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 |

Real Estate Tops Best Investment Poll for 7th Year Running

Every year, Gallup conducts a survey of Americans to determine their choice for the best long-term investment. Respondents are asked to select real estate, stocks/mutual funds, gold, savings accounts/CDs, or bonds.

For the seventh year in a row, real estate has come out on top as the best long-term investment. Gallup explained: Continue reading


Posted on June 19, 2020 at 7:00 am
Jennifer Angel | Posted in Buyer Tips, First-time Homebuyers, Move-up Buyers, Rent vs. Buy, Seller Tips |

Looking to the Future: What the Experts Are Saying

As our lives, our businesses, and the world we live in change day by day, we’re all left wondering how long this will last. How long will we feel the effects of the coronavirus? How deep will the impact go? The human toll may forever change families, but the economic impact will rebound with a cycle of downturn followed by economic expansion like we’ve seen play out in the U.S. economy many times over. Continue reading


Posted on April 2, 2020 at 7:00 am
Jennifer Angel | Posted in Baby Boomers, Buying Myths, Gen X, Millenials, Rent vs. Buy, Selling Myths, Uncategorized |

Yes, You Can Still Afford a Home

The residential real estate market has come roaring out of the gates in 2020. Compared to this time last year, the number of buyers looking for a home is up 20%, and the number of home sales is up almost 10%. The increase in purchasing activity has caused home price appreciation to begin reaccelerating. Many analysts have boosted their projections for price appreciation this year. Continue reading


Posted on March 12, 2020 at 7:00 am
Jennifer Angel | Posted in Buyer Tips, First-time Homebuyers, Move-up Buyers, Rent vs. Buy |

Great News for Renters Who Want to Buy a Home

Rents in the United States have been skyrocketing since 2012. This has caused many renters to face a tremendous burden when juggling their housing expenses and the desire to save for a down payment at the same time. The recent stabilization of rental prices provides a great opportunity for renters to save more of their current income to put toward the purchase of a home. Continue reading


Posted on February 11, 2020 at 7:00 am
Jennifer Angel | Posted in Buyer Tips, Downpayment, Rent vs. Buy |

5 Reasons Homeowners Throw Better Parties During the Big Game [INFOGRAPHIC]

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Posted on January 31, 2020 at 10:12 am
Jennifer Angel | Posted in Buyer Tips, First-time Homebuyers, Infographics, Rent vs. Buy | Tagged , , , , , ,

3 Tips for Making Your Dream Home a Reality

Dreaming of a new home in the new year? Let’s connect to make sure you’re making all the right moves and saving what you need to make homeownership your reality.


Posted on December 19, 2019 at 7:00 am
Jennifer Angel | Posted in Buyer Tips, First-time Homebuyers, Rent vs. Buy, Video |

Rent or Buy, Either Way You’re Paying a Mortgage

If you’re ready to put your housing costs to work for you, maybe it’s time to become a homeowner. Let’s connect to determine if moving from renting to buying is right for you.


Posted on November 27, 2019 at 7:00 am
Jennifer Angel | Posted in Buyer Tips, First-time Homebuyers, Rent vs. Buy, Video |

Buying a home can be SCARY…Until you know the FACTS [INFOGRAPHIC]

Many potential homebuyers believe they need a 20% down payment and a 780 FICO® score to qualify to buy a home. This stops many people from even trying to jump into homeownership! Here are some facts to help take the fear out of the process: Continue reading


Posted on October 31, 2019 at 10:41 am
Jennifer Angel | Posted in Buyer Tips, Buying Myths, Downpayment, First-time Homebuyers, Infographics, Mortgage, Rent vs. Buy, Seller Tips |

Want to Be in a New Home By the End of the Year?

Homes are selling quickly, and inventory is typically low during this time of year. If you’re considering listing your house, let’s connect so you can settle into your dream home before the holidays.


Posted on October 10, 2019 at 7:00 am
Jennifer Angel | Posted in Buyer Tips, First-time Homebuyers, Rent vs. Buy, Video |