Three Factors Affecting Home Affordability Today

Tuesday May 16th, 2023

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The Three Factors Affecting Home Affordability Today   There has been a great deal of attention on the impact of rising mortgage rates on the affordability of homes for today's purchasers. It is true that rates have substantially increased since the pandemic-era record lows. But home affordability is determined by a combination of mortgage rates, property prices, and wages. Considering how each of these factors is evolving provides a complete picture of the current state of home... [read more]

Have Home Values Hit Bottom?

Saturday Jan 21st, 2023

Brand new suburban house in sunny summer afternoon.House hunting.

Have Home Values Hit Bottom?     Whether you’re already a homeowner or you’re looking to become one, the recent headlines about home prices may leave you with more questions than answers. News stories are talking about home prices falling, and that’s raising concerns about a repeat of what happened to prices in the crash in 2008. One of the questions that’s on many minds, based on those headlines, is: how much will... [read more]

Why Today’s Appleton WI Housing Market Isn’t Headed for a Crash

Monday Feb 13th, 2023

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Why Today’s Appleton Wisconsin Housing Market Isn’t Headed for a Crash   67% of Americans say a housing market crash is imminent in the next three years. Many buyers and sellers that I have spoken with have also thought the same before they finished a great conversation with me. However, I can't blame any of their initial thoughts. With all the talk in the media lately about shifts in the housing market, it makes sense why so many people feel this way. But... [read more]

How Owning a Home Grows Your Wealth with Time [INFOGRAPHIC]

Friday Jun 16th, 2023

How Owning a Home Grows Your Wealth with Time

How Owning a Home Grows Your Wealth with Time [INFOGRAPHIC] Some Highlights If you’re thinking of buying a home this year, be sure to factor in the long-term benefits of homeownership. Over time, homeownership allows you to build equity. On average, nationwide home prices appreciated by 290.2% over the last 32 years. That means your net worth can grow significantly in the long term when you own a home.... [read more]


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