achieving your goal.  Click through to learn how to get started.

Purchasing a home is a big financial responsibility, but the rewards of homeownership are many. Particularly for first-time ...

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March 21, 2019

No Worries… Home Prices Coming in for a SOFT Landing

Home prices have appreciated considerably over the last five years. This has some concerned that we may be in for another dramatic correction. However, recent statistics suggest home values will not crash as they did a decade ago. Instead, this time they will come in for a soft landing.

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March 21, 2019

Buying Your First House?

Owning your own home has been part of the American Dream for years. Click through for some advice on how to make that dream come true.

Owning your own home has been part of the American Dream for years. The pride of ownership and sense of belonging somewhere have been ...

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March 2, 2019

2019 Will Be a Great Year for Buyers AND Sellers

Many homeowners believe that rising interest rates and home prices have scared away buyers and therefore have not listed their houses for sale. However, the truth is that buyers who were unable to find a home last year are out in force, and there are even more coming!

Approximately one-third (32%) of Americans plan ...

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