Financing and Mortgage

Jan. 25, 2023

How many homes are in foreclosure

How many homes are in foreclosure?

Why You Shouldn’t Fear Today’s Foreclosure Headlines | MyKCM

If you’ve seen recent headlines about foreclosures surging in the housing market, you’re certainly not alone. There’s no doubt, the stories in the media can be pretty confusing right now. They may even make you think twice about buying a home for fear that ...

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Jan. 23, 2023

What’s Really Happening with Home Prices

What’s Really Happening with Home Prices? [INFOGRAPHIC]

What’s Really Happening with Home Prices? [INFOGRAPHIC] | MyKCM

Some Highlights

  • If you’re thinking about selling your house, recent headlines about home prices falling month-over-month may have you second guessing your decision—but perspective matters.
  • While home prices are down slightly month-over-month in some markets, home values are still up almost 10 ...
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Jan. 20, 2023

Is the housing market turning?

@CharleyWasson discusses some of the interesting stories he's seen regarding real estate.  Including, how builder sentiment is unexpectedly UP, where's the best place for First Time Homebuyers, and what design trends are gaining traction and popularity.  Questions?  Leave them in the comments, and feel free ...

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Jan. 17, 2023

Think Twice Before Waiting for 3% Mortgage Rates

Think Twice Before Waiting for 3% Mortgage Rates



Last year, the Federal Reserve took action to try to bring down inflation. In response to those efforts, mortgage rates jumped up rapidly from the record lows we saw in 2021, peaking at just over 7% last October. Hopeful buyers ...

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Jan. 13, 2023

Key Terms To Know When Buying a Home

Key Terms To Know When Buying a Home [INFOGRAPHIC]

Key Terms To Know When Buying a Home [INFOGRAPHIC] | MyKCM

 

Key terms to know when buying a home:

Appraisal: a report highlighting the estimated value of the property completed by a qualified third party. Lenders rely on an appraisal to validate a home's worth and ensure they are not ...
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Jan. 12, 2023

Is It Time To Sell Your Second Home?

Is It Time To Sell Your Second Home?



During the pandemic, second homes became popular because of the rise in work-from-home flexibility. That’s because owning a second home, especially in the luxury market, allowed those homeowners to spend more time in their favorite places or with different home features. Keep ...

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Jan. 11, 2023

Today’s Boerne Housing Market Is Nothing Like 15 Years Ago

Today’s Boerne Housing Market Is Nothing Like 15 Years Ago



There’s no doubt today’s housing market in Boerne is very different than the frenzied one from the past couple of years. In the second half of 2022, there was a dramatic shift in real estate, and it caused many people ...

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Jan. 6, 2023

How to sell your House-3 steps explained here

3 Best Practices for Selling Your House This Year



A new year brings with it the opportunity for new experiences. If that resonates with you because you’re considering making a move, you’re likely juggling a mix of excitement over your next home and a sense of attachment to your current ...

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Jan. 3, 2023

How Much You Need To Save for a Down Payment?

How Much You Need To Save for a Down Payment?

Wondering How Much You Need To Save for a Down Payment? | MyKCM
If you’re getting ready to buy your first home in the Boerne area, you’re likely focused on saving up for everything that purchase involves. One cost that’s likely top of mind is your down payment. But don't let a ...

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Jan. 2, 2023

What Are Your Goals in the Boerne Housing Market This Year?

What Are Your Goals in the Boerne Housing Market This Year?



If buying or selling a home is part of your dreams for 2023, it’s essential for you to understand today’s housing market, define your goals, and work with industry experts to bring your homeownership vision for the new year ...

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