Buying Homes

July 8, 2020

Taking Advantage of Homebuying Affordability in Today’s Market

 

Taking Advantage of Homebuying Affordability in Today’s Market | MyKCM

Everyone is ready to buy a home at different times in their lives, and despite the health crisis, today is no exception. Understanding how affordability works and the main market factors that impact it may help those who are ready to buy a home narrow down their optimal window ...

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July 6, 2020

Interest Rate Update: Week of July 6th

Good Monday Morning!

 

The June Employment Report came out last Thursday and was very positive. There were 4.8M jobs created in June on expectations of 3M. The Unemployment Rate dropped to 11.1% on expectations of 12.3%. The Manufacturing sector created 365,000 new jobs which is ...

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July 1, 2020

What Are Experts Saying About the Rest of 2020?

 

What Are Experts Saying About the Rest of 2020? | MyKCM

One of the biggest questions on everyone’s minds these days is: What’s going to happen to the housing market in the second half of the year? Based on recent data on the economy, unemployment, real estate, and more, many economists are revising their forecasts for the remainder ...

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June 22, 2020

Interest Rate Update: Week of June 22nd

Good Monday Afternoon!

Last week the bond markets held steady throughout the week and we saw very little change to interest rates. This week is pretty quiet for economic news as well. The Fed has committed to buying mortgage bonds through the middle of 2021 so we can expect to ...

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June 10, 2020

The Benefits of Homeownership May Reach Further Than You Think

 

The Benefits of Homeownership May Reach Further Than You Think | MyKCM

More than ever, our homes have become an integral part of our lives. Today they are much more than the houses we live in. They’re evolving into our workplaces, schools for our children, and safe havens that provide shelter, stability, and protection for our families through the evolving health ...

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Posted in Buying Homes, Economics
June 3, 2020

Buying or Selling a Home? You Need an Expert Kind of Guide

 

Buying or Selling a Home? You Need an Expert Kind of Guide | MyKCM

In a normal housing market, whether you’re buying or selling a home, you need an experienced guide to help you navigate through the process. You need someone you can turn to who will tell you how to price your home correctly right from the start. You need someone who ...

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May 20, 2020

2020 Homeowner Wish List

 

2020 Homeowner Wish List [INFOGRAPHIC] | MyKCM

Some Highlights

  • In a recent study by realtor.com, homeowners noted some of the main things they would change about their homes to make them more livable.
  • Not surprisingly, more space, an updated kitchen, and a home gym rose to the top of the list.
  • If you’re thinking of ...
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May 6, 2020

How to Test-Drive a Neighborhood While Sheltering in Place

 

How to Test-Drive a Neighborhood While Sheltering in Place [INFOGRAPHIC] | MyKCM

Some Highlights

  • Staying at home doesn’t mean your search for a new place needs to come to a standstill.
  • Check out these tips on how to explore other neighborhoods virtually in the homebuying process. You may find a spot that better suits your needs without ever leaving your living ...
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July 6, 2019

12 Best Things About Living in Oakbrook - Lakewood, WA

I don't know about you, but I love Top 10 lists if they are done well. I'm starting with Oakbrook Lakewood, WA because I have lived here for 8 years. We are deeply invested in this community as we have started and maintained community beautification projects throughout those ...

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March 24, 2019

18 Steps to Buying Your New Home

Buying a new home may seem simple (find it and buy it), but in reality, there are many steps and possible hurdles to overcome in the process. Making it from pre-qualification to move in requires a team effort. This article helps you know what to expect during the total buying ...

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Posted in Buying Homes