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 | Category: Lending, Mortgage, Move-up Buyers, Seller Tips

Why the Stock Market Correction Probably Won’t Impact Home Values

With the housing crash of 2006-2008 still visible in the rear-view mirror, many are concerned the current correction in the stock market is a sign that home values are also about to tumble. What’s taking place today, however, is nothing like what happened the last time. The S&P 500 did fall by over fifty percent from October 2007 to March 2009, and home values did depreciate in 2007, 2008, and 2009 – but that was because that economic slowdown was mainly caused by a collapsing real estate market and a meltdown in the mortgage market. Continue reading

Posted on March 24, 2020 at 7:00 am
Jennifer Angel | Category: Buyer Tips, Housing Market Updates, Seller Tips

Economic Slowdown: What the Experts Are Saying

More and more economists are predicting a recession is imminent as the result of the pullback in the economy caused by COVID-19. According to the National Bureau of Economic Research: Continue reading

Posted on March 23, 2020 at 7:00 am
Jennifer Angel | Category: Buyer Tips, Housing Market Updates, Seller Tips

A Recession Does Not Equal a Housing Crisis [INFOGRAPHIC]

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Posted on March 21, 2020 at 7:00 am
Jennifer Angel | Category: Buyer Tips, Housing Market Updates, Infographics, Seller Tips

5 Simple Graphs That Prove This Is Not Like the Last Time

There’s a lot of evidence showing that today’s housing market is nothing like it was during the last recession. Let’s connect to talk about your questions and specific needs.

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

Are We About to See a New Wave of Foreclosures?

With all of the havoc being caused by COVID-19, many are concerned we may see a new wave of foreclosures. Restaurants, airlines, hotels, and many other industries are furloughing workers or dramatically cutting their hours. Without a job, many homeowners are wondering how they’ll be able to afford their mortgage payments. Continue reading

Posted on March 19, 2020 at 7:00 am
Jennifer Angel | Category: Buyer Tips, Housing Market Updates, Seller Tips

Three Reasons Why This Is Not a Housing Crisis

In times of uncertainty, one of the best things we can do to ease our fears is to educate ourselves with research, facts, and data. Digging into past experiences by reviewing historical trends and understanding the peaks and valleys of what’s come before us is one of the many ways we can confidently evaluate any situation. With concerns of a global recession on everyone’s minds today, it’s important to take an objective look at what has transpired over the years and how the housing market has successfully weathered these storms. Continue reading

Posted on March 18, 2020 at 11:30 am
Jennifer Angel | Category: Buyer Tips, Housing Market Updates, Seller Tips

Thinking of Getting Your House Ready to Sell?

Houses are in high demand this spring, making it a great time to sell. Let’s connect to plan how you can get your house ready for potential buyers.

Posted on March 16, 2020 at 2:00 pm
Jennifer Angel | Category: Buyer Tips, Housing Market Updates, Seller Tips, Video

5 Simple Graphs Proving This Is NOT Like the Last Time

With all of the volatility in the stock market and uncertainty about the Coronavirus (COVID-19), some are concerned we may be headed for another housing crash like the one we experienced from 2006-2008. The feeling is understandable. Ali Wolf, Director of Economic Research at the real estate consulting firm Meyers Research, addressed this point in a recent interview: Continue reading

Posted on March 16, 2020 at 7:00 am
Jennifer Angel | Category: Buyer Tips, Seller Tips

Buying a Home: Do You Know the Lingo? [INFOGRAPHIC]

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Posted on March 13, 2020 at 7:00 am
Jennifer Angel | Category: Buyer Tips, Infographics, Seller Tips