Luxury Home Design Trends to Watch

A new year; time to start fresh. Have you thought about ways to redecorate your home? Here are five luxury home design trends to watch in 2017: 1. Cork Walls Say goodbye to your chalkboard wall. The chalk dust gets all over the place anyway. It's time for a cleaner, less assuming trend to invade … Continue reading Luxury Home Design Trends to Watch

Signs It Might Be Time to Downsize

For years and years, we dream of the home we'd like to call our own. Your first home is usually cozy and warm, and then you start to have kids. This is typically the first time that homeowners believe that upsizing is necessary. Although the traditional notion for homeowners is that bigger is better, in … Continue reading Signs It Might Be Time to Downsize

QRM: Buyers and Sellers Benefit More by Acting Now Rather than Later

QRM:  Buyers and Sellers Benefit More by Acting Now Rather than Later Our best advice to our clients (BOTH Buyers and Sellers) is to act now ahead of the implementation of the Qualified Residential Mortgage rules being issued later this year.  Further explanation of these rules follows, but you must be aware of the potential impact this:  Buyers will … Continue reading QRM: Buyers and Sellers Benefit More by Acting Now Rather than Later

More Reasons to Sell Found in Understanding the Current Market

More Reasons to Sell Found in Understanding the Current Market These infographics illustrate the current US housing market trends:   Long-Term Return on Investment continues to outpace the stock market: Mortgage Rates continue to reach historic lows, now at or below 3.75% The July 2012 S&P Case-Shiller chart below shows the 10- and 20-city indices. … Continue reading More Reasons to Sell Found in Understanding the Current Market

House Prices: Where They Will Be in the Spring

(Reprinted from The KCM Blog, October 2011.  Disclaimer: This blog covers the national housing market as a whole. Please check with a local real estate professional to discover how the following information will impact your region. – The KCM Crew.) Hill's Comment:  While the recent S&P/Case-Shiller Index data reflect an overall slight increase in Washington … Continue reading House Prices: Where They Will Be in the Spring