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Getting a Home Loan During the Pandemic

home loan pandemic

Whether you’re buying a new home or you’re hoping to refinance, getting a mortgage can be a big job. It’s doubly so right now as we adjust to the “new normal” caused by the global pandemic. While the real estate market is still quite strong and interest rates are at record lows, it can be…Read More »

Considering a Move to the Suburbs?

Millions of Americans in large cities have spent the last couple of months cooped up in small apartments while they wait out the pandemic. It’s always been tough to make the most of a small space. But when you don’t have the option to leave, the small space can start to feel claustrophobic quickly. According…Read More »

Coronavirus and Homeowners Insurance

Coronavirus Homeowners Insurance

The global pandemic has affected nearly every part of our lives. As we adjust to this new normal, it’s important for homeowners to consider all the ways in which the coronavirus may affect you. This includes your homeowners’ insurance. While the pandemic has not caused major shifts to most policies, you should look at your…Read More »

Covid-induced recession? Yes. Housing Crash? No.

Recession? Yes. Housing Crash? No. | MyKCM

Recession? Yes. Housing Crash? No. With over 90% of Americans now under a shelter-in-place order, many experts are warning that the American economy is heading toward a recession, if it’s not in one already. What does that mean to the residential real estate market? What is a recession? According to the National Bureau of Economic…Read More »

Interacting with frail or vulnerable clients in times of crisis

Many of our clients have complicated health conditions and histories, so we use common-sense approaches when making an in-person visit. PLEASE know our conversations are strictly confidential; we ALWAYS have and will continue honor your dignity. While far from medical professionals, we’re smart enough to understand that we ourselves may become the vectors for transmission…Read More »

2020 Housing Trends

Not only is it a New Year – but we’re also heading into a new decade! That can bring lots of change, especially if you’re buying a selling a home in 2020. We’ve looked at what the experts have to say about what to expect in the coming year and are sharing their knowledge here…Read More »

Moving During the Holidays

Moving During the Holidays

You’ve sold your house – congratulations! Signing those closing papers and handing over the keys to new owners can be a great relief. But that means that it’s time to move – during the holiday season, no less. While it isn’t necessarily the most ideal time to pick up and move, it can be done.…Read More »

Why You Should Buy Before the End of the Year

Why You Should Buy Before the End of the Year

Are you considering putting your house hunting on hold until after the New Year? While it may seem like the end of the year is not a great time to buy a home, it can have many benefits. In fact, now can be an excellent time to get a great deal on a house. Here…Read More »

Fall Home Maintenance Checklist

Fall Home Maintenance Checklist

It’s official – fall is here! Not only does that mean it’s time for pumpkin spice lattes and cozy sweaters, but it’s also time for fall home maintenance. With the weather changing from hot to cool, it’s time to prep your home for the fall and winter seasons. Taking care of routine maintenance helps ensure…Read More »

VA Loans Explained

VA Loans Explained

Homebuyers have many choices when it comes to home loans. It can be tough to determine which one is right for you. But if you’re a veteran, then a VA loan may be just the ticket. Although the process of applying and qualifying for a VA loan may seem a little daunting, it can certainly…Read More »