Buying a Home

Sept. 28, 2022

Why You Should Consider Condos as Part of Your Home Search

Why You Should Consider Condos as Part of Your Home Search

Why You Should Consider Condos as Part of Your Home Search | MyKCM

The historically low inventory over the past few years led to challenges for many buyers trying to find a home that met their needs and their budget. If you’re in the same boat, you should know the recent shift ...

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Sept. 27, 2022

How an Expert Can Help You Understand Inflation & Mortgage Rates

 

How an Expert Can Help You Understand Inflation & Mortgage Rates | MyKCM

If you’re following today’s housing market, you know two of the top issues consumers face are inflation and mortgage rates. Let’s take a look at each one.

Inflation and the Housing Market

This year, inflation reached a high not seen in forty years. For the average consumer, you ...

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Sept. 26, 2022

The True Strength of Homeowners Today

 

The True Strength of Homeowners Today | MyKCM

The real estate market is on just about everyone’s mind these days. That’s because the unsustainable market of the past two years is behind us, and the difference is being felt. The question now is, just how financially strong are homeowners throughout the country? Mortgage debt grew beyond  ...

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Sept. 16, 2022

A Crucial First Step: Mortgage Pre-Approval

 

A Crucial First Step: Mortgage Pre-Approval [INFOGRAPHIC] | MyKCM

Some Highlights

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Sept. 15, 2022

Buyers Are Regaining Some of Their Negotiation Power in Today’s Housing Market

 

Buyers Are Regaining Some of Their Negotiation Power in Today’s Housing Market | MyKCM

If you're thinking about buying a home today, there's welcome news. Even though it’s still a sellers’ market, it’s a more moderate sellers’ market than last year. And the days of feeling like you may need to waive contingencies or pay drastically over asking price to get ...

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Sept. 13, 2022

Three Things Buyers Can Do in Today’s Housing Market

 

Three Things Buyers Can Do in Today’s Housing Market | MyKCM

It’s clear the 2022 housing market has been defined by rising mortgage rates. With rates on the rise, it’s also become more costly to purchase a home. According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR):

“Compared to one year ago, the monthly mortgage payment rose to $1,944 ...

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Sept. 9, 2022

Why It’s So Important To Hire a Pro

 

Why It’s So Important To Hire a Pro [INFOGRAPHIC] | MyKCM

Some Highlights

  • If you’re thinking of buying or selling a home, you’ll want a trusted real estate professional on your side for their industry experience and expert insights.
  • The right advisor utilizes the latest technology and can help you navigate today’s home pricing and market values, the contracts and ...
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Sept. 6, 2022

How Owning a Home Builds Your Net Worth

 

How Owning a Home Builds Your Net Worth | MyKCM

Owning a home is a major financial milestone and an achievement to take pride in. One major reason: the equity you build as a homeowner gives your net worth a big boost. And with high inflation right now, the link between owning your home and building your wealth is ...

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Sept. 1, 2022

New Homes May Have the Incentives You’re Looking for Today

 

New Homes May Have the Incentives You’re Looking for Today | MyKCM

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, this year, builders are on pace to complete more than a million new homes in this country. If you’ve had trouble finding a home to buy over the past year, it may be time to work with your trusted agent to consider ...

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Aug. 31, 2022

Buyers: You May Face Less Competition as Bidding Wars Ease

 

Buyers: You May Face Less Competition as Bidding Wars Ease | MyKCM

One of the top stories in recent real estate headlines was the intensity and frequency of bidding wars. With so many buyers looking to purchase a home and so few of them available for sale, fiercely competitive bidding wars became the norm during the pandemic – and it drove  ...

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