Bill Kern Realtor

Bill Kern Realtor

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Selling Your House? Make Sure You Price It Right. 07/08/2021

Selling Your House? Make Sure You Price It Right.

Selling Your House? Make Sure You Price It Right. There’s no denying we’re in a sellers’ market. With low inventory and high buyer demand, homes today are selling above the asking price at a record rate. According to the latest Realtors Confidence Index Survey from the National Association of Realtors (NAR):

The Truths Young Homebuyers Need To Hear 07/07/2021

The Truths Young Homebuyers Need To Hear

The Truths Young Homebuyers Need To Hear For many young or first-time homebuyers, purchasing a home can feel intimidating. A recent survey shows some homebuyers ages 25 to 40 may be unsure about the homebuying process and what they can afford. It found:

What Do Experts See on the Horizon for the Second Half of the Year? 06/30/2021

What Do Experts See on the Horizon for the Second Half of the Year?

What Do Experts See on the Horizon for the Second Half of the Year? As we move into the latter half of the year, questions about what’s to come are top of mind for buyers and sellers. Near record-low mortgage rates coupled with rising home price appreciation kicked off a robust housing market in the first half of 2021, but what does the forecast tell us about what...

What To Expect as Appraisal Gaps Grow 06/29/2021

What To Expect as Appraisal Gaps Grow

What To Expect as Appraisal Gaps Grow In today’s real estate market, low inventory and high demand are driving up home prices. As many as 54% of homes are getting offers over the listing price, based on the latest Realtors Confidence Index from the National Association of Realtors (NAR). Shawn Telford, Chief Appraiser at CoreLogic, el...

Homebuyers: Hang in There 06/25/2021

Homebuyers: Hang in There

Homebuyers: Hang in There Some Highlights Today’s sellers’ market provides unique challenges—and benefits—for buyers. Current low interest rates won’t last forever, and home prices are forecast to rise. If you’re a homebuyer, hang in there. Homeownership improves your quality of life, and the long-term benefits o...

Demand for Vacation Homes Is Still Strong 06/24/2021

Demand for Vacation Homes Is Still Strong

Demand for Vacation Homes Is Still Strong The pandemic created a tremendous interest in vacation homes across the country. Throughout the last year, many people purchased second homes as a safe getaway from the challenges of the health crisis. With many professionals working from home and many students taking classes remotely, it made sense...

Homeowner Wealth Increases Through Growing Equity This Year 06/23/2021

Homeowner Wealth Increases Through Growing Equity This Year

Homeowner Wealth Increases Through Growing Equity This Year Building financial wealth and stability remains one of the top reasons Americans choose to own a home, and as a homeowner, your wealth often grows without you even realizing it. In a recent paper published by the Urban Institute, Home Ownership is Affordable Housing, author Mike Loftin illustrates h...

Pre-Approval Makes All the Difference When Buying a Home 06/22/2021

Pre-Approval Makes All the Difference When Buying a Home

Pre-Approval Makes All the Difference When Buying a Home You may have been told that it’s important to get pre-approved at the beginning of the homebuying process, but what does that really mean, and why is it so important? Especially in today’s market, with rising home prices and high buyer competition, it’s crucial to have a clear understanding of...

5 Things Homebuyers Need To Know When Making an Offer 06/21/2021

5 Things Homebuyers Need To Know When Making an Offer

5 Things Homebuyers Need To Know When Making an Offer When it comes to buying a house, you’re looking for the perfect place to call home. The problem is, in today’s market there just aren’t that many homes available to purchase. With inventory hovering near record lows and sky-high buyer demand, a multi-offer scenario is the new normal. Here are ...

Owning a Home Has Distinct Financial Benefits Over Renting 06/18/2021

Owning a Home Has Distinct Financial Benefits Over Renting

Owning a Home Has Distinct Financial Benefits Over Renting Some Highlights When you rent, you build your landlord’s wealth, your monthly payment depends on ever-rising rents, and you don’t benefit from home price appreciation. On the other hand, when you own your home, you build your own wealth, your monthly payment is locked in, and you benefit directl...

The Right Expert Will Guide You Through This Unprecedented Market 06/14/2021

The Right Expert Will Guide You Through This Unprecedented Market

The Right Expert Will Guide You Through This Unprecedented Market In a normal market, it’s good to have an experienced guide coaching you through the process of buying or selling a home. That person can advise you on important things like pricing your home correctly or the first steps to take when you’re ready to buy. However, the market we’re in today is fa...

