Should I Rush To Buy a Home Now, Before Prices Get Totally Out of Reach?

April 25, 2022

Home prices and mortgage rates just keep going up! Does that mean I should rush to buy my first home now, before things get completely out of reach? That’s a toughie. On one hand, it is certainly becoming even more expensive to buy a home. Prices hit another all-time high in March and mortgage rates…

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Are We Approaching Bubble Territory in the U.S. Real Estate Market

April 24, 2022

Fast-rising home prices? Check. Out-of-control bidding wars? Check. Investors flooding the market? Check. Over the past two years, the nation has watched worriedly as home prices seemed to hit a new record high every month. Many buyers have been offering six figures over asking prices to snag properties. It’s been uncomfortably reminiscent of the runup…

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It Isn’t Just Home Prices That Are Rising—Closing Costs Are Soaring by This Much

April 23, 2022

It’s not just record-high home prices and fast-rising mortgage rates that homebuyers have to worry about. They can’t seem to catch a break as the closing costs they pay to complete the purchase of their homes have also been increasing. Average closing costs shot up 13.4% in 2021, according to a recent report from CoreLogic’s…

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