Market Update

Jan. 13, 2023

Why The Latest Inflation Data Matters For Mortgage Rates



Today marked the monthly release of the Consumer Price Index (CPI). For nearly a year, this monthly economic report has had the greatest impact on the bond market and mortgage rates. 


The biggest revelation was October's CPI (reported November 10th), which many saw as a ...

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Jan. 12, 2023

The Truth About Negative Equity Headlines


Recently, home equity has been a hot topic in real estate news. And, if you've been paying attention, you may have noticed that the number of homeowners with negative equity is increasing. 😱 But don't be alarmed by the headlines. 

In reality, the headlines do not ...

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Sept. 1, 2022

Are We Headed For a Housing Market Meltdown?




What's happening with housing inventory currently? Is it leading to a market crash? For there to be a housing crash there has to be a sharp increase in inventory and there is just not enough inventory to indicate that the market is going to crash.

So ...

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Aug. 8, 2022

Why This Market Is Nothing Like 2008


The housing market has shifted, as you have likely heard from the headlines and maybe from other agents in the industry. So, how do some industry experts feel so confident in saying that a housing crash doesn’t look to be in the cards anytime soon? The reason for that ...

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July 28, 2022

Housing Market Myths


How To Tell What’s True and What’s False in Today’s Market

As the real estate market continues to shift, it can be difficult to separate fact from fiction. This is when a real estate professional comes in to help clear up the headlines and offer the full picture when ...

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July 13, 2022

Are Homes Losing Their Value?



The topic of the day is one that we're seeing throughout the country and almost throughout the world. The question that we hear almost everyone asking. "Are home values decreasing?"


It's true that ...

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July 5, 2022

3 Things To Know If You’re Thinking About Buying or Selling In Today’s Market



  • It's still a seller's market. Right now, demand still outweighs supplies. However, we may see that balance out even more once new construction increases. 
  • While rates are higher today than they were a few months ago, you have more buying power in today's market ...
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June 20, 2022

Interest Rates Increased Again - What This Means For You



Yesterday, the Federal Reserve took its most aggressive step yet to combat inflation, raising interest rates by 0.75%. This rate increase was the largest yet since 1994 and could be followed by a similar move ...

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May 23, 2022

What Does A Recession Mean For The Housing Market?


Deutsche Bank caused a stir in April when they became the first major bank to forecast a US recession. Today, they’re standing by that prediction more than ever as the Federal Reserve continues on its quest to knock down inflation through rising interest rates.

We know that the word ...

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May 12, 2022

Interest Rates, Inventory, and Home Prices - April 2022 Housing Market Update



Are you curious about how the rising interest rates have impacted the Massachusetts housing market over the last 30 days? Today, we’re breaking it down and giving you a quick market recap of what's happened over the month of April. It's been a little bit of ...

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