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How Housing Is Leading Us Out of the Great Recession

We are often asked if the housing market can truly rebound if the all-round economy remains sluggish. We answer by explaining the housing market is not dependent on the economy but rather the economy is reliant on the housing market. Mark Zandi, Chief Economist at Moodys.com, addressed this issue in a recent report.  “Historically, housing […]

I Need a Favor

Hi Guys, I need a favor. If you have ever shared a KCM Blog post or InfoGraphic, please take a second to share this link. The KCM Crew has put together fabulous information for this Wednesday’s webinar. It will assist agents in guiding their buyers to achieve their dream of homeownership. We already have over […]

[Free Webinar] Help Buyers Get Their Offer Accepted

Reserve your seat here! 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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FSBO? What You Should Know Before Trying [INFOGRAPHIC]

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Myths: The Earth Is Flat and Newspapers Sell Houses

With the housing market beginning to heat up, we are afraid some sellers may consider trying to sell their house as a For Sale By Owner (FSBO). This week we will be posting on the reasons that we believe trying to sell on your own may be a mistake. – KCM Crew It is amazing […]

The Homeowner Who Represents Himself is Dumb and …

With the housing market beginning to heat up, we are afraid some sellers may consider trying to sell their house as a For Sale By Owner (FSBO). This week we will be posting on the reasons that we believe trying to sell on your own may be a mistake. – KCM Crew A well-known legal profession […]

The Need for a Professional When Selling Your Home

With the housing market beginning to heat up, we are afraid some sellers may consider trying to sell their house as a For Sale By Owner (FSBO). This week we will be posting on the reasons that we believe trying to sell on your own may be a mistake. – KCM Crew Anyone in the […]

FSBOing: This Time It Was Embarrassing

With the housing market beginning to heat up, we are afraid some sellers may consider trying to sell their house as a For Sale By Owner (FSBO). This week we will  post the reasons that we believe trying to sell on your own may be a mistake. Here is an article we have run before […]

Renting ‘Round the U.S. [INFOGRAPHIC]

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Different Generations See the Value in Homeownership

Our founder, Steve Harney, occasionally asks to do a personal post on what he sees as important to our industry. Today is one of those days. – The KCM Crew During an online chat with other real estate professionals last week, the question of the true value of homeownership was raised. My son, Bill, and […]

5 Tips for First-Time Home Buyers

Buying a first home can be a scary, confusing and stressful process. Many would-be buyers are understandably nervous at the prospect of making the largest purchase of their lives. Rather than diving in and hoping for the best, you should prepare carefully before you begin the house search. Following some useful tips will help you […]

Investment Home Sales in 2012

The American desire to invest in real estate is alive and well! Investment purchases of residential real estate remained elevated for a second consecutive year, according to the National Association of Realtors (NAR)’s 2013 Investment and Vacation Home Buyers Survey, covering existing- and new-home transactions in 2012. NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun noted an ongoing […]

Stay Strong Boston

We believe terrorists attempt to change our way of life with their terror. It is for this reason that this blog will continue as usual. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the people of Boston. – Steve The KCM CrewWe believe every family should feel confident when buying & selling a home. KCM helps […]

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Vacation Home Sales Rise in 2012

The American desire to own a second home as a vacation home is alive and well! The National Association of Realtors analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data shows there are 7.9 million vacation homes in the U.S. Their 2013 Investment and Vacation Home Buyers Survey shows vacation home sales improved in 2012. NAR Chief Economist […]

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Millennials: Not Destined to be Life-Long Renters [INFOGRAPHIC]

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Shared with Permission: Millennials Won’t Be Life Long Renters

Unlocking the Secrets of Real Estate’s Top Agents

We’re excited to have Curtis Fenn, lead-generation expert and CMO at The REDX, share some of the research and results from a recent study that they conducted of thousands of top-performing real estate professionals. We’ll also be co-hosting a FREE webinar with Curtis this afternoon (April 11th @ 2pm EST) to dive deeper into how to […]

3 Reasons to Sell Your House Today! (Part III)

This week, we are going to look at the three reasons to sell your house now instead of waiting: demand is strong, supply is low and new construction will soon be your competition. – The KCM Crew Part III – New Construction Will Soon Be Your Competition Over the last several years, most homeowners selling […]

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3 Reasons to Sell Your House Today! (Part II)

This week, we are going to look at the three reasons to sell your house now instead of waiting: demand is strong, supply is low and new construction will soon be your competition. – The KCM Crew Part II – Housing Supply is Low A seller’s ability to sell their home in today’s real estate […]

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3 Reasons to Sell Your House Today! (Part I)

This week, we are going to look at three reasons to sell your house now instead of waiting: demand is strong, supply is low and new construction will soon be your competition. – The KCM Crew Part I – Demand for Real Estate is Much Stronger This Year When selling anything, owners can only hope […]

The State of Hispanic Homeownership [INFOGRAPHIC]

Hispanic Homeownership

A very small portion of the State of Hispanic Homeownership Report from NAHREP National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals

Discussing Real Estate with Your Client

We’re honored to have Brentt Taylor from MortgageLoan.com share with us his knowledge and insights. – The KCM Crew In order to remain competitive in today’s market, real estate professionals must be armed with up-to-date and relevant information. A strong knowledge of the mortgage market can make or break a deal. As a real estate […]

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NAHREP: State of Hispanic Homeownership Report

The National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals’ recently released their The State of Hispanic Homeownership Report. The 24-page document offers an update on the Hispanic homebuyer market and traces Hispanics’s rise in household formations and reveals the variables that make them homeownership-ready and able to drive demand in the current homebuyer market. According to the […]

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WTH(eck)!?! More Crazy Real Estate Headlines

Number of Loans in Foreclosure Reaches a Three-Year Low Foreclosure Activity Rising in 2013 Both headlines above appeared in the media last week. The amazing part is that both headlines appeared on the same day and from the same media source (HousingWire)!! The first headline commented on the recently released Office of the Comptroller of the […]

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Two Additional Experts Upgrade their Pricing Forecast

Last Monday, we reported that several analysts had upgraded their projections for home price appreciation in 2013. A few days later, the Wall Street Journal revealed that two additional analysts had also upgraded their forecasts. Zelman & Associates “Ivy Zelman, chief executive of research firm Zelman & Associates, said Wednesday she was now expecting prices […]