Trends

Dec. 2, 2019

Hotspot Of The Week-Bouchon at the Venetian

This week's "hotspot of the week" is Bouchon Bistro at the Venetian.

We happened to do brunch there with a client, and this place never fails.  The restaurant is owned by famed culinary master, Thomas Keller of Thomas Keller Restaurant Group!  Bouchon at the Venetian, located on ...

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Posted in Community, Trends
Nov. 19, 2019

Restaurants In Las Vegas We Think You Should Try

Over time, Las Vegas has become known for more than just a gambling destination.  The past decade or two have seen Vegas change its image to match that of what it believes its visitors want to see and do while getting away from the humdrum daily lives they lead ...

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Posted in Community, Trends
Nov. 8, 2019

4 Reasons to Buy a Home This Fall

4 Reasons to Buy a Home This Fall

4 Reasons to Buy a Home This Fall | MyKCM

Here are four great reasons to consider buying a home today, instead of waiting.

1. Prices Will Continue to Rise

CoreLogic’s latest Home Price Insights Report shows that home prices have appreciated by 3.6% over the last 12 months. The ...

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Nov. 7, 2019

Forget The Price Of A Home. The Cost Is What Matters

Forget the Price of the Home. The Cost is What Matters.

Forget the Price of the Home. The Cost is What Matters. | MyKCM

Home buying activity (demand) is up, and the number of available listings (supply) is down. When demand outpaces supply, prices appreciate. That’s why firms are beginning to increase their projections for home price appreciation going forward. As an example ...

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Oct. 18, 2019

Home Are Selling Quickly [Infographic]

Homes Are Selling Quickly [INFOGRAPHIC]

Homes Are Selling Quickly [INFOGRAPHIC] | MyKCM

Homes Are Selling Quickly [INFOGRAPHIC] | MyKCM

Some Highlights:

  • The National Association of REALTORS® surveyed their members for the release of their Confidence Index.
  • The REALTORS® Confidence Index is a key indicator of housing market strength based on a monthly survey sent to over 50,000 real estate practitioners. Practitioners are asked ...
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Posted in Trends
Oct. 9, 2019

5 Powerful Reasons to Own Instead of Renting

5 Powerful Reasons to Own Instead of Rent

5 Powerful Reasons to Own Instead of Rent | MyKCM

Owning a home has great financial benefits.

In a recent research paper, Homeownership and the American Dream, Laurie S. Goodman and Christopher Mayer of the Urban Land Institute explained:

“Homeownership appears to help borrowers accumulate housing and nonhousing wealth in a ...

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Posted in Rent Vs Owning, Trends
Oct. 7, 2019

62% of Buyers Are Wrong About Down Payment Needs

62% of Buyers Are Wrong About Down Payment Needs

62% of Buyers Are Wrong About Down Payment Needs | MyKCM

According to the ‘2019 Home Buyer Report conducted by Nerdwallet, many first-time buyers still believe they need a 20% down payment to buy a home in today’s market:

“More than 6 in 10 (62%) Americans believe you must put at ...

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Posted in Trends
Sept. 24, 2019

Home Prices In Every Range

Home Prices Increase in Every Price Range

Home Prices Increase in Every Price Range | MyKCM

CoreLogic’s Home Price Index (HPI) Report revealed,

National home prices increased 3.6% year over year in July 2019 and are forecast to increase 5.4% from July 2019 to July 2020.

They also analyzed four individual home-price tiers, showing the ...

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Posted in Trends
Aug. 26, 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 what the predictions are for the remainder of 2019.

 

Here’s what some of the experts have to say:

Ralph McLaughlin, Deputy Chief Economist ...

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Posted in Market Updates, Trends