Market Updates

Sept. 30, 2021

Early October is the Sweet Spot for Buyers

 

Early October is the Sweet Spot for Buyers | Simplifying The Market

Are you looking to buy a home? If so, we’ve got good news for you.

 

While there’s no denying the housing market is having a great year, many of the headlines are focused on the perks for sellers. But what about buyers today? As a buyer, you’re likely ...

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Sept. 27, 2021

It’s Still a Sellers’ Market [INFOGRAPHIC]

It’s Still a Sellers’ Market [INFOGRAPHIC] | MyKCM

Some Highlights

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Sept. 21, 2021

5 Tips for Making Your Best Offer

5 Tips for Making Your Best Offer | Simplifying The Market

 

In today’s sellers’ market, standing out as a buyer is critical. Multi-offer scenarios and bidding wars are the norm due to the low supply of houses for sale and high buyer demand. If you’re buying this fall, you’ll want every advantage, especially when you’ve found the home of your dreams ...

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Sept. 1, 2021

Your Checklist To Get Ready To Sell [INFOGRAPHIC]

 

Your Checklist To Get Ready To Sell [INFOGRAPHIC] | Simplifying The Market

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  • When it comes to selling your house, you want it to look its best inside and out.
  • It’s important to focus on tasks that can make it inviting, show it’s cared for, and boost your curb appeal for prospective buyers.
  • Let’s connect to make sure your house ...
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Aug. 31, 2021

What Buyers and Sellers Need To Know About the Appraisal Gap

What Buyers and Sellers Need To Know About Appraisal Gaps | Simplifying The Market

It’s economy 101 – when supply is low and demand is high, prices naturally rise. That’s what’s happening in today’s housing market. Home prices are appreciating at near-historic rates, and that’s creating some challenges when it comes to home appraisals.

In recent months, it’s become increasingly common for an appraisal ...

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Aug. 24, 2021

What Do Experts Say About Today’s Mortgage Rates?

 

What Do Experts Say About Today’s Mortgage Rates? | Simplifying The Market

 

Mortgage rates are hovering near record lows, and that’s good news for today’s homebuyers. The graph below shows mortgage rates dating back to 2016 and where today falls by comparison.

 

What Do Experts Say About Today’s Mortgage Rates? | Simplifying The MarketGenerally speaking, when rates are low, you can afford more home for your money. That’s why experts ...

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Aug. 10, 2021

Key Questions To Ask Yourself Before Buying a Home

 

Key Questions To Ask Yourself Before Buying a Home | MyKCM

 

Sometimes it can feel like everyone has advice when it comes to buying a home. While your friends and loved ones may have your best interests in mind, they may also be missing crucial information about today’s housing market that you need to make your best decision.

Before ...

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July 20, 2021

Experts Agree: Options Are Improving for Buyers [INFOGRAPHIC]

 

Experts Agree: Options Are Improving for Buyers [INFOGRAPHIC] | Simplifying The Market

Some Highlights

  • Buyers hoping for more homes to choose from may be in luck as housing inventory begins to rise. Many experts agree – new sellers listing their homes is great news for buyers and the overall market.
  • Although the supply increases are modest, more homes means more options ...
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July 13, 2021

Why This Isn’t Your Typical Summer Housing Market

 

In real estate, it’s normal to see ebbs and flows in the market. Typically, the summer months are slower-paced than the traditionally busy spring. But this isn’t a typical summer. As the economy rebounds and life is returning to normal, the real estate market is expected to have an ...

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May 11, 2021

Experts Say Home Prices Will Continue to Appreciate

 

Experts Say Home Prices Will Continue to Appreciate | MyKCM

It’s clear that consumers are concerned about how quickly home values are rising. Many people fear the speed of appreciation may lead to a crash in prices later this year. In fact, Google reports that the search for “When is the housing market going to crash?” has actually ...

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