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Monthly Archives: July 2020

    Where Is the Housing Market Headed for the Rest of 2020? [INFOGRAPHIC]

    By Pick Pina Group | July 31, 2020

    Some Highlights: The housing market is forecasted to finish the year with growing strength. Historically low mortgage rates are creating great potential for homebuyers, and home sales are on the rise. If you’re thinking of buying or selling a home t... Read More

    Will We See a Surge of Homebuyers Moving to the Suburbs?

    By Pick Pina Group | July 30, 2020

    As remote work continues on for many businesses and Americans weigh the risks of being in densely populated areas, will more people start to move out of bigger cities? Spending extra time at home and dreaming of more indoor and outdoor space is certainly sparking some interest among homebuyers. Early data shows an initial trend... Read More

    Homeownership Rate Continues to Rise in 2020

    By Pick Pina Group | July 29, 2020

    So far, it’s been quite a ride this year, and our nation has truly seen its fair share of hurdles. From COVID-19 to record unemployment and then the resulting recession, just to name a few, the second quarter of 2020 has had more than a few challenges. Amidst the many roadblocks, however, the U.S. homeownership... Read More

    Guidance and Support Are Key When Buying Your First Home

    By Pick Pina Group | July 28, 2020

    In June, the number of first-time homebuyers accounted for 35% of the existing homes sold, a trend that’s been building steadily throughout the year. According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR): “The share of first-time buyers increased in March through June—right into the heart of the pandemic period and the surge in unemployment—and is... Read More

    Three of the Latest Reports Show Housing Market Is Strong

    By Pick Pina Group | July 27, 2020

    The residential real estate market is remaining resilient as the country still struggles to beat the COVID-19 pandemic. Three separate reports recently revealed how the housing market is still showing growth. Here’s a look at each one. 1. Ivy Zelman’s Real Estate Broker Survey The survey explains that purchaser demand remains strong: “This month’s overall... Read More

    A Real Estate Pro Is More Helpful Now than Ever [INFOGRAPHIC]

    By Pick Pina Group | July 24, 2020

    Some Highlights A recent study shared by NAR notes that both buyers and sellers think an agent is more helpful than ever during the current health crisis. Expertise and professionalism are highly valued and can save buyers and sellers time and effor... Read More

    Home Sales Hit a Record-Setting Rebound

    By Pick Pina Group | July 23, 2020

    With a worldwide health crisis that drove a pause in the economy this year, the housing market was greatly impacted. Many have been eagerly awaiting some bright signs of a recovery. Based on the latest Existing Home Sales Report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR), June hit a much-anticipated record-setting rebound to ignite that... Read More

    Two Reasons We Won’t See a Rush of Foreclosures This Fall

    By The KCM Crew | July 22, 2020

    The health crisis we face as a country has led businesses all over the nation to reduce or discontinue their services altogether. This pause in the economy has greatly impacted the workforce and as a result, many people have been laid off or furloughed. Naturally, that would lead many to believe we might see a... Read More

    A Remarkable Recovery for the Housing Market

    By The KCM Crew | July 21, 2020

    For months now the vast majority of Americans have been asking the same question: When will the economy turn around? Many experts have been saying the housing market will lead the way to a recovery, and today we’re seeing signs of that coming to light. With record-low mortgage rates driving high demand from potential buyers,... Read More

    Thinking of Selling Your House? Now May be the Right Time

    By The KCM Crew | July 20, 2020

    Inventory is arguably the biggest challenge for buyers in today’s housing market. There are simply more buyers actively looking for homes to purchase than there are sellers selling them, so the scale is tipped in favor of the sellers. According to the latest Existing Home Sales Report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR), total... Read More