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Summer is the New Spring for Real Estate [INFOGRAPHIC] | MyKCM

Summer is the New Spring for Real Estate [INFOGRAPHIC]

By Cara Milgate | Jun 12, 2020

Some Highlights The health crisis slowed the market this spring, so buyers are jumping back into the market to make their moves this summer. Check these 10 items off your to-do list so your house is ready to sell while buying is hot! Let’s connect today to prepare your house for the sizzling summer market.

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Are You Ready for the Summer Housing Market? | MyKCM

Are You Ready for the Summer Housing Market?

By Cara Milgate | Jun 12, 2020

As the health crisis started making its way throughout our country earlier this spring, sellers have been cautious about putting their homes on the market. This hesitation stemmed primarily from fear of the spread of the coronavirus, and understandably so. This abundant caution has greatly impacted the number of homes for sale and slowed the […]

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Is a Recession Here? Yes. Does that Mean a Housing Crash? No. | MyKCM

Is a Recession Here? Yes. Does that Mean a Housing Crash? No.

By Cara Milgate | Jun 12, 2020

On Monday, the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) announced that the U.S. economy is officially in a recession. This did not come as a surprise to many, as the Bureau defines a recession this way: “A recession is a significant decline in economic activity spread across the economy, normally visible in production, employment, and other indicators. A recession begins when […]

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Real Estate Will Lead the Economic Recovery | MyKCM

Real Estate Will Lead the Economic Recovery

By Cara Milgate | Jun 12, 2020

With more U.S. states reopening for business this summer, and as people start to return to work, we can expect the economy to begin improving. Most expert forecasts indicate this economic recovery will start to happen in the second half of this year. As we get back to work and the financial landscape of the country […]

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The Shocking News in the Unemployment Report

By Cara Milgate | Jun 12, 2020

Last Friday, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released their May Employment Situation Summary. Leading up to the release, most experts predicted the unemployment rate would jump up to approximately 20% from the 14.7% rate announced last month. The experts were shocked. The Wall Street Journal put it this way: “The May U.S. jobless rate fell to 13.3% and employers added 2.5 […]

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Experts Predict Economic Recovery Should Begin in the Second Half of the Year | MyKCM

Experts Predict Economic Recovery Should Begin in the Second Half of the Year

By Cara Milgate | May 28, 2020

One of the biggest questions we all seem to be asking these days is: When are we going to start to see an economic recovery? As the country begins to slowly reopen, moving forward in strategic phases, business activity will help bring our nation back to life. Many economists indicate a recovery should begin to happen in the […]

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Interest Rates Hover Near Historic All-Time Lows [INFOGRAPHIC] | MyKCM

Interest Rates Hover Near Historic All-Time Lows [INFOGRAPHIC]

By Cara Milgate | May 28, 2020

Some Highlights Mortgage interest rates have dropped considerably this spring and are hovering at a historically low level. Locking in at a low rate today could save you thousands of dollars over the lifetime of your home loan. Let’s connect to determine the best way to position yourself for a move in today’s market.

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Buying or Selling a Home? You Need an Expert Kind of Guide | MyKCM

Buying or Selling a Home? You Need an Expert Kind of Guide

By Cara Milgate | May 28, 2020

In a normal housing market, whether you’re buying or selling a home, you need an experienced guide to help you navigate through the process. You need someone you can turn to who will tell you how to price your home correctly right from the start. You need someone who can help you determine what to […]

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Why This Summer Is the 2020 Real Estate Season | MyKCM

Why This Summer Is the 2020 Real Estate Season

By Cara Milgate | May 28, 2020

With stay-at-home orders starting to gradually lift throughout parts of the country, data indicates homebuyers are jumping back into the market. After many families put their plans on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic, what we once called the busy spring real estate season is shifting into the summer. In 2020, summer is the new spring for real estate. […]

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