Tuesday, June 1, 2021 / by Randy Keys
Learn how to determine your current net worth and how an investment in real estate can help improve your bottom line.
Among its many impacts, COVID-19 has had a pronounced effect on the housing market. Low home inventory and high buyer demand have driven home prices to an all-time high.1 This has given an unexpected financial boost to many homeowners during a challenging time. However, for some renters, rising home prices are making dreams of homeownership feel further out of reach.
If you’re a homeowner, it’s important for you to understand how your home’s value contributes to your overall net worth. If you’re a renter, now is the time for you to figure out how homeownership fits into your short-term goals and your long-term financial future. An investment in real estate can help you grow your net worth, build wealth over time, and gain a foothold in the housing market to keep pace with rising prices.
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Thursday, April 8, 2021 / by Eric Aubrey (Wroblewski)
The COVID-19 pandemic made 2020 one of the most deadly and challenging years in our lifetime. Thankfully, the availability of vaccines has begun to provide hope of returning to some version of normalcy. As we move in that direction, many across the country have been considering whether this is a good time to buy or sell a home. Sometimes the most challenging of times presents the most unique opportunities. We’ll explain.
While attempting to keep our families healthy, the concerns of normal life have not gone away. The bills don’t stop, nor concerns about 401Ks, investments, job, retirement, and markets stability. Thankfully, real estate values have not been something to worry about. In 2020, especially the last half of the year, buyer demand for homes remained incredibly strong, fueled by record-low mortgage rates.
Perhaps because we were home-bound, many of us began to really think more about where we live. If I can work from home… where might I want “ho; ...