Last week, the average 30-year fixed mortgage rate from Freddie Mac jumped from 3.22% to 3.45%. That’s the highest point it’s been in almost two years. If you’re thinking about buying a home, this news may have come as a bit of a shock. But the truth is, it wasn’t ... Continue Reading » about With Mortgage Rates Climbing, Now’s the Time to Act
Sell your Home in the Portland Metro
As you plan out your goals for the year, moving up to your dream home may top the list. But, how do you know when to make your move? You want to time it just right so you can get the most out of the sale of your current house. You also want to know you’re making a good investment when you buy ... Continue Reading » about Sellers: Don’t Wait Until Spring to Make Your Move
Many homeowners who plan to sell in 2022 may think the wise thing to do is to wait for the spring buying market since historically about 40 percent of home sales occur between April and July. However, this year’s expected to be much different than the norm. Here are five reasons to list your house ... Continue Reading » about Why Waiting to Sell Your House Could Cost You a Small Fortune
From the opportunity to take advantage of today’s low mortgage rates to changing homeowner needs, Americans have more motivation than ever to buy a home. According to the experts, buyers are making moves right now, creating an unseasonably strong housing market for this time ... Continue Reading » about If You Think the Housing Market Will Slow This Winter, Think Again.
Your equity is a powerful tool that can help you achieve your goals as a homeowner. And chances are your equity grew substantially over the past year. According to the latest Equity Insights Report from CoreLogic, homeowners gained an average of $51,500 in equity over the past year. If you’re ... Continue Reading » about 4 Ways Homeowners Can Use Their Equity
As we near the end of the year, more homeowners are realizing the benefits of today’s sellers’ market. Record-breaking home price appreciation, growing equity, low inventory, and competitive mortgage rates are motivating homeowners to make a move that addresses ... Continue Reading » about Why Now Is a Great Time to Sell Your House