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Monthly Archives: March 2024

    What Every Homebuyer Should Know About Closing Costs

    By Spectrum Real Estate Consultants | March 29, 2024

    What Every Homebuyer Should Know About Closing Costs Before making the decision to buy a home, it’s important to plan for all the costs you’ll be responsible for. While you’re busy saving for the down payment, don’t forget you’ll want to prep for closing costs too. Here’s some helpful information on what those costs are and how much... Read More

    What Are Experts Saying About the Spring Housing Market?

    By Spectrum Real Estate Consultants | March 28, 2024

    What Are Experts Saying About the Spring Housing Market? If you’re planning to move soon, you might be wondering if there’ll be more homes to choose from, where prices and mortgage rates are headed, and how to navigate today’s market. If so, here’s what the professionals are saying about what’s in store for this season. Odeta Kushi, Deputy Chief... Read More

    Does It Make Sense To Buy a Home Right Now?

    By Spectrum Real Estate Consultants | March 27, 2024

    Does It Make Sense To Buy a Home Right Now? Thinking about buying a home? If so, you’re probably wondering: should I buy now or wait? Nobody can make that decision for you, but here’s some information that can help you decide. What’s Next for Home Prices? Each quarter, Fannie Mae and Pulsenomics publish the results of the Home Price Expectations Survey (HPES).... Read More

    Homeowners Today Have Options To Avoid Foreclosure

    By Spectrum Real Estate Consultants | March 26, 2024

    Homeowners Today Have Options To Avoid Foreclosure Even with the latest data coming in, the experts agree there’s no chance of a large-scale foreclosure crisis like the one we saw back in 2008. While headlines may be calling attention to a slight uptick in foreclosure filings recently, the bigger picture is that we’re still well below the number we’d... Read More

    4 Tips To Make Your Strongest Offer on a Home

    By Spectrum Real Estate Consultants | March 25, 2024

    4 Tips To Make Your Strongest Offer on a Home Are you thinking about buying a home soon? If so, you should know today’s market is competitive in many areas because the number of homes for sale is still low – and that’s leading to multiple-offer scenarios. And moving into the peak homebuying season this spring, this... Read More

    Why Today’s Seller’s Market Is Good for Your Bottom Line

    By Spectrum Real Estate Consultants | March 22, 2024

    Why Today’s Seller’s Market Is Good for Your Bottom Line Thinking about selling your house and wondering if now’s a good time to do it? Here’s what you need to know. Even though the number of homes for sale has been growing this year, there still aren’t enough homes on the market for all the buyers who want to... Read More

    Your Home Is a Powerful Investment

    By Spectrum Real Estate Consultants | March 21, 2024

    Your Home Is a Powerful Investment Going into 2023, there was a lot of talk about a possible recession that would cause the housing market to crash. Some in the media were even forecasting home prices would drop by as much as 10-20%—and that might have made you feel a bit unsure about buying a home. But here’s... Read More

    Mortgage Rate Do You Need To Move?

    By Spectrum Real Estate Consultants | March 20, 2024

    What Mortgage Rate Do You Need To Move? If you’ve been thinking about buying a home, mortgage rates are probably top of mind for you. They may even be why you’ve put your plans on hold for now. When rates climbed near 8% last year, some buyers found the numbers just didn’t make sense for their budget anymore. That may be the case for... Read More

    Finding Your Perfect Home in a Fixer Upper

    By Spectrum Real Estate Consultants | March 19, 2024

    Finding Your Perfect Home in a Fixer Upper If you’re trying to buy a home and are having a hard time finding one you can afford, it may be time to consider a fixer-upper. That’s a house that needs a little elbow grease or some updates, but has good bones. Fixer-uppers can be a really great option... Read More

    A Real Estate Professional Helps You Separate Fact from Fiction

    By Spectrum Real Estate Consultants | March 18, 2024

    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