Husky Homes Blog - Blog Archive: November, 2022

Top Questions About Selling Your Home This Winter

Top Questions About Selling Your Home This Winter | MyKCM

There’s no denying the housing market is undergoing a shift this season, and that may leave you with some questions about whether it still makes sense to sell your house. Here are three of the top questions you may be asking – and the data that helps answer them – so you can make a confident decision.

1. Should I Wait To Sell?

Even though the supply of homes for sale has increased in 2022, inventory is still low overall. That means it’s still a sellers’ market. The graph below helps put the inventory growth into perspective. Using data from the National Association of Realtors (NAR), it shows just how far off we are from flipping to a buyers’ market:

While buyers have regained…

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3 Graphs Showing Why Today’s Housing Market Isn’t Like 2008

3 Graphs Showing Why Today’s Housing Market Isn’t Like 2008 | MyKCM

With all the headlines and talk in the media about the shift in the housing market, you might be thinking this is a housing bubble. It’s only natural for those thoughts to creep in that make you think it could be a repeat of what took place in 2008. But the good news is, there’s concrete data to show why this is nothing like the last time.

There’s Still a Shortage of Homes on the Market Today, Not a Surplus

For historical context, there were too many homes for sale during the housing crisis (many of which were short sales and foreclosures), and that caused prices to fall dramatically. Supply has increased since the start of this year, but there’s still a shortage of inventory…

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Taking the Fear out of Saving for a Home

Taking the Fear out of Saving for a Home | MyKCM

If you’re planning to buy a home, knowing what to budget for and how to save may sound scary at first. But it doesn’t have to be. One way to take the fear out of budgeting is understanding some of the costs you might encounter.  And to do that, turn to trusted real estate professionals. They can help you plan your finances and prepare your budget.

Here are just a few costs experts say you can expect.

1. Down Payment

Saving for your down payment is likely top of mind as you set out to buy a home. But do you know how much you’ll need to save? While each situation is different, there’s a common misconception that putting 20% down toward your purchase is required. An article from the Mortgage…

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Downsizing may suddenly become a necessity for many homeowners for various reasons. As an example, our team often comes across homeowners who have lived and grown in their homes for over 10 years as they raised their family, expanded their work from home (or school from home) set-up, and so on. While a large house with tons of storage space and a big yard is wonderful for certain time periods in your life; it also comes with a lot more maintenance, expense, and sometimes a headache.

When the time comes to seriously consider if your once-perfect home is now “too much” to take care of, this is not a decision to take lightly. We hear sometimes from homeowners that they want to age in place, but due to mobility challenges with stairs or a split floor plan,…

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I am so honored to share that I was a guest last month on episode 10 of the local podcast, “This Could Have Been An Email!” Produced and hosted by two amazing local Madison women, Alex Suazo and Nicole Vafadari, TCHBAE shares their “honest opinions about drivers in [their] careers, [their] perspectives and struggles, bringing [their] whole selves to work and related challenges, and badass women doing and going through the same.” Hop on over to Spotify to listen and follow the podcast! So far they have discussed layoffs, work and mental health, career change, and interviewed some amazing women in business, politics, motherhood and the culinary world, sharing stories, life lessons, and so much more. I am so inspired by them! Here's…

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