Here’s to a FABULOUS 2013!

We hope 2013 is a great year for you both personally and professionally. The KCM CrewWe believe every family should feel confident when buying & selling a home. KCM helps real estate professionals reach these families & enables the agent to simply & effectively explain a complex housing market. Take a 14-Day Free Trial of […]

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The Reasons People Move [INFOGRAPHIC]

Why People Move

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5 Real Estate Trends to Look For in 2013

Predicting trends during volatile economic times in American is no easy task. However, we are going to give it our best shot. We strongly believe these are the five real estate items we should keep an eye on in 2013: Demand for Housing Will Continue to Surge The housing market has turned the corner and […]

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The 5 Biggest Real Estate Stories of 2012

At KCM, we concentrate on the trends that impact the housing market. Here are what we believe were the biggest stories of 2012. Housing Was a Tailwind not a Headwind to the National Economy Over the last several years, many experts claimed that the housing market would not recover until the overall economy recovered. Others, […]

Happy Holidays from the KCM Crew!!

See you on Wednesday!! The KCM CrewWe believe every family should feel confident when buying & selling a home. KCM helps real estate professionals reach these families & enables the agent to simply & effectively explain a complex housing market. Take a 14-Day Free Trial of our monthly membership to see how we can help […]

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Young Adults & Homeownership [INFOGRAPHIC]

This Holiday Season, Be Mobile with Your Information

At gatherings with friends and family this holiday season, people will seek you out to help answer their questions about today’s real estate market. Your use of visuals at these moments is just as crucial as it is during a scheduled consultation. You must have the necessary charts, data and visuals with you at all […]

Are Foreclosures Increasing or Decreasing?

Recent headlines have created tremendous confusion regarding the foreclosure situation in the country. Let’s give an example. Which of these two headlines are accurate? Foreclosure Starts Plunge to 71-Month Low Foreclosures Increase for the First Time Since 2010 The challenge is that both headlines are 100% accurate. How can foreclosures have increased for the first […]

93% of Young Adults Plan to Buy a Home

If you follow this blog, you know that we have often posted that we believe young adults between the ages of 18-34 will be a major percentage of all buyers purchasing a home in 2013. Some believe we are overestimating the millennials’ belief in homeownership. However, a new study by Trulia reveals we may be […]

Can a Single Webinar Be a Real Estate Game Changer?

Attention Industry Professionals! Here at KCM, we pride ourselves on sharing excellent real estate content in as many venues as we can. The quality of the content ALWAYS comes first whether it is on our daily blog, in one of our eGuides or in our all-inclusive membership service, Keeping Current Matters. We strive for excellence every […]

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Time It Takes to Complete a Foreclosure [INFOGRAPHIC]

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5 Steps to Success in Real Estate: Webinar Replay

For Agents’ Eyes Only… Today, we give you the opportunity to view a webinar we hosted yesterday. Agents said it was the best webinar we have ever done. Enjoy! – The KCM Crew To view the replay, click here. The KCM CrewWe believe every family should feel confident when buying & selling a home. KCM helps […]

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Homeownership as an Investment

In Real Estate: Today’s Golden Opportunity we compared the current housing market to the market for gold about a decade ago. Some commented on the fact that you can’t compare gold to real estate as an investment as gold is a very liquid asset and it would take more time and effort to sell a house. […]

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Was 2012 a Better Year for Real Estate Than 2011?

There are still those questioning whether the housing market is truly making a comeback. We have decided to graph home sales over the last two years based on the National Association of Realtor‘s Pending Home Sales Report. We believe the graph removes all doubt. The methodology for the report as per NAR: The KCM CrewWe believe […]

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House Prices: Where Are They Headed This Winter?

In a blog post last month, we projected that home values might actually begin to soften on a month-over-month basis throughout the winter. There are other expert analysts that are also notifying their readership of this possibility. Calculated Risk, in a post last week explained: “The monthly Case-Shiller house price indexes will show month-to-month declines […]

5 Steps to Success in 2013 [Free Webinar]

The KCM CrewWe believe every family should feel confident when buying & selling a home. KCM helps real estate professionals reach these families & enables the agent to simply & effectively explain a complex housing market. Take a 14-Day Free Trial of our monthly membership to see how we can help you!

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Luxury Housing Market Surges [INFOGRAPHIC]


Look Forward to Maximize Your Opportunities

For Agents’ Eyes Only… Each Thursday we post a blog to help real estate professionals understand how they can better assist their buyers and sellers navigate the current real estate market. Today, we want to discuss business planning for next year. – The KCM Crew Every December, agents put the final touches on a business […]

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Barbara Corcoran to Move-Up Buyers: DO IT NOW!

Barbara Corcoran on the TV Show Fast Money: “Right now, if you are upgrading to a bigger house, even if you’re selling at 10% off, you buy your new house at 10% off. Price appreciation is going to go much higher than people anticipate.” The KCM CrewWe believe every family should feel confident when buying […]

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Will the Mortgage Forgiveness Act Be Extended?

The Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act of 2007 is set to expire at the end of the year. The act allows taxpayers to be excluded from paying taxes on forgiven debt in certain situations. As their website explains: “The Mortgage Debt Relief Act of 2007 generally allows taxpayers to exclude income from the discharge of […]

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Harmful Effects from Changing the Listing Price?

With the housing market showing signs of a recovery, sellers may think they can list their homes at a higher price and adjust if necessary. That may not be a good strategy. This is a post we ran last year by Ken H. Johnson, Ph.D. — Florida International University (FIU) and Editor of the Journal of Housing […]