Husky Homes Blog - Blog Archive: September, 2021

Is It Time To Move on to a New Home?

Is It Time To Move on to a New Home? | MyKCM

If you’ve been in your home for longer than five years, you’re not alone. According to recent data from First American, homeowners are staying put much longer than historical averages (see graph below):As the graph shows, before 2008, homeowners sold their houses after an average of just five years. Today, that number has more than doubled to over 10 years. The housing industry refers to this as your tenure.

To really explore tenure, it’s important to understand what drives people to make a move. An article from The Balance explores some of the primary reasons individuals choose to sell their houses. It says:

“People who move for home-related reasons might need a larger home or a house that better…

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Fall Is My Favorite Seaon

Cool weather, leaves changing into vibrant colors, flannel, scarves, jeans. All the things. And of course, my favorite seasonal activity - visiting apple orchards & pumpkin patches. Walking through a fall farm market and through the apple trees is an ethereal, natural experience everyone can enjoy - when I was younger, I'd take my dog and meander through the orchards, picking apples in New York's hilly and arboreal Westchester County. Now that I'm married and have an energetic five-year-old, we check out the barnyards, the corn mazes, taste caramel apples, apple cider donuts, and maybe this year we'll brave a haunted forest or barn! Because I'm a fall-a-holic, I've rounded up my favorite spots around Dane & surrounding Counties to pick pumpkins and…

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What You Can Do Right Now To Prepare for Homeownership

What You Can Do Right Now To Prepare for Homeownership | MyKCM

As rent prices continue to soar, many renters want to know what they can do to get ready to buy their first home. According to recent data from

The first half of 2021 has seen the fastest growth in rent prices since the start of our estimates in 2017. Our national rent index has increased by 11.4 percent since January . . . .”

Those rising rental costs may make it seem impossible to prepare for homeownership if you’re a renter. But the truth is, there are ways you can – and should – prepare to purchase your first home. Here’s some expert advice on what to do if you’re ready to learn more about how to escape rising rents.

Start Saving – Even Small Amounts –…

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Reasons You Should Consider Selling This Fall

Reasons You Should Consider Selling This Fall | MyKCM

If you're trying to decide when to sell your house, there may not be a better time to list than right now. The ultimate sellers' market we're in today won't last forever. If you’re thinking of making a move, here are four reasons to put your house up for sale sooner rather than later.

1. Your House Will Likely Sell Quickly

According to the Realtors Confidence Index released by the National Association of Realtors (NAR), homes continue to sell quickly – on average, they're selling in just 17 days. As a seller, that's great news for you.

Average days on market is a strong indicator of buyer demand. And if homes are selling quickly, buyers have to be more decisive and act fast to submit their…

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With quarter 4 of 2021 right around the corner, many families are seeing themselves winding down for the year and cozying up at home as the weather changes and holidays are quickly approaching. However, with more time at home and less on-the-go, the realities of if your home works for you – or not – are never more obvious. The fall and winter months are prime time for internal home projects, especially if there is any thought of potentially selling and taking advantage of another hot projected spring market for 2022. Whether you are considering selling sooner or later, there are many baby steps that can be taken to be prepared for whenever the time is right for you to sell.

Paint and lighting are the top ways to improve the aesthetic of your house…

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