Many of today’s homeowners bought or refinanced their homes before or during the pandemic when mortgage rates were at history-making lows. Since rates doubled in 2022, some of those homeowners put their plans to move on hold, not wanting to lose the low mortgage rate they have on their current house. And while today’s rates have started coming down from last year’s peak and are still lower than industry highs we've realized in the past, they are still higher than they were a couple of years ago.
Topics: Listing Your Home, Selling your Home, Selling 101, Homeownership
As you look ahead to the winter season, you’re likely making plans and thinking about what you want to achieve before the year ends. One of those key decision points could be whether or not you want to move this year. If the location or size of your current home no longer meets your needs, finding a house that better suits your lifestyle may be a top priority for you. But with today’s cooling housing market, is it really a good time to sell your house, or should you wait?
Topics: Selling your Home, Selling 101
If you’re thinking of selling your home, it may be because you’ve heard prices are rising, listings are going fast, and sellers are getting multiple offers on their homes. But why are conditions so good for sellers today? And what can you expect when you move?
Topics: Trends in Real Estate, Selling your Home, Selling 101