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Monthly Archives: January 2021

    Should I Wait for Lower Mortgage Interest Rates?

    By Zoe Doehring | January 27, 2021

    Historically low mortgage rates are a big motivator for homebuyers right now. In 2020 alone, rates hit new record-lows 16 times, and the trend continued into the early part of this year. Many hopeful homebuyers are now wondering if they should put their plans on hold and wait for the lowest rates imaginable. However, the... Read More

    How to Make the Dream of Homeownership a Reality This Year

    By Zoe Doehring | January 20, 2021

    In 1963, Martin Luther King, Jr. inspired a powerful movement with his famous “I Have a Dream” speech. Through his passion and determination, he sparked interest, ambition, and courage in his audience. Today, reflecting on his message encourages many of us to think about our own dreams, goals, beliefs, and aspirations. For many Americans, one... Read More

    What Does 2021 Have in Store for Home Values?

    By Zoe Doehring | January 13, 2021

    Nationwide home values increased by 8.2% over the last twelve months. The dramatic rise was brought about as the inventory of homes for sale reached historic lows at the same time buyer demand was buoyed by record-low mortgage rates. Where will home values go in 2021? Home price appreciation in 2021 will continue to be determined... Read More

    The Do’s and Don’ts after Applying for a Mortgage

    By Zoe Doehring | January 6, 2021

    Once you’ve found the right home with a Ryan Dallas Real Estate buyer specialist, and applied for a mortgage, there are some key things to keep in mind before you close. You’re undoubtedly excited about the opportunity to decorate your new place, but before you make any large purchases, move your money around, or make... Read More

    Turning a House into a Happy Home

    By Zoe Doehring | January 5, 2021

    We talk a lot about why it makes financial sense to buy a home, but more often than not, we’re drawn to the emotional reasons for homeownership. No matter the living space, the feeling of a home means different things to different people. Whether it’s a certain scent or a favorite chair, the feel-good connections to... Read More