Real Estate News

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. 23, 2021

Don’t Believe Everything You Read: The Truth Many Headlines Overlook

Don't Believe Everything You Read: The Truth Many Headlines Overlook | MyKCM

There are a lot of questions right now regarding the real estate market as we head into 2022. The forbearance program is coming to an end and mortgage rates are beginning to rise.

With all of this uncertainty, anyone with a megaphone – from the mainstream media to a lone ...

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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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Nov. 4, 2021

Why a Wave of Foreclosures Is Not on the Way

Why a Wave of Foreclosures Is Not on the Way | MyKCM

With forbearance plans coming to an end, many are concerned the housing market will experience a wave of foreclosures similar to what happened after the housing bubble 15 years ago. Here are a few reasons why that won’t happen.

There are fewer homeowners in trouble this time

After the last ...

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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. 17, 2021

Is the Number of Homes for Sale Finally Growing?

Is the Number of Homes for Sale Finally Growing? | MyKCM

An important metric in today’s residential real estate market is the number of homes available for sale. The shortage of available housing inventory is the major reason for the double-digit price appreciation we’ve seen in each of the last two years. It’s the reason many would-be purchasers are frustrated with ...

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June 9, 2021

Home Price Appreciation Is as Simple as Supply and Demand

Home Price Appreciation Is as Simple as Supply and Demand | MyKCM

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 ...

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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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April 6, 2021

Final Notice to Protect your Mortgage

Final Notice Marketing

You've just closed on your home purchase or refinanced your mortgage and you are now receiving official-looking notices in the mail with your mortgage company name, balance, date warning you that you need to take action to protect your mortgage. What the heck! CEO and Designated ...

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