HOME LOANS & APPROVALS

WHY AMERICANS SHOULDN’T GIVE UP ON HOMEOWNERSHIP

Posted by Coldwell Banker Legacy San Angelo on July 27, 2021 in  uncategorized
Data from the 2015 Survey of Income and Program Participation, two U.S. Census Bureau researchers found that homeownership is the top contributor to household wealth in the U.S. While barriers like rising home prices have made achieving the dream more challenging, there are several reasons why it shouldn’t be given up on, monetary and otherwise... read more

Happy Covid Homebuyers

Posted by Coldwell Banker Legacy San Angelo on July 27, 2021 in  uncategorized

For many Americans, buying a house during a pandemic meant competitive situations, buying above the list price of the home and waiving contingencies. You would think that would lead to panic and regret after closing. But, a new study by Hireahelper.com, says no.

10 TIPS TO PREPARE FOR YOUR PROPERTY INSPECTION

Posted by Beverley McCleery on June 29, 2021 in  uncategorized
With some basic knowledge of dealing with inspections, you can easily maximize your property’s returns. 1. Check for major issues 2. Get help from your REALTOR® 3. Make a checklist 4. Don’t ignore the minor issues 5. Clean before inspection 6. De-clutter the property 7. Make sure it is 100% operational  8. Allow time for inspection 9. Leave the property 10. Don’t try to hide any issues... read more

RECORD GROWTH DRIVES HOME VALUES UP

Posted by Beverley McCleery on June 29, 2021 in  uncategorized
Seemingly endless demand and low supply have driven record-breaking home value appreciation over the past year, Zillow’s® latest Market Report shows. April pushed the envelope even further: Annual home value growth for a typical U.S. home is 11.6%, the highest seen since 2005. Today’s rapid rise in prices may recall that of the mid-2000s, stoking unfounded fears of another overheated market. Google searches for “housing bubble” reached their highest point in nearly three years in April.... read more

7 Reasons We're Not In A Real Estate Bubble

Posted by Beverley McCleery on June 29, 2021 in  uncategorized
Real estate brokers & analysts studying market fundamentals offer 7 reasons the U.S. is Not in a housing bubble. 1. Low inventory 2. Lack of supply 3. Favorable demographics 4. Return of international demand 5. Low mortgage rates 6. Tight credit 7. Greater equity... read more
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