Two Reasons Why Waiting a Year To Buy Could Cost...
by KCM Crew on 2021-09-23 at 10:00 AM
If you’re a renter with a desire to become a homeowner, or a homeowner who’s decided your current house no longer fits your needs, you may be hoping that waiting a year might mean better market conditions to purchase a home. To determine if you should buy now or wait, you need to ask yourself
Is a 20% Down Payment Really Necessary To...
by KCM Crew on 2021-09-22 at 10:00 AM
There’s a common misconception that, as a homebuyer, you need to come up with 20% of the total sale price for your down payment. In fact, a recent survey by Lending Tree asks what is keeping consumers from purchasing a home. For over half of those surveyed, the ability to afford a down payment is
Remote Work Is Here To Stay. Can Your Home...
by KCM Crew on 2021-09-21 at 10:00 AM
A lot has changed over the past year. For many people, the rise in remote work influenced what they’re looking for in a home and created a greater appetite for a dedicated home office. Some professionals took advantage of the situation and purchased a bigger home. Other people thought working from home would be temporary,
Banks consider climate risk for home loans, a...
on 2021-09-23 at 7:15 PM
Blue-lining is when banks or mortgage lenders draw lines of risk around certain neighborhoods and streets, often without clear disclosure.
Airbnb says it has doubled the number of Afghan...
on 2021-09-23 at 4:50 PM
Airbnb announced Thursday that it is planning to provide temporary housing to an additional 20,000 Afghan refugees, bringing the total number up to 40,000.
Mortgage market is unprepared for climate risk,...
on 2021-09-23 at 3:38 PM
The mortgage market is unprepared for the multifold physical and financial risks related to climate change, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.
Homeowners Feel Ready to Sell
on 2018-10-08 at 4:02 PM
77 percent of Americans think that now is a good time to sell a home, a new record high.
Trick or Treat Safety Rules for Homeowners
on 2018-10-08 at 3:56 PM
Using bright outdoor lights, LED lights instead of candles, and friction tape on steps to prevent slips will help make Halloween safer for everyone.
Consumers Care About the Environment
on 2018-10-08 at 3:49 PM
American property owners and communities are more concerned about the environment than ever before, and consumer inclinations for walkable communities and energy-efficient homes are on the rise.