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Feb. 15, 2022

Inflation Shouldn’t Stop You from Buying a Home in 2022

Why Inflation Shouldn’t Stop You from Buying a Home in 2022


If you’re following along with the news today, you’re probably hearing a lot about record-breaking home prices, rising consumer costs, supply chain constraints, and more. In Boise, if you’re thinking about purchasing a home this year, all of these ...

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Nov. 10, 2021

Top Boise Realtor Dawn Templeton Quoted in USA Today

 

Recently, our very own top boise realtor, Dawn Templeton of Templeton Real Estate Group contributed to a USA Today article that can be viewed here.

 

 

The article titled, "Getting a bigger house: Should you expand or buy?" Dawn expresses the importance of consulting with a trusted real ...

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Nov. 3, 2021

Why You May Want To Cash in on Your Second Home

 

Why You May Want To Cash in on Your Second Home | MyKCM

When stay-at-home mandates were enforced last year, many households realized their homes didn’t really fulfill their new lifestyle needs. An office (in some cases two), a media room, space for children to learn, a gym, and a large yard are all examples of amenities that became highly desirable almost ...

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Oct. 27, 2021

Boise Housing Supply Is Rising. What Does That Mean for You?

 

Housing Supply Is Rising. What Does That Mean for You? | MyKCM

An important factor in today’s market is the number of homes for sale. While inventory levels continue to sit near historic lows, there are indications we may have hit the lowest point we’ll see. Odeta Kushi, Deputy Chief Economist at First American, recently said of our supply challenges:

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Oct. 20, 2021

3 Charts That Show This Isn’t a Housing Bubble

 

3 Charts That Show This Isn’t a Housing Bubble | MyKCM

With home prices continuing to deliver double-digit increases, some are concerned we’re in a housing bubble like the one in 2006. However, a closer look at the market data indicates this is nothing like 2006 for three major reasons.

1. The housing market isn’t driven by risky mortgage loans ...

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Oct. 13, 2021

Diving Deep into Today’s Biggest Buyer Concerns

 

Diving Deep into Today’s Biggest Buyer Concerns | MyKCM

Last week, Fannie Mae released their Home Purchase Sentiment Index (HPSI). Though the survey showed 77% of respondents believe it’s a “good time to sell,” it also confirms what many are sensing: an increasing number of Americans believe it’s a “bad time to buy” a home ...

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Oct. 6, 2021

What You Should Do Before Interest Rates Rise

 

What You Should Do Before Interest Rates Rise | MyKCM

In today’s real estate market, mortgage interest rates are near record lows. If you’ve been in your current home for several years and haven’t refinanced lately, there’s a good chance you have a mortgage with an interest rate higher than today’s average. Here are some options you ...

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Sept. 22, 2021

3 Things To Prioritize When Selling Your House

 

3 Things To Prioritize When Selling Your House | MyKCM

Today’s housing market is full of unprecedented opportunities. High buyer demand paired with record-low housing inventory is creating the ultimate sellers’ market, which means it’s a fantastic time to sell your house. However, that doesn’t mean sellers are guaranteed success no matter what. There are still some key things ...

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Sept. 15, 2021

How Misunderstandings about Affordability Could Cost You

 

How Misunderstandings about Affordability Could Cost You | MyKCM

There’s a lot of discussion about affordability as home prices continue to appreciate rapidly. Even though the most recent index on affordability from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) shows homes are more affordable today than the historical average, some still have concerns about whether or not it’s ...

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Sept. 8, 2021

What’s Motivating People To Move Right Now?

 

What’s Motivating People To Move Right Now? | MyKCM

This year, Americans are moving for a variety of reasons. The health crisis has truly reshaped our lifestyles and our needs. Spending so much more time in our current homes has driven many people to reconsider what homeownership means and what they find most valuable in their living spaces ...

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