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Tuesday, May 9, 2023   /   by Steve Halen

It May Be Time To Consider a Newly Built Home

May 8, 2023

For BuyersHousing Market UpdatesNew Construction

If you’re looking to buy a house, you may find today’s limited supply of homes available for sale challenging. When housing inventory is as low as it is right now, it can feel like a bit of an uphill battle to find the perfect home for you because there just isn’t that much to choose from. If you need to open up your pool of options, it may be time to consider a newly built home.
 According to the latest data from the U.S. Census, there’s positive news when it comes to new home construction. When you look at the first three months of this year, you’ll find:

More new homes were completed and are ready to sell. This gives you more move-in-ready options for your search.



Builders broke ground and started construction on more single-family homes. This means there are more homes intended for one household in the beginning stages ...

Sunday, May 7, 2023   /   by Steve Halen

Why Buying a Home Makes More Sense Than Renting Today

May 1, 2023

For BuyersFirst Time Home BuyersBuying MythsRent vs. Buy




Wondering if you should continue renting or if you should buy a home this year? If so, consider this. Rental affordability is still a challenge and has been for years. That’s because, historically, rents trend up over time. Data from the Census shows rents have been climbing pretty steadily since 1988. 

And, data from the latest rental report from Realtor.com shows rents continue to grow today, even though it’s at a slower pace than we saw at the height of the pandemic:

“In March 2023, the U.S. rental market experienced single-digit growth for the eighth month in a row . . . The median asking rent was $1,732, up by $15 from last month and down by $32 from the peak but is still $354 (25.7%) higher than the same time in 2019 (pre-pandemic).”

With rents much higher now than they were in more ...

Friday, May 5, 2023   /   by Steve Halen

Reasons To Sell Your House Today

For SellersHousing Market Updates

Some Highlights


Not sure if selling your house is the right move today? You should know there are a number of reasons it still makes sense to sell now.



Your house will stand out because inventory is low. That’s why the number of offers on recently sold homes is on the rise. And most homeowners have a lot of equity that can fuel a move.



If you’re thinking about selling your house, let’s connect to discuss if now may be the time to move.



The information contained, and the opinions expressed, in this article are not intended to be construed as investment advice. Keeping Current Matters, Inc. does not guarantee or warrant the accuracy or completeness of the information or opinions contained herein. Nothing herein should be construed as investment advice. You should always conduct your own research ...
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