Category Archives: Financing

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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Here’s How Much Monthly Income You Need to Rent a House in Every State

By DUSTIN NELSONPublished On 08/29/2018, Thrillist SAN FRANCISCO | SHUTTERSTOCK.COM It can get tiring to repeatedly hear how expensive rent is in places like San Francisco or New York. It’s expensive. It’s really damn expensive. However, it can be complicated to contextualize rent … Continue reading

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Freddie Mac: Mortgage Rates Finally See An Uptick

Rates now as steady as they were in the fall of 2016 August 30, 2018, Alcynna Lloyd, HousingWire.com Mortgage rates are finally seeing an uptick, according to Freddie Mac’s latest Primary Mortgage Market survey. Freddie Mac Chief Economist Sam Khater said mortgage rates are now … Continue reading

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US Foreclosure Rate Falls to 12-year Low as Borrowing Grows

by ANDREW MORRELLAUGUST 16, 2018, Boston Agent Magazine Two reports on the state of housing finance this week show that mortgage borrowers are still faring well financially despite some recent economic headwinds. The national foreclosure rate reached its lowest point since 2006, … Continue reading

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August Forecast Shows Affordability Hinders Growth

Supply and demand deter prospective homebuyers August 27, 2018, A, lcynna Lloyd, HousingWire.com Home sales growth is expected to slow through the remainder of the year, as a lack of affordability and supply contribute to a continual slowdown, according to Freddie Mac’s August … Continue reading

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