Dec. 29, 2021

2021 Real Estate Market in Review

With the year 2021 the real estate market exploded! Here is a brief run through of the 2021 market with a focus on Thurston and surrounding counties. We'll take a closer look at this year's stats like home sales, average market time and more while also comparing it ...

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Dec. 8, 2021

Struggling To Find a Home To Buy? New Construction May Be an Option.

Struggling To Find a Home To Buy? New Construction May Be an Option. | MyKCM

There’s no question that the financial benefits of selling a house are outstanding today. Now is truly a great time to list if you’re ready to make a change. But if you do sell your house right now, you may be wondering where you’ll go when you move.

With so ...

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Nov. 24, 2021

Taking Time Off of Your Home Search Could Cost You Thousands

How Smart Buyers Are Approaching Rising Mortgage Rates | MyKCM

Last week, the average 30-year fixed mortgage rate from Freddie Mac inched up to 3.1%, and experts project rates will continue rising through 2022:

“The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage was 2.9% in the third quarter of 2021. We forecast mortgage rates to increase slightly through the remainder of the ...

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Posted in Buying, Mortgages
Nov. 8, 2021

A Different Kind of Buyer's Remorse

It is still a challenging market in which to be a buyer, and we continue encouraging our clients to get in before prices and interest rates go up any more. If you don't currently own a home, you are experiencing inflation while homeowners are experiencing appreciation -- two very different ...

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Oct. 22, 2021

FAQ - Inspection: Buyer Response Options

After the home buyer has completed the home inspection with their licensed home inspector, the Inspection Addendum to the Purchase and Sale Agreement gives he buyer a few options. We'll line them out below, and Matthew provides a detailed explanation in the following video.

Here are the available options ...

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Posted in Buying, FAQ
Oct. 15, 2021

Home Characteristics Buyers Compromise On

This chart from the National Association of Realtors Home Buyer and Seller Generational Trends report of 2021 shows that compromise is a big part of successful home buying. Further, you can see that, across the generations, price is one of the biggest compromises buyers make. Other major compromises include the ...

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Sept. 9, 2021

2022 Education Opportunities from MVP

Matthew Plummer

CEO/Owner/Designated Broker
Of MVP Realty Group

Matthew has extensive knowledge in both Real Estate Opportunities and Tips to Gaining Financial Independence.

Spend an evening (or both evenings) to learn how to take the next step toward your financial goals!

Bring your notebooks and come with your ...

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Aug. 20, 2021

Additional Cash Down Can Win a Bidding War

OK, so you made a really high offer to compete for a home; perhaps even tens of thousands over the seller's asking price. Problem is, you don't have all the cash to make that purchase. You are relying upon a mortgage.

That means that the sale price must ...

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Posted in Buying
Aug. 2, 2021

Key Questions To Ask Yourself Before Buying a Home

Key Questions To Ask Yourself Before Buying a Home | MyKCM

Sometimes it can feel like everyone has advice when it comes to buying a home. While your friends and loved ones may have your best interests in mind, they may also be missing crucial information about today’s housing market that you need to make your best decision.

Before you decide ...

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May 26, 2021

Buying a Home Is Still Affordable

Buying a Home Is Still Affordable | MyKCMThe last year has put emphasis on the importance of one’s home. As a result, some renters are making the jump into homeownership while some homeowners are re-evaluating their current house and considering a move to one that better fits their current lifestyle. Understanding how housing affordability works and the ...

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