Husky Homes Blog - Blog Archive: March, 2022

The Average Homeowner Gained More Than $55K in Equity over the Past Year

The Average Homeowner Gained More Than $55K in Equity over the Past Year | MyKCM

If you’re a current homeowner, you should know your net worth just got a big boost. It comes in the form of rising home equity. Equity is the current value of your home minus what you owe on the loan. Today, you’re building that equity far faster than you may expect – and this gain is great news for you.

Here’s how it happened. Home values are on the rise thanks to low housing supply and high buyer demand. Basically, there aren’t enough homes available to meet this high buyer interest,  so bidding wars are driving home prices up. When you own a home, the rising prices mean your home is worth more in today’s market. And as home values climb, your equity does too. As Dr.…

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Renovate Or List ItPerhaps you have seen the HGTV show “Love it or List It”. In that show, the two hosts (a realtor and a designer) work with frustrated homeowners who are struggling with how to best use their current space. The designer works with the homeowners to set a budget for renovations to get them to stay in the house, and meanwhile the realtor embarks on a home search with them to find something that better suits their needs. In the end, the homeowners decide if they will stay in their newly renovated house or purchase something new.

This is a common scenario –as our lifestyles, jobs, and families change over time, our homes eventually and often do not fit our needs as they used to. The question of “Renovate or List” seems to be on many people’s minds as of…

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What Every Seller Needs To Know About Renovating This Year

What Every Seller Needs To Know About Renovating This Year | MyKCM

If you’re planning to sell this year, you’re probably thinking about what you’ll need to do to get your house ready to appeal to the most buyers. It’s crucial to work with a trusted real estate professional who knows your local market to get your home ready to sell. But there are a few things you should consider when deciding what to renovate and update before listing this season. Here are three things to keep top of mind as you’re making your list of projects to tackle this year.

1. The Number of Homes for Sale Is Very Low

Housing inventory sits far below what is normally considered a balanced market. In fact, according to the National Association of Realtors (NAR), the latest…

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Millennials: Do You Need a Home with More Space?

Millennials: Do You Need a Home with More Space? | MyKCM

If you’re a millennial, homebuying might be top of mind for you. Your generation is the largest group of homebuyers in the market today and has been since 2014, according to the National Association of Realtors (NAR). And while other millennials are looking to buy for the first time, you may be one of the many who are now discovering you’ve outgrown your home.

If that’s the case, you’re not alone. The past two years brought about significant changes for many people, and today, homeowners are reevaluating what they truly need in a home. As a recent report from the Wall Street Journal states:

"They say the pandemic and the emergence of remote work accelerated millennial home-buying trends…

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Spring Green! What’s your favorite tone? 

Color Family: Green
Complementary Colors: Red to pink hues
Pairs with: Neutrals/tans, red to pink hues, grays, white, and blue to teal hues, and camel leather tones
Mood: naturalistic, dramatic, energizing, and calming
Where to Use: Walls, cabinets, trim, and wallpaper
Favorite Green Paint Colors (shown in pic): SW 6216 Jasper, SW 6208 Pewter Green, and  SW SW 6694 Green Black

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