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Turning a House into a Happy Home

We talk a lot about why it makes financial sense to buy a home, but more often than not, we’re drawn to the emotional reasons for homeownership.
Turning a House into a Happy Home We talk a lot about why it makes financial sense to buy a home, but more often than not, we’re drawn to the emotional reasons for… http://uscmortgage.com/blog/2020/12/turning-house-happy-home/

Did You Outgrow Your Home in 2020?

It may seem hard to imagine that the home you’re in today – whether it’s your starter home or just one you’ve fallen in love with along the way – might not be your forever home.
Did You Outgrow Your Home in 2020? It may seem hard to imagine that the home you’re in today – whether it’s your starter home or just one you’ve fallen in love with along… http://uscmortgage.com/blog/2020/12/did-you-outgrow-your-home-2020/

The Difference a Year Makes for Homeownership

Over the past year, mortgage rates have fallen more than a full percentage point, hitting a new historic low 15 times. This is a great driver for homeownership, as today’s low rates provide consumers with some significant benefits.
The Difference a Year Makes for Homeownership Over the past year, mortgage rates have fallen more than a full percentage point, hitting a new historic low 15 times. This… http://uscmortgage.com/blog/2020/12/difference-year-makes-homeownership/

The Do’s and Don’ts after Applying for a Mortgage

Once you’ve found the right home and applied for a mortgage, there are some key things to keep in mind before you close.
The Do’s and Don’ts after Applying for a Mortgage Once you’ve found the right home and applied for a mortgage, there are some key things to keep in mind before you close.… http://uscmortgage.com/blog/2020/12/dos-and-donts-after-applying-mortgage/

2021 Housing Forecast

Home sales are forecast to increase in 2021 while interest rates remain low.
2021 Housing Forecast  Some Highlights Experts project an optimistic year for the 2021 housing market. With mortgage rates forecasted to remain low, high buyer… http://uscmortgage.com/blog/2020/12/2021-housing-forecast/

Homeowner Equity Increases an Astonishing $1 Trillion

In a year that was financially devastating for many Americans, some good news for most homeowners is the dramatic gain in home equity over the last twelve months.
Homeowner Equity Increases an Astonishing $1 Trillion In a year that was financially devastating for many Americans, some good news for most homeowners is the dramatic gain in… http://uscmortgage.com/blog/2020/12/homeowner-equity-increases-astonishing-1-trillion/

3 Reasons to Be Optimistic about Real Estate in 2021

This year will be remembered for many reasons, and optimism is one thing that’s been in short supply since the spring. We’re experiencing a global pandemic, social unrest, an economic downturn, and natural disasters, just to name a few. The challenges bro…
3 Reasons to Be Optimistic about Real Estate in 2021 This year will be remembered for many reasons, and optimism is one thing that’s been in short supply since the… http://uscmortgage.com/blog/2020/12/3-reasons-be-optimistic-about-real-estate-2021/

The Holidays Aren’t Stopping Homebuyers This Year

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are behind us, yet finding the perfect holiday gifts for friends and family is certainly still top of mind for many right now. This year, there’s another type of buyer that’s very active this holiday season – the homebuyer.
The Holidays Aren’t Stopping Homebuyers This Year Black Friday and Cyber Monday are behind us, yet finding the perfect holiday gifts for friends and family is certainly still… http://uscmortgage.com/blog/2020/12/holidays-arent-stopping-homebuyers-year/

How Remote Work Can Power Your Vacation Home Sale

This year, the opportunity to work remotely has increased the demand for vacation homes.
How Remote Work Can Power Your Vacation Home Sale This year, the opportunity to work remotely has increased the demand for vacation homes. Gay Cororaton, Senior Economist… http://uscmortgage.com/blog/2020/12/how-remote-work-can-power-your-vacation-home-sale/

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.
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. This is… http://uscmortgage.com/blog/2020/12/are-home-prices-headed-toward-bubble-territory/

The Path to Homeownership

The Path to Homeownership [INFOGRAPHIC] 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… http://uscmortgage.com/blog/2020/12/path-homeownership/

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. From going to work to attending school, grocery shopping, and even seeing our doctors online, digital practices have changed the way we live.
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. From going to work to attending school, grocery… http://uscmortgage.com/blog/2020/12/new-way-shop-homes-virtual-world/

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

Housing inventory is at an all-time low. Realtor.com just reported that there are 39% fewer homes for sale today than there were last year.
Housing inventory is at an all-time low. Realtor.com just reported that there are 39% fewer homes for sale today than there were last year. At the same time, buyer demand… http://uscmortgage.com/blog/2020/12/home-values-surging-it-still-affordable-buy-right-now/

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. From understanding the homebuying process to pre-approval and down payment assistance options, uncertainty along the way can ultimately hold…
Homeownership is on the goal list for many young adults, but sometimes it’s hard to know exactly how to get there. From understanding the homebuying process to pre-approval… http://uscmortgage.com/blog/2020/12/knowledge-power-path-homeownership-knowledge-power-path-homeownership-mykcm-homeownership-goal-list-many-young-adults-sometimes/

5 Tips for Homebuyers Who Want to Make a Competitive Offer

Today’s real estate market has high buyer interest and low housing inventory. With so many buyers competing for a limited number of homes, it’s more important than ever to know the ins and outs of making a confident and competitive offer. Here are five ke…
5 Tips for Homebuyers Who Want to Make a Competitive Offer Today’s real estate market has high buyer interest and low housing inventory. With so many buyers competing for a… http://uscmortgage.com/blog/2020/12/5-tips-homebuyers-who-want-make-competitive-offer/

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