Where the housing market is going in 2022?

As told by 7 leading forecast models A perfect storm. That’s the best way to describe the red-hot housing market we’ve seen from coast-to-coast during the pandemic. It was spurred by a combination of recession-induced low mortgage rates, remote work allowing buyers to sprawl further away from their workplace, and a demographic wave of first-time millennial homebuyers […]

Buying a home unmarried?

Buying a home unmarried? What to know before signing the deed There’s a growing number of unmarried couples buying homes together, and without proper planning the move may create future problems. Indeed, 9% of home buyers were unmarried in 2020, according to the National Association of Realtors. While younger millennials, ages 22 to 30 years old, […]

Credit Scores for Homebuying

Credit scores are crucial to the homebuying process. Not only does your FICO score determine if you can qualify for a loan in the first place, it will also have an impact on your mortgage terms. Your credit will affect getting the type of loan that will fit your family budget. You should also plan […]

Above List Price = New Norm in Sacramento Housing Market

As reported in the June 11 issue of Sacramento Business Journal,  properties throughout the Sacramento region have sold, on average, 4% above their original list price, according to Metrolist data and local appraiser, Ryan Lundquist. For example, in Roseville buyers paid $32,182 over list price on average whereas Rocklin is $22,238 over list.  This data justifies the recommendation […]