Home Sellers

Oct. 12, 2021

Don’t Wait for a Lower Mortgage Rate – It Could Cost You

 

Don’t Wait for a Lower Mortgage Rate – It Could Cost You | MyKCM

Today’s housing market is truly one for the record books. Over the past year, we’ve seen the lowest mortgage rates in history. And while those rates seemed to bottom out in January of this year, the golden window of opportunity for buyers isn’t over just yet. If you’re one of the ...

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Sept. 17, 2021

Is the Number of Homes for Sale Finally Growing

Is the Number of Homes for Sale Finally Growing?

Is the Number of Homes for Sale Finally Growing? | MyKCM

An important metric in today’s residential real estate market is the number of homes available for sale. The shortage of available housing inventory is the major reason for the double-digit price appreciation we’ve seen in each of the last two years. It’s the ...

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Sept. 16, 2021

Atlanta Housing Market Update

Statistics Overview - August, 2021

August 2021 Sales and Average Sales Price Overview 

There were 7,803 closings for Residential Single Family Detached in August 2021. This reflects a decrease of  7% over August 2020. 

There were 1,634 closings for Residential Single Family Attached in August 2021. This reflects ...

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Aug. 28, 2021

If Housing Affordability Is About the Money, Don’t Forget This.

If Housing Affordability Is About the Money, Don’t Forget This. | MyKCM

 

There are many non-financial benefits of buying your own home. However, today’s headlines seem to be focusing primarily on the financial aspects of homeownership – specifically affordability. Many articles are making the claim that it’s not affordable to buy a home in today’s market, but that isn’t the case.

Today’s buyers ...

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Aug. 14, 2021

The Best Use of Time (and Money) When It Comes to Home Renovations

 

The Best Use of Time (and Money) When It Comes to Renovations | MyKCM

In the current sellers’ market, many homeowners wonder what, if anything, needs to be remodeled before they list their house. That’s where a trusted real estate professional comes in. They can help you think through today’s market conditions and how they impact what you should – and shouldn’t – ...

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July 22, 2021

Remote Work Has Changed Our Home Needs. Is It Time for Your Home To Change, Too

 

Remote Work Has Changed Our Home Needs. Is It Time for Your Home To Change, Too? | MyKCM

Over the past year, many homeowners realized what they need in a home is changing, especially with the rise in remote work. If you’re longing for a dedicated home office or a change in scenery, now may be the time to find the home that addresses your evolving needs.

Working from Home ...

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July 20, 2021

What You Should Do Before Interest Rates Rise

 

What You Should Do Before Interest Rates Rise | MyKCM

In today’s real estate market, mortgage interest rates are near record lows. If you’ve been in your current home for several years and haven’t refinanced lately, there’s a good chance you have a mortgage with an interest rate higher than today’s average. Here are some options you ...

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July 15, 2021

Housing Supply Is Rising. What Does That Mean for You

Housing Supply Is Rising. What Does That Mean for You? | MyKCM

An important factor in today’s market is the number of homes for sale. While inventory levels continue to sit near historic lows, there are indications we may have hit the lowest point we’ll see. Odeta Kushi, Deputy Chief Economist at First American, recently said of our supply challenges:

It looks like ...

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July 5, 2021

Home Builders Ramp Up Construction Based on Demand

 

Home Builders Ramp Up Construction Based on Demand | MyKCM

If you’re thinking of buying a home, there really is no time like the present. With today’s low mortgage rates, you have a great opportunity to get more home for your money. The challenge is inventory. Like you, many buyers want to capitalize on these market conditions, and it’s leading ...

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July 1, 2021

What To Expect as Appraisal Gaps Grow

 

What To Expect as Appraisal Gaps Grow | MyKCM

In today’s real estate market, low inventory and high demand are driving up home prices. As many as 54% of homes are getting offers over the listing price, based on the latest Realtors Confidence Index from the National Association of Realtors (NAR). Shawn Telford, Chief Appraiser at CoreLogic, elaborates:

“The ...

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