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    Financial Fundamentals for First-Time Homebuyers

    By Admin | December 26, 2022

    Are you prepping to buy your first home? If so, one of the steps you should take early on is making sure you’re financially ready for your purchase. Here are just a few of the financial fundamentals you’ll need to focus on as you set out to buy a home. Build Your Credit Your credit […] Read More

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    By Admin | December 23, 2022

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    What Makes a House a Home?

    By Admin | December 22, 2022

    There’s no denying the long-term financial benefits of owning a home, but today’s housing market may have you wondering if now’s still the time to buy. While the financial aspects of buying a home are important, the non-financial and emotional reasons are too. Read More

    What To Expect From the Housing Market in 2023

    By KCM Crew | December 21, 2022

    The 2022 housing market has been defined by two key things: inflation and rapidly rising mortgage rates. And in many ways, it’s put the market into a reset position. As the Federal Reserve (the Fed) made moves this year to try to lower inflation, mortgage rates more than doubled – something that’s never happened before […] Read More

    Homeowners Still Have Positive Equity Gains over the Past 12 Months

    By KCM Crew | December 20, 2022

    If you’re a homeowner, your net worth got a big boost over the past few years thanks to rapidly rising home prices. Here’s how it happened and what it means for you, even as the market moderates. Equity is the current value of your home minus what you owe on the loan. Because there was […] Read More

    Lease Purchase: Pathway to Homeownership

    By Scott Kooiman | December 19, 2022

    Ty Lusk and Scott Kooiman talk about the Klaus Team’s Lease Purchase program and how it helps renters stabilize their monthly housing costs and find a pathway to homeownership. Read More

    Mortgage Rates Are Dropping. What Does That Mean for You?

    By KCM Crew | December 19, 2022

    Mortgage rates have been a hot topic in the housing market over the past 12 months. Compared to the beginning of 2022, rates have risen dramatically. Now they’re dropping, and that has to do with everything happening in the economy. Nadia Evangelou, Senior Economist and Director of Forecasting at the National Association of Realtors (NAR), […] Read More

    2023 Housing Market Forecast [INFOGRAPHIC]

    By KCM Crew | December 16, 2022

    Some Highlights From home sales to prices, the 2023 housing market will be defined by mortgage rates. And where rates go depends on what happens with inflation. If you’re thinking of buying or selling a home this year, let’s connect so you understand where the housing market is headed in 2023. Read More

    Planning to Retire? It Could Be Time To Make a Move.

    By KCM Crew | December 15, 2022

    If you’re thinking about retirement or have already retired this year, you may be planning your next steps. One of your goals could be selling your house and finding a home that more closely fits your needs. Fortunately, you may be in a better position to make a move than you realize. Here are a […] Read More

    You May Have More Negotiation Power When You Buy a Home Today

    By KCM Crew | December 14, 2022

    Did the frequency and intensity of bidding wars over the past two years make you put your home search on hold? If so, you should know the hyper competitive market has cooled this year as buyer demand has moderated and housing supply has grown. Those two factors combined mean you may see less competition from […] Read More