Here’s to a WONDERFUL 2014!

We hope 2014 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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Multi-Generational Housing Knowledge Critical for Agents in the Coming Decade

Today we are pleased to have Nikki Buckelew back as our guest blogger. Nikki is considered a leading authority on seniors real estate and housing.  This past week I was reminded again about the visualization of the baby boomer generation looking much like a basketball making it’s way through a garden hose. With the first baby […]

What Did the Existing Sales Report Actually Reveal?

There will be headlines across the country reporting that the latest Existing Home Sales Report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) revealed that sales were below year-ago levels for  the first time in 29 months. The more dramatic will claim that this is proof that the housing sector is still on shaky grounds. Others […]

Luxury Housing Market Surges [INFOGRAPHIC]

Luxury Market

Latinos & New Year’s Resolutions

With their preparation for the holidays the Latino culture also prepares for some rituals, customs and traditions that are going to help to augur a New Year. Depending on the country or origin these traditions may vary, but one of the most commons in general is the 12 grapes and the 12 wishes. At 12 […]

Happy Holidays from the KCM Crew!

See You Thursday! 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!

The Winter Guides Are Now Available!

Attention:  The Winter Edition of the Buyer & Seller Guides are Now Available! KCM breaks down the information that is important to your clients, NOW!  Simply click here to download! The KCM CrewWe believe every family should feel confident when buying & selling a home. KCM helps real estate professionals reach these families & enables […]

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Tapering Begins!

The Fed announced they would be pulling back some of their stimulus package which has helped the housing market by keeping long term mortgage rates at historic lows for the last few years. This should come as no surprise as the KCM Blog has been warning of this likelihood over the last several months. We […]

Household Formations Projected to Surge! [INFOGRAPHIC]

Households Infographic

What it takes to Build a Great Listing Inventory

Experts across the country are projecting that buyer demand will remain strong for the foreseeable future. Frank E. Nothaft, Chief Economist at Freddie Mac recently proclaimed: “We expect single-family home sales and housing starts to be at the highest level since 2007.” Due to this demand, taking quality listings will continue to be extremely important […]

Tapering Begins!!

The Fed today announced they would be pulling back some of their stimulus package which has helped the housing market by keeping long term mortgage rates at historic lows for the last few years. This should come as no surprise to KCM Members as we have been warning of this likelihood over the last several […]

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Immigration Reform’s Impact on Housing

Immigration reform is a political hot potato to many. We do not want to take a political stance on the issue. We will leave that to others. However, we do want to report on a recent study released by the Immigration Task Force of the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) that spoke to the impact reform […]

Why is NOW the Time to Build Listing Inventory?

Though the housing market is in the middle of a strong recovery, the one issue that still remains a challenge is inventory. Demand is currently strong and Frank E. Nothaft, Chief Economist at Freddie Mac, projects that 2014 will be the best year for home sales since 2007. We must make sure that the supply […]

Tapering: The Result of Economic Good News

UPDATE: The Fed announced on Wednesday, December 18th that they would be pulling back some of their stimulus package which has helped the housing market by keeping long term mortgage rates at historic lows for the last few years. Click Here to see what this means for your clients. The economy is improving. As an example, […]

Price Appreciation Beginning to Slow

The U.S. housing market has experienced excellent price appreciation with values increasing by double digits over the year before. However, as professionals, we must warn sellers that prices are not now appreciating at big levels on a month-over-month basis. The map below was created using data from CoreLogic’s latest Home Price Index. It reveals that […]

How can you set yourself up to be a Listing Machine? [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!

Today’s Prices Compared to Peak [INFOGRAPHIC]

Moving Tips Agents Should Give Their Clients

Today’s blog post comes to us from our friends at Allied Van Lines. Check out their Realtor’s Guide to Moving for more tips and resources to help your clients with their move. – The KCM Crew If you’re a real estate professional, you know how stressed clients who are moving can get, especially if they’re moving for the […]

Selling Your Home During the Holidays? Now is the Time!

Today we are pleased to introduce Matt Sidford as our guest blogger.  Matt is the Founder of Sidford Realty and has been helping buyers and sellers in the Park City and Deer Valley markets since 1997.  In today’s competitive real estate market, sometimes the standard, run-of-the-mill open houses aren’t yielding much success, and some sellers […]

Harvard: 5 Financial Reasons to Buy a Home

Eric Belsky is Managing Director of the Joint Center of Housing Studies at Harvard University. He also currently serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Housing Research and Housing Policy Debate. This year he released a new paper on homeownership – The Dream Lives On: the Future of Homeownership in America. In his […]

Latino Community E-Guide Now Available!

We are happy to announce that our newest E-Guide is now available! “An Agent’s Guide to Working with the Latino Community” is now on the E-Guide section of the member area. We at KCM are striving to always bring you the best content available, this 10-page eGuide will provide an introduction on how to work […]

Buying a Home? Don’t Let Fear Get in Your Way

Our founder, Steve Harney, occasionally asks to do a personal post on what he sees as important to our industry. Today we are reposting one of his favorites from this past summer. Enjoy! – The KCM Crew Last week, I was talking to a young couple I know that was about to close on their […]

The 5 Steps to Becoming a Listing Machine [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!

NAR’s Exisiting Home Sales Report [INFOGRAPHIC]

Knowing Your Options for the “Fixer Upper”

We are happy to introduce Preston Sandlin as our guest blogger today. Preston is the owner and founder of Home Inspection Carolina and has over 15 years experience in the inspection industry. – The KCM Crew The fixer-upper properties on the market will give you more purchasing power when shopping for a new home. Bargains […]