Why You Missed the Boat On Record-Low Mortgage Rates

June 14, 2013

  By Les Christie   Say goodbye to ultra-low mortgage rates. In the past month, rates have been on the rise and they are expected to continue to climb. This week, the average rate on a 30-yearfixed-rate mortgage jumped another 10 percentage points to 3.91 percent and are up from 3.3 percent in early May, according to […]

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Reasons to be optimistic

June 4, 2013
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U.S. Home Sale Has $56,464 Impact on Economy

May 13, 2013

The KCM Crew on May 9, 2013 Recently the research team at the National Association of Realtors (NAR) looked at studies done by the Bureau of Economic Analysis, the Census Bureau, Macroeconomic Advisors and the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard. After reviewing the data, they determined the total economic impact of a typical […]

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3 Financial Reasons to Buy a Home NOW!

April 5, 2013

by The KCM Crew on March 25, 2013 Prices Are Rising at an Accelerated Rate The price of a home is the major consideration when deciding whether or not it makes financial sense to purchase a house. Experts are not only projecting that house values will increase in 2013. They are also more optomistic in […]

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Julie talking about her first home purchase

February 27, 2013

Working with Michael was a great experience from beginning to end. I trusted Michael’s real estate experience and knowledge and could not be happier with the results. Michael and his team of professionals got me the home I wanted. They were with me from the, just curious stage,  all the way to closing. I would […]

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Foreclosure filings fall to lowest level since 2007

February 15, 2013

By Les Christie @CNNMoney February 14, 2013: 1:00 AM ET NEW YORK (CNNMoney) Notices of default, scheduled auctions, bank repossessions and other filings fell to 150,864 last month, a 7% decline from the previous month and a 28% drop from January 2012, according to RealtyTrac. New foreclosure filings fell to the lowest level since June 2006. “We’re […]

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Thinking of Buying Your Dream Home? DO IT NOW!

February 12, 2013

by The KCM Crew on February 12, 2013 A recent survey showed that 3 out of 4 future home buyers (who are not first time buyers) plan to move up to some form of a ‘better’ home. The breakdown: Move to a significantly bigger home (49%) Move to a nicer home (17.5%) Move to a […]

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Short Sales – 10 Common Myths Busted

February 11, 2013

by Brandon Brittingham on February 6, 2013 It’s likely you’ve heard the term “short sale” thrown around quite a bit. What exactly is a short sale? A short sale is when a bank agrees to accept less than the total amount owed on a mortgage to avoid having to foreclose on the property. This is […]

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Cash buyers, investment uptick boost Southern California median home price 20 percent

February 4, 2013

By Gregory J. Wilcox, Staff Writer Southern California’s median home price jumped 20 percent in December from a year ago, driven by strong investment activity, a record number of cash buyers and a continued shift to mid- and high-end sales, a market tracker said Tuesday. Sales also showed strength, increasing 5 percent from December 2011 and […]

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25% raise

December 26, 2012

California home prices rose 25 percent in the 12 months through November, the most in eight years, as demand rose in expensive coastal areas, the state Realtors group said Tuesday. The median price of an existing, single-family detached home was $349,300 last month, up from $279,910 a year earlier, the California Association of Realtors said. The last time […]

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