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Monthly Archives: October 2023

    Invest in Yourself by Owning a Home

    By Spectrum Real Estate Consultants | October 31, 2023

    Invest in Yourself by Owning a Home Are you wondering if it makes sense to buy a home right now? While today’s mortgage rates might seem a bit intimidating, here are two compelling reasons why it still may be a good time to become a homeowner. Home Values Appreciate over Time There’s been a lot of confusion around what’s happened... Read More

    The Perks of Selling Your House When Inventory Is Low

    By Spectrum Real Estate Consultants | October 30, 2023

    The Perks of Selling Your House When Inventory Is Low When it comes to selling your house, you’re probably trying to juggle the current market conditions and your own needs as you plan your move. One thing that may be working in your favor is how few homes there are for sale right now. Here’s what you need... Read More

    What Are the Real Reasons You Want To Move Right Now?

    By Spectrum Real Estate Consultants | October 27, 2023

    What Are the Real Reasons You Want To Move Right Now? If you’re considering selling your house right now, it’s likely because something in your life has changed. And while things like mortgage rates play a big role in your decision, you don’t want that to overshadow why you thought about making a move in the first place. It’s... Read More

    The Risks of Selling Your House on Your Own

    By Spectrum Real Estate Consultants | October 26, 2023

    The Risks of Selling Your House on Your Own Are you thinking about selling your house as a For Sale by Owner (FSBO)? If so, know there’s a whole lot more time and expertise needed in that process than you might think. While the idea of doing it all by yourself might seem tempting, it’s... Read More

    Why Home Prices Keep Going Up

    By Spectrum Real Estate Consultants | October 25, 2023

    Why Home Prices Keep Going Up If you’ve ever dreamed of buying your own place, or selling your current house to upgrade, you’re no stranger to the rollercoaster of emotions changing home prices can stir up. It’s a tale of financial goals, doubts, and a dash of anxiety that many have been through. But if you put... Read More

    How Buying a Multi-Generational Home Helps with Affordability Today

    By Spectrum Real Estate Consultants | October 24, 2023

    How Buying a Multi-Generational Home Helps with Affordability Today In today’s world of rising housing costs, many buyers are looking for ways to still be able to buy a home. Some of them have found a solution in multi-generational living. Multi-generational living is when two or more adult generations live together under one roof. This includes... Read More

    Understanding the Benefits of Owning Your First Home

    By Spectrum Real Estate Consultants | October 23, 2023

    Understanding the Benefits of Owning Your First Home Are you considering buying your first home? If so, it can be helpful to know what led other people to make that decision. According to a recent survey of first-time homebuyers by PulteGroup: “When asked why they purchased their first home recently, the answer was simple: because they wanted to. Either the... Read More

    Why Your House Didn’t Sell

    By Spectrum Real Estate Consultants | October 20, 2023

    Why Your House Didn’t Sell If your listing expired and your house didn’t sell, you’re likely feeling a little frustrated. Not to mention, you’re also probably wondering what went wrong. Here are three questions to think about as you figure out what to do next. Did You Limit Access to Your House? One of the biggest... Read More

    Are You a Homebuyer Worried About Climate Risks?

    By Spectrum Real Estate Consultants | October 19, 2023

    Are You a Homebuyer Worried About Climate Risks? The increasing effects of natural disasters are leading to new obstacles in residential real estate. As a recent article from CoreLogic explains: “As the specter of climate change looms large, the world braces for unprecedented challenges. In the world of real estate, one of those challenges will be the effects... Read More

    Are Higher Mortgage Rates Here To Stay?

    By Spectrum Real Estate Consultants | October 18, 2023

    Are Higher Mortgage Rates Here To Stay? Mortgage rates have been back on the rise recently and that’s getting a lot of attention from the press. If you’ve been following the headlines, you may have even seen rates recently reached their highest level in over two decades (see graph below):   That can feel like a little bit of... Read More