Homeownership

Nov. 14, 2022

Home Equity: A Source of Strength for Homeowners Today

 

Home Equity: A Source of Strength for Homeowners Today | MyKCM

Experts agree there’s no chance of a large-scale foreclosure crisis like we saw back in 2008, and that’s good news for the housing market. As Mark Fleming, Chief Economist at First Americansays:

“. . . don’t expect a housing bust like the mid-2000s, as lending standards in this housing ...

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Nov. 11, 2022

VA Loans: Making Homes for the Brave Achievable [INFOGRAPHIC]

 

VA Loans: Making Homes for the Brave Achievable [INFOGRAPHIC] | MyKCM

Some Highlights

  • VA Loans can help make homeownership possible for those who have served our country.
  • These loans offer great benefits for eligible individuals and can help them buy a VA-approved house or condo, build a new home, or make improvements to their house.
  • Homeownership is the American Dream ...
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Nov. 8, 2022

The Majority of Americans Still View Homeownership as the American Dream

 

The Majority of Americans Still View Homeownership as the American Dream | MyKCM

Buying a home is a powerful decision, and it remains a key part of the American Dream. In fact, the 2022 Consumer Insights Report from Myndfound the majority of people polled still view homeownership as a key life achievement. Let’s explore just a few of the reasons why ...

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Nov. 7, 2022

Key Factors Affecting Home Affordability Today

Key Factors Affecting Home Affordability Today | MyKCM

Every time there’s a news segment about the housing market, we hear about the affordability challenges buyers are facing today. Those headlines are focused on how much mortgage rates have climbed this year. And while it’s true rates have risen dramatically, it’s important to remember they aren’t the only factor ...

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Nov. 4, 2022

Homeownership Wins Over Time [INFOGRAPHIC]

 

Homeownership Wins Over Time [INFOGRAPHIC] | MyKCM

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Nov. 3, 2022

Do You Believe Homeownership Is Out of Reach? Maybe It Doesn’t Have To Be.

 

Do You Believe Homeownership Is Out of Reach? Maybe It Doesn’t Have To Be. | MyKCM

It turns out, millennials aren’t the renter generation after all. The 2022 Consumer Insights Report from Mynd says there’s a portion of millennial and Gen Z buyers who are pursuing homeownership as a way to build their wealth, but it may not be exactly the way previous generations ...

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Oct. 25, 2022

What Happens to Housing when There’s a Recession?

 

What Happens to Housing when There’s a Recession? | MyKCM

Since the 2008 housing bubble burst, the word recession strikes a stronger emotional chord than it ever did before. And while there’s some debate around whether we’re officially in a recession right now, the good news is experts say a recession today would likely be mild and the economy ...

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Oct. 21, 2022

3 Questions You May Be Asking About Selling Your House Today [INFOGRAPHIC]

 

3 Questions You May Be Asking About Selling Your House Today [INFOGRAPHIC] | MyKCM

Some Highlights

  • If you’re planning to sell your house this year, you likely have questions about what the shift in the housing market means for your home sale.
  • You might be wondering: Should I wait to sell? Are buyers still out there? And can I afford to buy ...
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Oct. 20, 2022

What’s Ahead for Home Prices?

 

What’s Ahead for Home Prices? | MyKCM

As the housing market cools in response to the dramatic rise in mortgage rates, home price appreciation is cooling as well. And if you’re following along with headlines in the media, you’re probably seeing a wide range of opinions calling for everything from falling home prices to ongoing appreciation ...

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Oct. 17, 2022

The Emotional and Non-financial Benefits of Homeownership

 

The Emotional and Non-financial Benefits of Homeownership | MyKCM

With higher mortgage rates, you might be wondering if now's the best time to buy a home. While the financial aspects are important to consider, there are also powerful non-financial reasons it may make sense to make a move. Here are just a few of the benefits that ...

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