John Montgomery

April 10, 2024

Should I move with todays mortgage rates

 

 

 

 

 

When mortgage rates spiked up over the last few years, some homeowners put their plans to move on pause. Maybe you did too because you didn’t want to sell and take on a higher mortgage rate for your next home. But is that still the ...

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April 3, 2024

Why Overpricing Your House Can Cost You

 

 

 

If you’re trying to sell your house, you may be looking at this spring season as the sweet spot – and you’re not wrong. We’re still in a seller’s market because there are so few homes for sale right now. And historically, this is the time of ...

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March 27, 2024

Why home prices will stay high

 

 

 

 

Rents and home prices skyrocketed during the pandemic-fueled housing boom, and they’re still high, but demand continues to remain strong.

“Unbelievable demand has sort of been the story of the last five to seven years,” Invitation Homes’ chief executive Dallas Tanner recently told CNBC, “and ...

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March 20, 2024

Does it make sense to buy a home right now

 

 

 

 

 

Thinking about buying a home? If so, you’re probably wondering: should I buy now or wait? Nobody can make that decision for you, but here’s some information that can help you decide.

What’s Next for Home Prices?

Each quarter, Fannie Mae and  ...

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March 13, 2024

3 reasons buyers/sellers pause the decision to move

 

 

 

 

 

If you’ve been thinking about buying a home, mortgage rates are probably top of mind for you. They may even be why you’ve put your plans on hold for now. When rates climbed near 8% last year, some buyers found the numbers just didn’t make ...

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March 5, 2024

Will there be a housing recession

 

 

 

 

There’s been a lot of recession talk over the past couple of years. And that may leave you worried we’re headed for a repeat of what we saw back in 2008. Here’s a look at the latest expert projections to show you why that isn’t going ...

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Feb. 28, 2024

How do changing mortgage rates impact you

 

 

 

 

 

Some Highlights

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Feb. 21, 2024

Are you waiting for mortgage rates to drop this year

There’s a lot of confusion in the market about what’s happening with day-to-day movement in mortgage rates right now, but here’s what you really need to know: compared to the near 8% peak last fall, mortgage rates have trended down overall.

And if you’re looking to buy or  ...

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Feb. 14, 2024

WHY SO MANY PEOPLE FALL IN LOVE WITH HOME OWNERSHIP

 

 

 

 

Chances are at some point in your life you’ve heard the phrase, home is where the heart is. There’s a reason that’s said so often. Becoming a homeowner is emotional.

So, if you’re trying to decide if you want to keep on renting or if ...

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Feb. 7, 2024

Houses Are Still Selling Fast

 

 

 

 

Have you been thinking about selling your house? If so, here’s some good news. While the housing market isn’t as frenzied as it was during the ‘unicorn’ years when houses were selling quicker than ever, they’re still selling faster than normal.

The graph below uses data ...

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