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5 Steps to Follow When Applying for Forbearance

If you’re currently feeling the stress of affording your mortgage payment, or if you know someone who is, there’s still time to get help.

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Winning as a Buyer in a Sellers’ Market [INFOGRAPHIC]

Winning as a Buyer in a Sellers’ Market [INFOGRAPHIC] | Keeping Current Matters

Some Highlights

  • Buying a home in today’s sellers’ market doesn’t have to feel like an uphill battle.
  • Here are four ways to make sure you’re positioned for success when making a home purchase, even when the scale tips toward sellers.
  • Reach out to a local real estate professional to make sure you’re armed for victory in the housing market this season.
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Why It Makes Sense to Sell Your House This Holiday Season

If you’re one of the many homeowners thinking about taking your house off the market for the holidays, hang on.

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Are Home Prices Headed Toward Bubble Territory?

Talk of a housing bubble is beginning to crop up as home prices have appreciated at a rapid pace this year.

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An Honest Look at Unemployment Numbers

Last Friday, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released the November Jobs Report.

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The Path to Homeownership [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Path to Homeownership [INFOGRAPHIC] | Keeping Current Matters

Some Highlights

  • If you’re thinking of buying a home and not sure where to start, you’re not alone.
  • Here’s a map with 10 simple steps to follow in the homebuying process.
  • Be sure to work with a trusted real estate professional to learn the specific path to take in your local area.
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A New Way to Shop for Homes in a Virtual World

In a year when we’re learning to do so much remotely, homebuying is no exception.

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With Home Values Surging, Is it Still Affordable to Buy Right Now?

Housing inventory is at an all-time low.

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Knowledge Is Power on the Path to Homeownership

Homeownership is on the goal list for many young adults, but sometimes it’s hard to know exactly how to get there.

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5 Tips for Homebuyers Who Want to Make a Competitive Offer

Today’s real estate market has high buyer interest and low housing inventory.

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Key Terms to Know in the Homebuying Process [INFOGRAPHIC]

Key Terms to Know in the Homebuying Process [INFOGRAPHIC] | Keeping Current Matters

Some Highlights

  • Buying a home can be intimidating if you’re not familiar with the terms used throughout the process.
  • To point you in the right direction, here’s a list of some of the most common language you’ll hear along the way.
  • The best way to ensure your homebuying process is a positive one is to find a real estate professional who will guide you through every aspect of the transaction with ‘the heart of a teacher’ by putting your needs first.
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Is Buying a Home Today a Good Financial Move?

There’s no doubt 2020 has been a challenging year.

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Don’t Let Buyer Competition Keep You from Purchasing a Home

This year’s record-low mortgage rates sparked high demand among homebuyers.

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Will Mortgage Rates Remain Low Next Year?

In 2020, buyers got a big boost in the housing market as mortgage rates dropped throughout the year.

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Homes for Sale Are Rapidly Disappearing

Through all the challenges of 2020, the real estate market has done very well, and purchasers are continuing to take advantage of historically low mortgage rates.

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Why Working from Home May Spark Your Next Move

If you’ve been working from home this year, chances are you’ve been at it a little longer than you initially expected.

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Winter Will Bring a Flurry of Activity to the Housing Market

In the second half of this year, the housing market surged with activity.

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VA Home Loans: Helping Heroes Find a Home

Today, on Veterans Day, we honor those who have served our country and thank them for their continued dedication to our nation.

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Homeownership Is a Key to Building Wealth

For years, real estate has been considered the best investment you can make.

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Making a Home for the Brave Possible [INFOGRAPHIC]

Making a Home for the Brave Possible [INFOGRAPHIC] | Keeping Current Matters

Some Highlights

  • VA Home Loans provide unique opportunities for Veterans, active-duty personnel, and their families in recognition of their service to our Nation.
  • For eligible individuals, options associated with VA Loans can help make the dream of homeownership a reality.
  • If you or someone you know may benefit from a VA Loan, reach out to a local real estate professional to learn more today.
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Real Estate Is a Driving Force in the Economy

As the economy recovers from this year’s health crisis, the housing market is playing a leading role in the turnaround.

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Rent vs. Buy: How to Decide What’s Best for You

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, median rent continues to rise.

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4 Reasons Why the Election Won’t Dampen the Housing Market

Tomorrow, Americans will decide our President for the next four years.

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Buyer Interest Is Growing among Younger Generations

The demand for homes this year is extraordinary as record-breaking numbers of hopeful buyers continue to shop for homes.

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How Down Payment Assistance Opens the Door to Homeownership

Many people are eager to buy a home right now while affordability continues to be a highlight of the current housing market.