Home Price Appreciation Is as Simple as Supply and Demand 06/10/2021

Home Price Appreciation Is as Simple as Supply and Demand

Home Price Appreciation Is as Simple as Supply and Demand Home price appreciation continues to accelerate. Today, prices are driven by the simple concept of supply and demand. Pricing of any item is determined by how many items are available compared to how many people want to buy that item. As a result, the strong year-over-year home price appreciation is...

In Today’s Market, Listing Prices Are Like an Auction’s Reserve Price 06/08/2021

In Today’s Market, Listing Prices Are Like an Auction’s Reserve Price

In Today’s Market, Listing Prices Are Like an Auction’s Reserve Price For generations, the process of buying and selling a home never really changed. A homeowner would try to estimate the market value of their house, then tack on a little extra to give themselves some negotiating room. That figure would become the listing price. Buyers would then try to determine how....

What’s Motivating People To Move Right Now? 06/02/2021

What’s Motivating People To Move Right Now?

What’s Motivating People To Move Right Now? This year, Americans are moving for a variety of reasons. The health crisis has truly reshaped our lifestyles and our needs. Spending so much more time in our current homes has driven many people to reconsider what homeownership means and what they find most valuable in their living spaces.

We Remember, Today and Always 05/31/2021

We Remember, Today and Always

We Remember, Today and Always

Americans Choose Real Estate as the Best Investment 05/25/2021

Americans Choose Real Estate as the Best Investment

Americans Choose Real Estate as the Best Investment Some Highlights For the eighth year in a row, real estate maintained its position as the preferred long-term investment among Americans. Real estate has been gaining ground against stocks, gold, and savings accounts over the last 11 years and now stands at its highest rating in survey history. Let.....

Sellers Are Ready To Enter the Housing Market 05/19/2021

Sellers Are Ready To Enter the Housing Market

Sellers Are Ready To Enter the Housing Market One of the biggest questions in real estate today is, “When will sellers return to the housing market?” An ongoing shortage of home supply has created a hyper-competitive environment for hopeful buyers, leading to the ultimate sellers’ market. However, as the economy continues to improve and m...

Why Waiting to Buy a Home Could Cost You a Small Fortune 05/06/2021

Why Waiting to Buy a Home Could Cost You a Small Fortune

Why Waiting to Buy a Home Could Cost You a Small Fortune Many people are sitting on the fence trying to decide if now’s the time to buy a home. Some are renters who have a strong desire to become homeowners but are unsure if buying right now makes sense. Others may be homeowners who are realizing that their current home no longer fits their changing nee...

4 Big Incentives for Homeowners to Sell Now 05/04/2021

4 Big Incentives for Homeowners to Sell Now

4 Big Incentives for Homeowners to Sell Now The housing market keeps sailing along. The only headwind that could take it off course is the lack of inventory for sale. The National Association of Realtors (NAR) reports that there were 410,000 fewer single-family homes for sale this March than in March of 2020. The key to continued success in t...

Is Home Price Appreciation Accelerating Again? 04/30/2021

Is Home Price Appreciation Accelerating Again?

Is Home Price Appreciation Accelerating Again? At the beginning of the year, industry forecasts called for home price appreciation to slow to about half of the double-digit increase we saw last year. The thinking was that inventory would increase from record-low levels and put an end to the bidding wars that have driven home prices up over the p...

Planning to Move? You Can Still Secure a Low Mortgage Rate on Your Next Home 04/21/2021

Planning to Move? You Can Still Secure a Low Mortgage Rate on Your Next Home

Planning to Move? You Can Still Secure a Low Mortgage Rate on Your Next Home This year, mortgage rates have started to slowly climb above recent record-breaking lows. Many homeowners planning to move may feel like they’ve missed the chance to score a great rate on their next mortgage. In reality, there’s still time to secure a rate far below the historic norm. Here’s w...

How Much Time Do You Need To Save for a Down Payment? 04/19/2021

How Much Time Do You Need To Save for a Down Payment?

How Much Time Do You Need To Save for a Down Payment? One of the biggest hurdles homebuyers face is saving for a down payment. As you’re budgeting and planning for your home purchase, you’ll want to understand how much you’ll need to put down and how long it will take you to get there. The process may actually move faster than you think.

93% of Americans Believe a Home Is a Better Investment Than Stocks 04/18/2021

93% of Americans Believe a Home Is a Better Investment Than Stocks

93% of Americans Believe a Home Is a Better Investment Than Stocks A recent Survey of Consumer Finances study released by the Federal Reserve reveals the net worth of homeowners is forty times greater than that of renters. If you’re wondering if homeownership is a good investment, the study clearly answers that question, and the answer is yes.

