• Why Frustrated Buyers are Dropping Out of the Market
    by Devin Meenan on May 29, 2024 at 6:21 pm

    It’s not a buyer’s market in residential real estate right now—and many buyers are dropping out in the face of unfavorable market conditions.  Bright MLS (covering the mid-Atlantic) has published its latest member survey results for May 2024. The survey surmises consumer behavior from agent/broker responses, and the results are eye-catching. Of the buyer agents… The post Why Frustrated Buyers are Dropping Out of the Market appeared first on RISMedia.

  • How an Agent Helps Market Your House
    by KCM Crew on May 29, 2024 at 10:30 am

    You’re ready to sell your house. But what do you need most from your real estate agent?

  • Consumer Confidence Sees First Increase in 3 Months as Sentiment Hits Low
    by Claudia Larsen on May 28, 2024 at 4:08 pm

    Consumers are experiencing conflicting feelings about the economy as differing reports come in from The Conference Board and University of Michigan, with a more positive assessment of the current business climate clashing with renewed worries about inflation. Consumers’ confidence reversed course and saw an increase in May after three months of decreases, according to the… The post Consumer Confidence Sees First Increase in 3 Months as Sentiment Hits Low appeared first on RISMedia.

  • How Do Climate Risks Affect Your Next Home?
    by KCM Crew on May 28, 2024 at 10:30 am

    Climate change is impacting where people buy homes.

  • How VA Loans Can Help You Buy a Home
    by KCM Crew on May 27, 2024 at 10:30 am

    For over 80 years, Veterans Affairs (VA) home loans have helped millions of veterans buy their own homes.

  • Your Agent Is the Key To Pricing Your House Right [INFOGRAPHIC]
    by KCM Crew on May 24, 2024 at 10:30 am

    The asking price for your house can impact your bottom line and how quickly it sells.

  • Special Assessment Taxes vs. Property Taxes: How Do They Differ
    by Devin Meenan on May 23, 2024 at 7:14 pm

    Special assessment and property taxes are crucial to a city or town’s revenue system. They fund local services and infrastructure improvements. My comparative analysis will clarify their differences and guide property owners on their impact. In this article, you will learn the following: What special assessment taxes and property taxes are How these taxes differ… The post Special Assessment Taxes vs. Property Taxes: How Do They Differ appeared first on RISMedia.

  • Questions You May Have About Selling Your House
    by KCM Crew on May 23, 2024 at 10:30 am

    There’s no denying mortgage rates are having a big impact on today’s housing market.

  • How Many Homes Are Investors Actually Buying?
    by KCM Crew on May 22, 2024 at 10:30 am

    Are big investors really buying up all the homes today?

  • Worried About Home Maintenance Costs? Consider This
    by KCM Crew on May 21, 2024 at 10:30 am

    If one of the main reasons you’re hesitant to buy a home is because you’re worried about the upkeep, here’s some information you may find interesting on both new home construction and existing homes.

  • Benefits and Risks of Use and Occupancy Agreements
    by Devin Meenan on May 20, 2024 at 7:05 pm

    In a real estate transaction, a Use and Occupancy Agreement (U&O) presents a unique solution for buyers and sellers under certain circumstances. This agreement allows a buyer to use and occupy the property before closing the sale. Conversely, it can enable a seller to continue occupying the property post-sale. I will examine the benefits and… The post Benefits and Risks of Use and Occupancy Agreements appeared first on RISMedia.

  • What’s Next for Home Prices and Mortgage Rates?
    by KCM Crew on May 20, 2024 at 10:30 am

    If you’re thinking of making a move this year, there are two housing market factors that are probably on your mind: home prices and mortgage rates.