Market Conditions, Market News

U.S. Home Price Insights – CoreLogic®

Through August 2021 with Forecasts from August 2022 Introduction The CoreLogic Home Price Insights report features an interactive view of our Home Price Index product with analysis through August 2021 with forecasts from August 2022. CoreLogic HPI™ is designed to provide an early indication of home price trends. The indexes are fully revised with each… Continue reading U.S. Home Price Insights – CoreLogic®

Buying a Home, credit, Finances

3 ways credit plays into mortgage refinancing

If you’re thinking about refinancing your mortgage, there’s often a lot to consider. For instance, your decision to refinance may rely on current interest rates or your personal financial situation. Your credit score also plays a role in the mortgage refinancing process. While it can certainly factor into your ability to refinance, the relationship between… Continue reading 3 ways credit plays into mortgage refinancing

Home Improvement, Summer

Keep your cool this summer with these energy-saving tips

(BPT) - There's a lot to love about summer. At the same time, the season can run up your electric bill fast, especially for Americans living in places where summer temperatures are reaching record highs. According to recent reports, states like Washington and Oregon have seen recording-breaking temperatures this summer — just recently, Salem, Oregon,… Continue reading Keep your cool this summer with these energy-saving tips

home value, Selling a Home

The difference between market and assessed value

“What’s my home worth?” This simple question is often answered three different ways. Ask your public tax assessor, and you will get one number (usually low). Look up your house on Zillow and you will get another number (usually too high). The third answer is market value, and if you are selling your house, you… Continue reading The difference between market and assessed value

Selling a Home, Staging

6 Bedroom Improvements That’ll Help Sell Your Home for More Money

You’re ready to list your house—but are your dated boudoirs a turn-off to prospective buyers? Make these improvements to your master suite and bedrooms. Source: 6 Bedroom Improvements That'll Help Sell Your Home for More Money