Is Homeownership Still Considered Part of the American Dream? 03/31/2021

Is Homeownership Still Considered Part of the American Dream?

Is Homeownership Still Considered Part of the American Dream? Since the birth of our nation, homeownership has always been considered a major piece of the American Dream. As Frederick Peters reports in Forbes:

2021 Real Estate Myth Buster 03/26/2021

2021 Real Estate Myth Buster

2021 Real Estate Myth Buster Some Highlights There are a lot of misconceptions about buying or selling a home today, making it challenging to know exactly how to navigate the current real estate landscape. Here’s a little clarity when it comes to 5 common myths about the 2021 housing market. Let’s connect to discuss your ne...

Buyer & Seller Perks in Today’s Housing Market 03/25/2021

Buyer & Seller Perks in Today’s Housing Market

Buyer & Seller Perks in Today’s Housing Market Right now, the housing market is full of outstanding opportunities for both buyers and sellers. Whether you’re thinking of buying your first home, moving up to a bigger one, or selling so you can downsize this spring, there are perks today that are powering big moves for people across the country....

Americans See Major Home Equity Gains 03/20/2021

Americans See Major Home Equity Gains

Americans See Major Home Equity Gains Some Highlights Today’s home price appreciation is driving equity higher throughout the country. If your needs are changing and you’re ready for a new home, your equity may be a great asset to power your next move. Now is a great time to put your equity toward a down payment on the home of your ...

What Is the #1 Financial Benefit of Homeownership? 03/16/2021

What Is the #1 Financial Benefit of Homeownership?

What Is the #1 Financial Benefit of Homeownership? There are many financial and non-financial benefits of homeownership, and the greatest financial one is wealth creation. Homeownership has always been the first rung on the ladder that leads to forming household wealth. As Freddie Mac explains:

How to Make a Winning Offer on a Home 03/15/2021

How to Make a Winning Offer on a Home

How to Make a Winning Offer on a Home Today’s homebuyers are faced with a strong sellers’ market, which means there are a lot of active buyers competing for a relatively low number of available homes. As a result, it’s essential to understand how to make a confident and competitive offer on your dream home. Here are five tips for ...

Is It a Good Time to Sell My House? 03/04/2021

Is It a Good Time to Sell My House?

Is It a Good Time to Sell My House? Last year, many homeowners thought twice about selling their houses due to the onset of the health crisis. This year, however, homeowners are beginning to regain their confidence when it comes to selling safely. The latest Home Purchase Sentiment Index (HPSI) by Fannie Mae shows that 57% of consumer...

How Smart Is It to Buy a Home Today? 03/03/2021

How Smart Is It to Buy a Home Today?

How Smart Is It to Buy a Home Today? Whether you’re buying your first home or selling your current house, if your needs are changing and you think you need to move, the decision can be complicated. You may have to take personal or professional considerations into account, and only you can judge what impact those factors should have o...

Home Prices: What Happened in 2020? What Will Happen This Year? 03/02/2021

Home Prices: What Happened in 2020? What Will Happen This Year?

Home Prices: What Happened in 2020? What Will Happen This Year? The real estate market was on fire during the second half of 2020. Buyer demand was way up, and the supply of homes available for sale hit record lows. The price of anything is determined by the supply and demand ratio, so home prices skyrocketed last year. Dr. Lynn Fisher, Deputy Director of the Fe...

What Are the Benefits of a 20% Down Payment? 03/01/2021

What Are the Benefits of a 20% Down Payment?

What Are the Benefits of a 20% Down Payment? If you’re thinking of buying a home this year, you may be wondering how much money you need to come up with for your down payment. Many people may think it’s 20% of the loan to secure a mortgage. While there are plenty of lower down payment options available for qualified buyers who don’t want...

How Much Leverage Do Today's House Sellers Have? 02/24/2021

How Much Leverage Do Today's House Sellers Have?

How Much Leverage Do Today's House Sellers Have? The housing market has been scorching hot over the last twelve months. Buyers and their high demand have far outnumbered sellers and a short supply of houses. According to the latest Existing Home Sales Report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR), sales are up 23.7% from the same time las...

Where Have All the Houses Gone? 02/22/2021

Where Have All the Houses Gone?

Where Have All the Houses Gone? In today’s housing market, it seems harder than ever to find a home to buy. Before the health crisis hit us a year ago, there was already a shortage of homes for sale. When many homeowners delayed their plans to sell at the same time that more buyers aimed to take advantage of record-low mortgage ...

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