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Hey, Millennial Homeowners!!! It May be Time to Sell

KCM Crew, August 10th, 2017 Contrary to what many believe, Millennials are not the ‘renter’ generation. Millennials purchased a larger percentage (34%) of homes in the U.S. than any other age group in 2017 and the most recent Census Bureaureport shows … Continue reading

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93.9% of Homes in the US Have Positive Equity

KCM Crew, August 8th, 2017 CoreLogic’s latest Equity Report revealed that ninety-one thousand residential properties regained equity in Q1 2017. The outlook for 2017 remains positive as well, as an additional 600 thousand properties will regain equity if home prices rise another 5% … Continue reading

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Do Your Future Plans include a Move? What’s Stopping you from Listing Now?

KCM Crew, August 2nd, 2017 Are you an empty-nester? Do you want to retire where you are, or does a vacation destination sound more your style? Are you close to retirement and not ready to move yet, but living in … Continue reading

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Rising Home Prices Mean Great News for Homeowners

KCM Crew, July 26th, 2017 Recently there has been a lot of talk about home prices and if they are accelerating too quickly. As we mentioned before, in some areas of the country, seller supply (homes for sale) cannot keep up … Continue reading

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The Home Equity Problem for Generation X

DSNews.com, July 19th, 2017 There is a disparity with home equity between Gen Xers and millennials, according to a recent report released by Zillow—which says that millennials and Gen Xers have similar median loan to value ratios on their mortgage. And … Continue reading

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The Importance of Home Equity in Retirement Planning

KCM Crew, June 22nd, 2017 We often discuss the difference in family wealth between homeowner households and renter households. Much of that difference is the result of the equity buildup that homeowners experience over the time that they own their … Continue reading

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When Should you use a Reverse Mortgage to Pay for Home Modifications?

How to use your home equity for home improvements June 12, 2017, Rob Cooper, HousingWire.com Whether it’s adding an accessory apartment for a live-in caretaker, widening doorways, or redesigning a bathroom or kitchen, there are many types of home modifications that … Continue reading

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