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Monthly Archives: December 2022

    Here’s to a Wonderful 2023!

    By Edsar De Vera | December 30, 2022

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    Planning To Sell Your House? It’s Critical To Hire a Pro.

    By Edsar De Vera | December 29, 2022

    Planning To Sell Your House? It’s Critical To Hire a Pro. With higher mortgage rates and moderating buyer demand, conditions in the housing market are different today. And if you’re thinking of selling your house, it’s important to understand how the market has changed and what that means for you. The best way to make sure you’re... Read More

    Applying For a Mortgage? Here’s What You Should Avoid Once You Do.

    By Edsar De Vera | December 28, 2022

    Applying For a Mortgage? Here’s What You Should Avoid Once You Do. While it’s exciting to start thinking about moving in and decorating after you’ve applied for your mortgage, there are some key things to keep in mind before you close. Here’s a list of things you may not realize you need to avoid after applying for your home loan.... Read More

    Confused About What’s Going on in the Housing Market? Lean on a Professional.

    By Edsar De Vera | December 27, 2022

    Confused About What’s Going on in the Housing Market? Lean on a Professional. If you’re thinking about buying or selling a home, you probably want to know what’s really happening with home prices, mortgage rates, housing supply, and more. That’s not an easy task considering how sensationalized headlines are today. Jay Thompson, Real Estate Industry Consultant, explains: “Housing market headlines are everywhere.... Read More

    Financial Fundamentals for First-Time Homebuyers

    By Edsar De Vera | December 27, 2022

    Financial Fundamentals for First-Time Homebuyers Are you prepping to buy your first home? If so, one of the steps you should take early on is making sure you’re financially ready for your purchase. Here are just a few of the financial fundamentals you’ll need to focus on as you set out to buy a home. Build Your... Read More

    Thank You for All of Your Support

    By Edsar De Vera | December 23, 2022

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    What Makes a House a Home?

    By Edsar De Vera | December 22, 2022

    What Makes a House a Home? There’s no denying the long-term financial benefits of owning a home, but today’s housing market may have you wondering if now’s still the time to buy. While the financial aspects of buying a home are important, the non-financial and emotional reasons are too. Home means something different to all of us. Whether it’s sharing... Read More

    What To Expect From the Housing Market in 2023

    By Edsar De Vera | December 21, 2022

    What To Expect From the Housing Market in 2023 The 2022 housing market has been defined by two key things: inflation and rapidly rising mortgage rates. And in many ways, it’s put the market into a reset position. As the Federal Reserve (the Fed) made moves this year to try to lower inflation, mortgage rates more than doubled – something... Read More

    Homeowners Still Have Positive Equity Gains over the Past 12 Months

    By Edsar De Vera | December 20, 2022

    Homeowners Still Have Positive Equity Gains over the Past 12 Months If you’re a homeowner, your net worth got a big boost over the past few years thanks to rapidly rising home prices. Here’s how it happened and what it means for you, even as the market moderates. Equity is the current value of your... Read More

    Mortgage Rates Are Dropping. What Does That Mean for You?

    By Edsar De Vera | December 19, 2022

    Mortgage Rates Are Dropping. What Does That Mean for You? Mortgage rates have been a hot topic in the housing market over the past 12 months. Compared to the beginning of 2022, rates have risen dramatically. Now they’re dropping, and that has to do with everything happening in the economy. Nadia Evangelou, Senior Economist and Director... Read More