Market Updates

Jan. 22, 2019

Do You Prefer the Charm of an Existing Home?

Do You Prefer the Charm of an Existing Home? | MyKCM

 

When homebuyers begin their research, they want to see all their available options! In many cases, they will include both new construction and existing homes in their search; but is a new construction home really the house of their dreams?

According to a recent survey by Zillow, of the  ...

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Jan. 1, 2019

Here’s to a Wonderful 2019!

Here’s to a Wonderful 2019! | MyKCM

 

We hope 2019 is a great year for you, both personally and professionally!

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Dec. 31, 2018

Why You Should Not For Sale By Owner

Why You Should Not For Sale By Owner | MyKCM

In today’s market, as home prices rise and a lack of inventory continues, some homeowners may consider trying to sell their homes on their own, known in the industry as a For Sale by Owner (FSBO). There are several reasons why this might not be a good idea for ...

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Dec. 28, 2018

Where is the Housing Market Headed in 2019?

Where is the Housing Market Headed in 2019? [INFOGRAPHIC] | MyKCM

 

Some Highlights:

  • ­Interest rates are projected to increase steadily throughout 2019, but buyers will still be able to lock in a rate lower than their parents or grandparents did when they bought their homes!
  • Home prices will rise at a rate of 4.8% over the course of 2019 ...
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Dec. 27, 2018

24 Hours that Suddenly Improved the Market

24 Hours that Suddenly Improved the Market | MyKCM

 

This year started strong for real estate, but then the market began to soften. Home inventory in the starter and move-up categories dwindled to almost nothing, mortgage rates were projected to rise, and home sales had decreased for several months in a row.

To many, the outlook heading into ...

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Dec. 26, 2018

How to Save Thousands of Dollars in Interest on Your Mortgage

How to Save Thousands of Dollars in Interest on Your Mortgage | MyKCM

 

One of the most common loans you can get to buy a home is a 30-year fixed rate mortgage. If the thought of paying for your home over the course of 30-years seems daunting, here are some easy ways to shorten that term which will actually end up saving ...

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Dec. 25, 2018

Thank You for All Your Support

Thank You for All Your Support | MyKCM

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Dec. 24, 2018

What Makes a House a Home For You?

What Makes a House a Home For You? | MyKCM

 

We frequently talk about why it makes sense to buy a home financially, but more often than not the emotional reasons are the more powerful or compelling ones.

No matter what shape or size your living space is, the concept and feeling of a home can mean different things ...

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Dec. 21, 2018

4 Quick Reasons NOT to Fear a Housing Crash

4 Quick Reasons NOT to Fear a Housing Crash | MyKCM

 

There is a lot of uncertainty regarding the real estate market heading into 2019. That uncertainty has raised concerns that we may be headed toward another housing crash like the one we experienced a decade ago.

Here are four reasons why today’s market is much different:

1. There are ...

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Dec. 19, 2018

5 Reasons To Sell This Winter

 

 

5 Reasons to Sell This Winter! | MyKCM

 

Here are five reasons listing your home for sale this winter makes sense.

1. Demand Is Strong

The latest Buyer Traffic Report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) shows that buyer demand remains strong throughout the vast majority of the country. These buyers are ready ...

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