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Homes ‘On Sale’ Across the Country [INFOGRAPHIC]

Prices are increasing but are still ‘on sale’ throughout most of the country when compared to 2007 prices. – The KCM Crew Source: FNC March Price Index 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 […]

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Should Your Buyers Increase Their Offer?

Limited inventory and a very strong demand for housing has created an environment where bidding wars are commonplace in today’s real estate market. Homes priced properly are getting multiple offers within a short time of coming to market. This brings about a dilemma for the agent: How should they advise their client who is about […]

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3 Financial Reasons to Buy a Home NOW! (Part III)

This week, we are going to look at the three financial reasons to buy a home now instead of waiting: prices are rising at an accelerated rate, interest rates are increasing and rents are skyrocketing. – The KCM Crew Part III – Rents Are Skyrocketing Whether you own or rent, you will have a monthly […]

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3 Financial Reasons to Buy a Home NOW! (Part II)

This week, we are going to look at the three financial reasons to buy a home now instead of waiting: prices are rising at an accelerated rate, interest rates are increasing and rents are skyrocketing. – The KCM Crew Part II – Interest Rates Are Increasing A big component in the cost of a home […]

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3 Financial Reasons to Buy a Home NOW! (Part I)

This week, we are going to look at the three financial reasons to buy a home now instead of waiting: prices are rising at an accelerated rate, interest rates are increasing and rents are skyrocketing. – The KCM Crew Part I – Prices Are Rising at an Accelerated Rate The price of a home is […]

Top 10 Remodeling Projects [INFOGRAPHIC]

Top 10 Remodeling Projects

Original InfoGraphic by California Association of Realtors (CAR)

What’s Up with the Housing Inventory?

We are honored to have Chip Wagner, an icon in the appraisal industry and our good friend, as a guest blogger today. Chip recently addressed the housing inventory challenges in the Chicago region. We believe that his observations can be applied to the majority of markets in the U.S. – The KCM Crew It’s All […]

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Will Economic Uncertainty Derail Real Estate’s Momentum?

Some are questioning whether the current rally in the real estate market will fall victim to financial uncertainty regarding the impending debt ceiling debate and sequestration. However, many experts believe housing will be able to maintain its current momentum. In a March 2013 report, Someone Say House Party?, analysts at Bank of America/ Merril Lynch […]

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Money Magazine: The Real Estate Market is Back

Last Friday, we ran an InfoGraphic from RealEstate.com that showed that the real estate market was coming back. Some objected that the information was from a survey of industry players that may have a natural bias. For the doubters, here is the cover of the latest edition of Money Magazine released this past weekend. The […]

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Real Estate is Back [INFOGRAPHIC]

Real Estate is Back
Shared with Permission: Real Estate is Back

Today is the Day!

UPDATE: We want to thank the almost 3,000 agents who accessed today’s webinar. We hope you received true value in the hour we spent together. – The KCM Crew The real estate market is definitely getting better. 2012 proved to be a pretty good year for many agents. You are almost guaranteed an even better 2013. […]

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Homeownership: The Reports of Its Death…

Mark Twain and homeownership are both iconic pieces of the American experience. And like what happened to Twain in 1897, recent reports of homeownership’s death have been greatly exaggerated. Ever since the housing bubble burst, many so-called experts have predicted the end of homeownership as part of the American Dream. Today, we want to expose […]

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Real Estate: If You Waited to Sell, You May Be Brilliant

Many homeowners look back on 2006 house values and wonder why they didn’t sell at the height of the market. They lament the money they may have lost by not selling. However, there is another side to that story. If they did sell back in 2006, they would have still needed to live somewhere. Looking […]

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Real Estate: When She Speaks, We Should Listen

Ivy Zelman is an industry expert consistently recognized by Institutional Investor, Greenwich Associates, StarMine and The Wall Street Journal as an industry-leading analyst. What separates her from many other analysts is the fact that she has accurately called the real estate market continuously over the last decade. Her Position in 2006 She was one of […]

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A Closer Look at Mortgage Rates [INFOGRAPHIC]

Rate Movement

We Are Now Operating in a New Market Reality

Today’s post is an excerpt from our newest eGuide, Real Estate’s New Market Reality, which explains how the role of the real estate professional has changed and what you can do to successfully help more buyers and sellers. You can download the entire eGuide at www.NewMarketReality.com. – The KCM Crew Not that long ago, real […]

Single Family Rentals: The New Favorite Option

Yesterday, we posted on the surge of new household formations that have occurred in the last twelve months and that are projected to reach boom numbers over the next twelve months. Will these new households be renting or buying? A recent study, The National Survey of Renters, from The Opinion Research Corporation reveals that many […]

Are Young Adults Buying Homes Again?

Sales of residential properties are back to the highs experienced at the expiration of the Home Buyers Tax Credit in April 2010. One of the reasons for this surge in purchasing is that young adults may again be entering the market. Over the last few years, many young adults stayed on the sidelines (some in […]

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Future House Values? Simple as Supply and Demand

For some time now, we have attempted to shed light on the fact that pricing in today’s real estate market, as it is in the markets for every other saleable item, will be determined by the concept of ‘supply and demand’. According to dictionary.com: “The relationship between supply and demand determines the price of a […]

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Generation X & Y and Homeownership [INFOGRAPHIC]

Gen X & Y InfoGraphic