House Hacks

Feb. 24, 2020

Reasons to Fall in Love with Homeownership [INFOGRAPHIC]

Top Reasons to Love Homeownership [INFOGRAPHIC] | Keeping Current Matters

 

Some Highlights:

  • There are many benefits to love about home ownership, and they’re not all financial.
  • Being a part of a neighborhood, driving academic achievement, and improving mental health are just a few of these advantages.
  • Reach out to us today at (413)-333-7776 to determine if you’re ready ...
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Feb. 19, 2020

The #1 Reason to List Your House Right Now

 

 

The #1 Reason to List Your House Right Now

 

The success of the U.S. residential real estate market, like any other market, is determined by supply and demand. This means we need to look at how many potential purchasers are in the market versus the number of houses that are available to buy. With early ...

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Feb. 7, 2020

Make the Dream of Homeownership a Reality in 2020

 

Make the Dream of Homeownership a Reality in 2020

 

In 1963, Martin Luther King, Jr. led and inspired a powerful movement with his famous “I Have a Dream” speech. Through his passion and determination, he sparked interest, ambition, and courage in his audience. Today, reflecting on his message encourages many of us to think about ...

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Feb. 5, 2020

Three Reasons Why Pre-Approval Is the First Step in the 2020 Homebuying Journey

 

Three Reasons Why Pre-Approval Is the First Step in the 2020 Homebuying Journey

When the number of buyers in the housing market outnumbers the number of homes for sale, it’s called a “seller’s market.” The advantage tips toward the seller as low inventory heats up the competition among those searching for a place to call their own. This can create multiple offer scenarios and ...

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Jan. 8, 2020

The Top Renovations for Maximum ROI

Top Renovations for Maximum ROI [INFOGRAPHIC] | Keeping Current Matters

Some Highlights:

  • If you’re planning on selling your house in 2020, these are the top renovations that will give you the highest Return on your Investment.
  • Regardless of how long you’re planning on staying in your current home, it’s smart to be aware of which home renovations add the most ...
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Oct. 30, 2019

Buying a home can be SCARY…Until you know the FACTS

Buying a home can be SCARY…Until you know the FACTS [INFOGRAPHIC] | Keeping Current Matters

Some Highlights:

Many potential homebuyers believe they need a 20% down payment and a 780 FICO® score to qualify to buy a home. This stops many people from even trying to jump into homeownership! Here are some facts to help take the fear out of the process:

  • 71% of buyers ...
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Oct. 26, 2019

Staging a Home for Sale: The Bathroom

 

Like your home’s heating and the weather, we only think twice about a bathroom when something’s off. When you’re getting ready to stage your home for sale, the bathroom is a room that surprisingly gets overlooked. Make sure your bathroom is set to shine with these staging tips!

Bathrooms ...

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Oct. 12, 2019

Top Priorities When Moving with Kids

 

Top Priorities When Moving with Kids

 

According to the Pew Research Center, around 37% of U.S students will be going back to school soon and the rest have already started the new academic year. With school-aged children in your home, buying or selling a house can take on a whole different approach when ...

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Sept. 30, 2019

A Latte a Day Keeps Homeownership Away

A Latte a Day Keeps Homeownership Away [INFOGRAPHIC] | Keeping Current Matters

Sept. 26, 2019

Housing Supply Not Keeping Up with Population Increase

Housing Supply Not Keeping Up with Population Increase

 

Many buyers are wondering where to find houses for sale in today’s market. It’s a true dilemma. We see an increase in buyer demand, but the supply available for purchase isn’t keeping up.

The number of new housing permits issued prior to the great recession increased for 15 years ...

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