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Monthly Archives: July 2022

    A Window of Opportunity for Homebuyers

    By Teresa Kenney Parker | July 30, 2022

    A Window of Opportunity for Homebuyers Mortgage rates are much higher today than they were at the beginning of the year, and that’s had a clear impact on the housing market. As a result, the market is seeing a shift back toward the range of pre-pandemic levels for buyer demand and home sales. But the transition... Read More

    Want To Buy a Home? Now May Be the Time.

    By Teresa Kenney Parker | July 30, 2022

    Want To Buy a Home? Now May Be the Time. There are more homes for sale today than at any time last year. So, if you tried to buy a home last year and were outbid or out priced, now may be your opportunity. The number of homes for sale in the U.S. has been growing over the past... Read More

    A Real Estate Professional Helps You Separate Fact from Fiction

    By Teresa Kenney Parker | July 30, 2022

    A Real Estate Professional Helps You Separate Fact from Fiction If you’re following the news, chances are you’ve seen or heard some headlines about the housing market that don’t give the full picture. The real estate market is shifting, and when that happens, it can be hard to separate fact from fiction. That’s where a... Read More

    Three Reasons To Buy a Home in Today’s Shifting Market [INFOGRAPHIC]

    By Teresa Kenney Parker | July 30, 2022

    Three Reasons To Buy a Home in Today’s Shifting Market [INFOGRAPHIC] Some Highlights The housing market is moving away from the frenzy of the past year and it’s opening doors for you if you’re thinking about buying a home. Housing inventory is increasing, which means more options for your search. Plus, the intensity of bidding wars may ease as buyer demand moderates,... Read More

    Inflation ran a bit hotter last month

    By Teresa Kenney Parker | July 29, 2022

    Inflation ran a bit hotter last month but below the highs seen in February. There were some other bond friendly data points this morning – remember bonds like bad news. The year-over-year Core PCE for June rose 4.8% from 4.7% in May above the 4.7% expected. Monthly it rose 0.6% versus 0.3% expected and from... Read More

    Good news: This Pahrump elementary has supplies covered for its students

    By Teresa Kenney Parker | July 28, 2022

    Good news: This Pahrump elementary has supplies covered for its students By Jimmy Romo Pahrump Valley TimesJuly 21, 2022 – 3:19 pm  Faculty and parents of Hafen Elementary students are thrilled to hear that kids won’t be required to bring in supplies this year. The Pahrump school has already collected enough for all students. Red... Read More

    Why Growing Home Equity Is Great News if You Plan To Move [INFOGRAPHIC]

    By Teresa Kenney Parker | July 25, 2022

    Why Growing Home Equity Is Great News if You Plan To Move [INFOGRAPHIC] Some Highlights According to the latest data from CoreLogic, the average homeowner gained $64,000 in home equity over the past 12 months. That much equity can be a game-changer when you move. When you sell, it could be some (if not all) of what you need for a down... Read More

    The Drop in Mortgage Rates Brings Good News for Homebuyers

    By Teresa Kenney Parker | July 25, 2022

    The Drop in Mortgage Rates Brings Good News for Homebuyers Over the past few weeks, the average 30-year fixed mortgage rate from Freddie Mac fell by half a percent. The drop happened over concerns about a potential recession. And since mortgage rates have risen dramatically this year, homebuyers across the country should see this decline as welcome news. Freddie Mac reports that... Read More

    Expert Housing Market Forecasts for the Second Half of the Year

    By Teresa Kenney Parker | July 25, 2022

    Expert Housing Market Forecasts for the Second Half of the Year The housing market is at a turning point, and if you’re thinking of buying or selling a home, that may leave you wondering: is it still a good time to buy a home? Should I make a move this year? To help answer those questions, let’s turn to... Read More

    Should I Buy a Home Right Now?

    By Teresa Kenney Parker | July 25, 2022

    Should I Buy a Home Right Now? If you’ve been thinking about buying a home, you likely have one question on the top of your mind: should I buy right now, or should I wait? While no one can answer that question for you, here’s some information that could help you make your decision. The Future of Home... Read More