The Truth Young Homebuyers Need To Hear
For many young or first-time homebuyers, purchasing a home can feel intimidating. A recent survey shows some homebuyers ages 25 to 40 may ...
Posted by Ward Realty Services on July 17, 2021
Diving Deep into Today’s Biggest Buyer Concerns
Last week, Fannie Mae released their Home Purchase Sentiment Index (HPSI). Though the survey showed 77% of respondents believe ...
Posted by Ward Realty Services on July 15, 2021
Pre-Approval Makes All the Difference When Buying a Home
You may have been told that it’s important to get pre-approved at the beginning of the homebuying process, but what does ...
Posted by Ward Realty Services on July 8, 2021
5 Things Homebuyers Need To Know When Making an Offer
When it comes to buying a house, you’re looking for the perfect place to call home. The problem is, in today’s market there just ...
Posted by Ward Realty Services on June 21, 2021
Owning a Home Has Distinct Financial Benefits Over Renting
Unsure whether or not to take the plunge and buy a home? Consider the following.
When you rent, you build your landlord’s wealth, your ...
Posted by Jeremy Ward on June 18, 2021
Knowledge Is Power on the Path to Homeownership
Homeownership is on the goal list for many young adults, but sometimes it’s hard to know exactly how to get there. From understanding the ...
Posted by Jeremy Ward on December 15, 2020
How to Determine If You Can Afford to Buy a Home in Kentuckiana
The gap between the increase in personal income and residential real estate prices has been used to defend the concept that we are experiencing an ...
Posted by Jeremy Ward on November 1, 2019
Think Prices Have Skyrocketed? Look at Rents
Much has been written about how residential real estate values have increased since the housing market started its recovery in 2012. However, little ...
Posted by Jeremy Ward on October 29, 2019
62% of Buyers Are Wrong About Down Payment Needs
According to the ‘2019 Home Buyer Report’ conducted by Nerdwallet, many first-time buyers still believe they need a 20% ...
Posted by Jeremy Ward on October 8, 2019
What to Expect from Your Home Inspection
You made an offer and it was accepted. Your next task is to have the home inspected prior to closing. Agents often recommend you make your offer ...
Posted by Jeremy Ward on October 3, 2019
Homeowners Are Happy! Renters? Not So Much.
When people talk about homeownership and the American Dream, much of the conversation revolves around the financial benefits of owning a home. ...
Posted by Jeremy Ward on September 29, 2019
Things to Avoid After Applying for a Mortgage
Congratulations! You’ve found a home to buy and have applied for a mortgage! You’re undoubtedly excited about the opportunity to ...
Posted by Jeremy Ward on September 18, 2019
Home Sales Expected to Continue Increasing in 2020
Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae, and the Mortgage Bankers Association are all projecting home sales will increase nicely in 2020....
Posted by Jeremy Ward on September 10, 2019
What’s the Latest on Interest Rates?
Mortgage rates have fallen by over a full percentage point since Q4 of 2018, settling at near-historic lows. This is big news for buyers looking to ...
Posted by Jeremy Ward on August 27, 2019
Experts Predict a Strong Housing Market for the Rest of 2019
We’re in the back half of the year, and with a decline in interest rates as well as home price and wage appreciation, many are wondering ...
Posted by Jeremy Ward on August 27, 2019
Time for Your Dream Home, Gen X!
During the housing market crash, Gen X homeowners lost more wealth than other generations. However, things are changing now! A strong economy, ...
Posted by Jeremy Ward on June 24, 2019
The Ultimate Truth about Housing Affordability
There have been many headlines decrying an “affordability crisis” in the residential real estate market. While it is true that buying a ...
Posted by Jeremy Ward on May 30, 2019
New Research Shows Housing Is Affordable For First-Time Buyers
Home prices have been on the rise for the last seven years, leading many housing market analysts to conclude that first-time homebuyers are being ...
Posted by Jeremy Ward on May 21, 2019