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Monthly Archives: March 2018

    5 Reasons Why to Sell This Spring!

    By Capprice Kitchen | March 28, 2018

      Here are five reasons listing your home for sale this spring makes sense. 1. Demand Is Strong The latest Buyer Traffic Report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) shows that buyer demand remains very strong throughout the vast majority of the country. These buyers are ready, willing and able to purchase…and are in... Read More

    20 Tips for Preparing Your House for Sale This Spring

    By Capprice Kitchen | March 27, 2018

    Highlights: When listing your house for sale your top goal will be to get the home sold for the best price possible! There are many small projects that you can do to ensure this happens! Your real estate agent will have a list of specific suggestions for getting your house ready for market and is... Read More

    Freddie Mac: Rising Mortgage Rates DO NOT Lead To Falling Home Prices

    By Capprice Kitchen | March 22, 2018

    Recently, Freddie Mac published an Insight Report titled Nowhere to go but up? How increasing mortgage rates could affect housing. The report focused on the impact the projected rise in mortgage rates might have on the housing market this year. Many believe that an increase in mortgage rates will cause a slowdown in purchases which... Read More

    4 Reasons Spring is a Great Time to Buy a Home!

    By Capprice Kitchen | March 21, 2018

    Here are four great reasons to consider buying a home today instead of waiting. Prices Will Continue to Rise CoreLogic’s latest Home Price Index reports that home prices have appreciated by 6.6% over the last 12 months. The same report predicts that prices will continue to increase at a rate of 4.3% over the next year. The bottom... Read More

    A New Housing Bubble Forming…Not Before 2024!

    By Capprice Kitchen | March 20, 2018

    A recent report by CoreLogic revealed that U.S. home values appreciated by more than 37% over the last five years. Some are concerned that this is evidence we may be on the verge of another housing “boom & bust” like the one we experienced from 2006-2008. Recently, several housing experts weighed in on the subject... Read More

    The Cost of Waiting: Interest Rates Edition

    By Capprice Kitchen | March 16, 2018

    Some Highlights: Interest rates are projected to increase steadily heading into 2019. The higher your interest rate, the more money you end up paying for your home and the higher your monthly payment will be. Rates are still low right now. Don’t wait until rates hit 5% to start searching for your dream home! Read More

    7 Factors to Consider When Choosing A Home to Retire In

    By Capprice Kitchen | March 14, 2018

    As more and more baby boomers enter retirement age, the question of whether or not to sell their homes and move will become a hot topic. In today’s housing market climate, with low available inventory in the starter and trade-up home categories, it makes sense to evaluate your home’s ability to adapt to your needs... Read More

    Housing Market Expected to “Spring Forward” This Year

    By Capprice Kitchen | March 13, 2018

    Just like our clocks this past weekend in the majority of the country, the housing market will soon “spring forward!” Similar to tension in a spring, the lack of inventory available for sale in the market right now is what is holding back the market. Many potential sellers believe that waiting until Spring is in their best interest, and... Read More

    Are Home Values Really Overinflated?

    By Capprice Kitchen | March 12, 2018

    Last week, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) released their most recent Existing Home Sales Report. According to the report: “The median existing-home price for all housing types in January was $240,500, up 5.8 percent from January 2017 ($227,300). January’s price increase marks the 71st straight month of year-over-year gains.” Seventy-one consecutive months of price increases may have some concerned... Read More

    Latest NAR Data Shows Now Is a Great Time to Sell!

    By Capprice Kitchen | March 6, 2018

    We all realize that the best time to sell anything is when demand for that item is high, and the supply of that item is limited. Two major reports released by the National Association of Realtors (NAR) revealed information that suggests that now is a great time to sell your house. Let’s look at the data covered in... Read More