How Low Inventory May Impact the Housing Market This Fall

Real estate continues to be called the ‘bright spot’ in the current economy, but there’s one thing that may hold the housing market back from achieving its full potential this year: the lack of homes for sale. Continue reading


Posted on September 22, 2020 at 7:00 am
Jennifer Angel | Posted in Buyer Tips, Housing Market Updates, Mortgage, Seller Tips |

Is Now a Good Time to Move?

How long have you lived in your current home? If it’s been a while, you may be thinking about moving. According to the latest Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers by the National Association of Realtors (NAR), in 2019, homeowners were living in their homes for an average of 10 years. That’s a long time to be in one place, considering the average length of time homeowners used to stay put hovered closer to 6 years. Continue reading


Posted on September 18, 2020 at 7:00 am
Jennifer Angel | Posted in Buyer Tips, Housing Market Updates, Mortgage, Seller Tips |

Mortgage Rates Hit Record Lows for Three Consecutive Weeks

Over the past several weeks, Freddie Mac has reported the average 30-year fixed mortgage rate dropping to record lows, all the way down to 3.03%. Last week’s reported rate reached the lowest point in the history of the survey, which dates back to 1971 (See graph below):

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Posted on July 21, 2020 at 7:00 am
Jennifer Angel | Posted in Buyer Tips, Housing Market Updates, Mortgage, Move-up Buyers, Rent vs. Buy, Seller Tips |

Why Homes Are More Affordable This Year

Today’s low interest rates are driving home affordability. Let’s connect to discuss how buying a home may be a great move for you this year.

Posted on July 20, 2020 at 7:00 am
Jennifer Angel | Posted in Buyer Tips, First-time Homebuyers, Housing Market Updates, Mortgage, Move-up Buyers, Video |

Interest Rates Hover Near Historic All-Time Lows [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights

  • Mortgage interest rates have dropped considerably this spring and are hovering at a historically low level.
  • Locking in at a low rate today could save you thousands of dollars over the lifetime of your home loan.
  • Let’s connect to determine the best way to position yourself for a move in today’s market.

Posted on May 28, 2020 at 7:00 am
Jennifer Angel | Posted in Buyer Tips, First-time Homebuyers, Housing Market Updates, Infographics, Lending, Mortgage, Move-up Buyers |

20 Ways to Save Money and Stretch Your Household Budget

These days, it seems like everyone’s looking for ways to cut costs and stretch their income further. Fortunately, there are some simple steps you can take to reduce your household expenses without making radical changes to your standard of living. When combined, these small adjustments can add up to significant savings each month.

Here are 20 things you can start doing today to lower your bills, secure better deals, and begin working toward your financial goals. Continue reading


Posted on May 7, 2020 at 6:00 am
Jennifer Angel | Posted in Buyer Tips, Community, COVID-19, First-time Homebuyers, Millenials, Mortgage, Move-up Buyers, Newsletter, Seller Tips |

Is Now a Good Time to Refinance My Home?

With interest rates hitting all-time lows over the past few weeks, many homeowners are opting to refinance. To decide if refinancing your home is the best option for you and your family, start by asking yourself these questions: Continue reading


Posted on March 25, 2020 at 7:00 am
Jennifer Angel | Posted in Lending, Mortgage, Move-up Buyers, Seller Tips |

The #1 Misconception in the Homebuying Process

After over a year of moderating home prices, it appears home value appreciation is about to reaccelerate. Skylar Olsen, Director of Economic Research at Zillow, explained in a recent article: Continue reading


Posted on February 21, 2020 at 11:00 am
Jennifer Angel | Posted in Buyer Tips, Buying Myths, First-time Homebuyers, Housing Market Updates, Lending, Mortgage |

Forget the Price of the Home. The Cost is What Matters.

Home buying activity (demand) is up, and the number of available listings (supply) is down. When demand outpaces supply, prices appreciate. That’s why firms are beginning to increase their projections for home price appreciation going forward. As an example, CoreLogic increased their 12-month projection for home values from 4.5% to 5.6% over the last few months. Continue reading


Posted on November 12, 2019 at 7:00 am
Jennifer Angel | Posted in Buyer Tips, Housing Market Updates, Lending, Mortgage, Seller Tips |

VA Loans by the Numbers (Infographics)

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Posted on November 11, 2019 at 7:00 am
Jennifer Angel | Posted in Buyer Tips, Downpayment, Housing Market Updates, Mortgage |