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    The Latest on Supply and Demand in Housing

    By Rachel Johnson | October 25, 2022

    The Latest on Supply and Demand in Housing Over the past two years, the substantial imbalance of low housing supply and high buyer demand pushed home sales and buyer competition to new heights. But this year, things are shifting as supply and demand reach an inflection point. The graph below helps tell the story of just... Read More

    Should You Still Buy a Home with the Latest News About Inflation?

    By Rachel Johnson | October 20, 2022

    Should You Still Buy a Home with the Latest News About Inflation? While the Federal Reserve is working hard to bring down inflation, the latest data shows the inflation rate is still high, remaining around 8%. This news impacted the stock market and added fuel to the fire for conversations about a recession. You’re likely feeling the impact in your... Read More

    Why Buying a Home May Make More Sense Than Renting

    By Rachel Johnson | October 19, 2022

    Why Buying a Home May Make More Sense Than Renting Here’s the deal If you’re trying to decide whether to rent or buy a home, consider the advantages homeownership offers. Buying a home can help you escape the cycle of rising rents, it’s a powerful wealth-building tool, and it’s typically considered a good hedge against inflation. If you’re ready to... Read More

    The Long-Term Benefit of Homeownership

    By Rachel Johnson | October 12, 2022

    The Long-Term Benefit of Homeownership Today’s cooling housing market, the rise in mortgage rates, and mounting economic concerns have some people questioning: should I still buy a home this year? While it’s true this year has unique challenges for homebuyers, it’s important to factor the long-term benefits of homeownership into your decision. Consider this: if you know people... Read More

    Two Questions Every Homebuyer Should Ask Themselves Right Now

    By Rachel Johnson | October 7, 2022

    Two Questions Every Homebuyer Should Ask Themselves Right Now Rising interest rates have begun to slow an overheated housing market as monthly mortgage payments have risen dramatically since the beginning of the year. This is leaving some people who want to purchase a home priced out of the market and others wondering if now is the time to buy... Read More

    How an Expert Can Help You Understand Inflation & Mortgage Rates

    By Rachel Johnson | October 5, 2022

    How an Expert Can Help You Understand Inflation & Mortgage Rates If you’re following today’s housing market, you know two of the top issues consumers face are inflation and mortgage rates. Let’s take a look at each one. Inflation and the Housing Market This year, inflation reached a high not seen in forty years. For the average consumer, you... Read More

    What Experts Say Will Happen with Tyler Home Prices Next Year

    By Rachel Johnson | September 28, 2022

    What Experts Say Will Happen with Tyler Home Prices Next Year Experts are starting to make their 2023 home price forecasts. As they do, most agree homes will continue to gain value, just at a slower pace. Over the past couple of years, home prices have risen at an unsustainable rate, leaving many to wonder how long... Read More

    Fall Home Selling Checklist

    By Rachel Johnson | September 27, 2022

    Fall Home Selling Checklist Some Highlights When it comes to selling your house, you want it to look its best inside and out so it catches the attention of buyers. A real estate professional can help you decide what to do to make that happen. Focus on tasks that can make it inviting, show it’s cared for,... Read More

    Top Reasons Homeowners Are Selling Their Houses Right Now

    By Rachel Johnson | September 26, 2022

    Top Reasons Homeowners Are Selling Their Houses Right Now Some people believe there’s a group of homeowners who may be reluctant to sell their houses because they don’t want to lose the historically low mortgage rate they have on their current home. You may even have the same hesitation if you’re thinking about selling your house. Data shows 51% of... Read More

    Why You May Want To Start Your Home Search Today

    By Jonathan Martin | September 6, 2022

    Why You May Want To Start Your Home Search Today If you’re thinking about buying a home in Tyler, you likely have a lot of factors on your mind. You’re weighing your own needs against higher mortgage rates, today’s home prices, and more to try to decide if you want to jump into the market. While some... Read More