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Saving for a Down Payment? Here’s What You Need To Know.

Posted by Carrie Di Pilato on June 21, 2023 in  uncategorized
If you’re planning to buy your first home, then you’re probably focused on saving for all the costs involved in such a big purchase. One of the expenses that may be at the top of your mind is your down payment. If you’re intimidated by how much you need to save for that, it may be because you believe you must put 20% down. That doesn’t necessarily have to be the case. As the National Association of Realtors (NAR) notes: “One of the biggest misconceptions among hous... read more

What’s the Difference Between a Home Inspection and an Appraisal?

By KCM Team
Posted by Inactive Shanna Shepherd on April 20, 2023 in  uncategorized
If you’re planning to buy a home, an inspection is an important step in the process. It assesses the condition of the home before you finalize the transaction. It’s also a different step in the process from an appraisal, which is a professional evaluation of the market value of the home you’d like to buy. In most cases, an appraisal is ordered by the lender to confirm or verify the value of the home prior to lending a buyer money for the purchase. Here’s the breakdown of each ... read more

Want To Sell Your House This Spring? Price It Right.

By KCM Team
Posted by Inactive Shanna Shepherd on April 13, 2023 in  uncategorized
Over the last year, the housing market’s gone through significant change. While it’s still a sellers’ market, homes that are priced right are selling, and they get the most attention from buyers right now. If you’re thinking of selling your house this spring, it’s important to lean on your expert real estate advisor when it comes to setting a list price. As Realtor.com explains: “Move-in-ready homes with curb appeal and in desirable areas—and that are p... read more

How Homeownership Is Life Changing for Many Women

By KCM Team
Posted by Inactive Shanna Shepherd on March 29, 2023 in  uncategorized
Throughout Women’s History Month, we reflect on the impact women have in our lives, and that includes impact on the housing market. In fact, since at least 1981, single women have bought more homes than single men each year, and they make up 17% of all households. Why Is Homeownership So Important to Women? The rise in women pursuing homeownership hasn’t just made an impact on the housing market. It’s also been an asset for those buyers and their households. That’s b... read more

An Expert Gives You Clarity in Today’s Housing Market

By KCM Team
Posted by Inactive Shanna Shepherd on March 17, 2023 in  uncategorized
The housing market has been going through shifts lately. That’s why it’s so important to work with an industry professional who can be your guide throughout the process. A real estate expert uses their knowledge of what’s really happening with home prices, housing supply, expert projections, and more to give you the best advice. Someone who can provide clarity like that is critical right now. Jay Thompson, Real Estate Industry Consultant, explains: “Housing market h... read more
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