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2016-12-05 14:29:03
Now is The Best Time To Buy Your Tooele Home

Now is the best time to buy your Tooele home.

Berna & I posted this KCM info on Face Book today and It could be important enough to pass on.

In fact if you are considering buying that house or condo after the first of the year, you need to read this. All of the reasons pointed out here will still be good reasons after the start of the new year. BUT.......If interest rates go up like many suggest, what you can buy & where you can buy it may not be the same then as it is now.

Consider that as you wonder if you should read on.

Just a small increase in mortgage rates can mean you no longer qualify for the home of your dreams.

Enjoy this, and as my old attorney friend used to say, 'govern yourself accordingly'.

 

4 Reasons to Buy Your Dream Home This Winter

4 Reasons to Buy Your Dream Home This Winter | MyKCM

As the temperature in many areas of the country starts to cool down, you might think that the housing market will do the same. This couldn’t be further from the truth! Here are 4 reasons you should consider buying your dream home this winter instead of waiting for spring!

1. Prices Will Continue to Rise

CoreLogic’s latest Home Price Index reports that home prices have appreciated by 6.3% over the last 12 months. The same report predicts that prices will continue to increase at a rate of 5.2% over the next year.

The bottom in home prices has come and gone. Home values will continue to appreciate for years. Waiting no longer makes sense.

2. Mortgage Interest Rates are Projected to Increase

Your monthly housing cost is as much related to the price you pay for your home as it is to the mortgage interest rate you secure.

Freddie Mac’s Primary Mortgage Market Survey shows that interest rates for a 30-year mortgage are currently at 4.08%. The Mortgage Bankers Association, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac & the National Association of Realtors are in unison, projecting that rates will increase by this time next year.

An increase in rates will impact YOUR monthly mortgage payment. A year from now, your housing expense will increase if a mortgage is necessary to buy your next home.

3. Either Way You’re Paying a Mortgage

There are some renters who have not yet purchased a home because they are uncomfortable taking on the obligation of a mortgage. Everyone should realize that, unless you are living with your parents rent free, you are paying a mortgage - either yours or your landlord’s.

As an owner, your mortgage payment is a form of ‘forced savings’ that allows you to have equity in your home that you can tap into later in life. As a renter, you guarantee your landlord is the person with that equity.

Are you ready to put your housing cost to work for you?

4. It’s Time to Move on with Your Life

The ‘cost’ of a home is determined by two major components: the price of the home and the current mortgage rate. It appears that both are on the rise.

But what if they weren’t? Would you wait?

Look at the actual reason you are buying and decide whether it is worth waiting. Whether you want to have a great place for your children to grow up, you want your family to be safer or you just want to have control over renovations, maybe now is the time to buy.

If the right thing for you and your family is to purchase a home this year, buying sooner rather than later could lead to substantial savings.

Need help? Don't have an agent? I'd like to apply for the job. Give us a call Berna Sloan 435-840-5029. Today.

 
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