Category Archives: Financing

The True Cost of NOT Owning Your Home

KCM Crew, October 8th, 2018 Owning a home has great financial benefits, yet many continue to rent! Today, let’s look at the financial reasons why owning a home of your own has been a part of the American Dream for … Continue reading

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Where are the Mortgage Interest Rates Headed in 2019?

KCM Crew, September 25th, 2018 The interest rate you pay on your home mortgage has a direct impact on your monthly payment; the higher the rate, the greater the payment will be. That is why it is important to know … Continue reading

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How Much Has your Home increased in Value?

KCM Crew, September 24th, 2018 Home values have risen dramatically over the last twelve months. In CoreLogic’s most recent Home Price Index Report, they revealed that national home prices have increased by 6.2% year-over-year. CoreLogic broke down appreciation even further into four price ranges, giving us … Continue reading

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Freddie Mac: Mortgage Rates Reach Highest Level Since May

Mortgage rates inch forward for fourth consecutive week September 20, 2018, Alcynna Lloyd, HousingWire.com Mortgage rates inched forward for the fourth consecutive week, according to Freddie Mac’s latest Primary Mortgage Market survey. Freddie Mac Chief Economist Sam Khater said the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage increased once … Continue reading

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Student Debt Crushes Homeownership Dreams

Survey reveals women and Millennials are most impacted September 19, 2018, Jessica Guerin, HousingWire.com  Student loan debt has racked up a collective $1.5 trillion bill for 44 million Americans, and its crushing people’s homeownership dreams. According to a recent survey by NeighborWorks America, people … Continue reading

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Americans have the highest amount of tappable equity in history

There is now more than $6 trillion for the taking, but fewer homeowners are touching it September 10, 2018, Jessica Guerin, HousingWire.com The amount of home equity accessible to America’s 44 million homeowners has surpassed $6 trillion – the highest level in … Continue reading

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4 Reasons Why Fall is a Great Time to Buy a Home!

KCM Crew, September 11th, 2018 Here are four great reasons to consider buying a home today instead of waiting. 1. Prices Will Continue to Rise CoreLogic’s latest Home Price Insights report reveals that home prices have appreciated by 6.2% over the last 12 … Continue reading

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