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Home search activity is on the rise

Buyer Activity Is Up Despite Higher Mortgage Rates

If you’re a homeowner thinking about making a move, you may wonder if it’s still a good time to sell your house. Here’s the good news. Even with higher mortgage rates, buyer traffic is actually picking up speed. Data from the latest ShowingTime Showing Index, which is a measure of buyers actively touring homes, helps paint the picture of how much buyer demand has increased in recent months (see graph below): Read More>>>

Apartment List National Rent Report May 2023

Welcome to the May 2023 Apartment List National Rent Report. Our national rent index increased by 0.5 percent over the course of April. This is the third straight monthly increase in rent prices, but represents a slight slowdown from last month at a time of year when growth is typically picking up steam. This month’s increase was also less than the typical April price change that we saw in pre-pandemic years. Even though prices are trending up again, a combination of sluggish demand and increasing supply is keeping rent growth in check.Read More>>>

Is the correction over?

The Case-Shiller home price index ROSE 0.2% month-over-month in February 2023, the first increase since June 2022. Have prices bottomed already? The national index is down just 2.8% from its peak. That’s not a crash. It’s barely even a correction. 9 of the big 20 cities tracked by Case-Shiller saw increasing prices, and the pace of price declines in cities like SFO and PHX slowed dramatically. Read More>>>

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Rental Investments: Short-Term vs. Long-Term

If you're exploring the idea of investing in rental properties, understanding the difference between short-term and long-term rentals is a key starting point. Both paths offer unique opportunities and challenges depending on your investment goals and lifestyle. Let's start with some essential steps to consider before starting your investment journey. 
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Hyde Report May 2024


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Qualifying for a mortgage may seem like a complex process, but with the right knowledge and guidance, it becomes a manageable and rewarding journey. Let's explore the key steps that can pave the way for you to secure the home of your dreams:
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