Blog by Tomi (Tomyal Emptage)

2713 E. Villa Theresa Dr., Phoenixx, Arizona

June 30th, 2016

I just finished uploading this House for sale, 2713 E. Villa Theresa Dr., Phoenixx, Arizona

Lovingly cared for upgraded home. Newer: cabinets, granite counters in kitchen & baths, stainless steel appliances, newer hot water heater, formal living & dining & tile in all the right places. Large inviting backyard with large wood ceiling gated patio overlooking fantastic yard with artificial grass ...

BREXIT: What's the FIXIT for U.S. Home Buyers and Sellers?

June 30th, 2016

BREXIT: What’s the FIXIT for U.S. Home Buyers and Sellers?

BREXIT: What’s the FIXIT for U.S. Home Buyers and Sellers? | MyKCM

Now that much of the dust has settled and the panic has waned, let’s take a look at what impact Britain’s exit from the European Union may have on the U.S. housing market.

The most immediate impact of Brexit will be on mortgage interest rates. Interest rates have remained at historic lows for the last several years ...

Do Homeowners Realize Their Equity Position Has Changed?

June 22nd, 2016

Do Homeowners Realize Their Equity Position Has Changed?

Yesterday, we reported that according to CoreLogic’s latest Equity Report, nearly 268,000 homeowners regained equity and are no longer underwater on their mortgage in the first quarter. Homes with negative equity have decreased by 21.5% year-over-year.

A study by Fannie Mae suggests that many homeowners are not aware of how th ...

Thinking of Selling? 5 Reasons You Shouldn't FSBO

June 20th, 2016

Thinking of Selling? 5 Reasons You Shouldn’t FSBO




Thinking of Selling? 5 Reasons You Shouldn’t FSBO | Simplifying The Market


In today’s market, with home prices rising and a lack of inventory, some homeowners may consider trying to sell their home on their own, known in the industry as a For Sale by Owner (FSBO). There are several reasons why this might not be a good idea for the vast majority of sellers.

Here are the top five reasons:

1. There Are Too Many Peo ...

5 Reasons Owning a Home Makes Sense Financially

June 16th, 2016

Harvard: 5 Reasons Why Owning A Home Makes Sense Financially
Harvard: 5 Reasons Why Owning A Home Makes Sense Financially | MyKCM

It's been reported many times that the American Dream of homeownership is alive and well. The personal reasons to own a home differ for each buyer, but there are many basic similarities.

Eric Belsky is the Managing Director of the Joint Center of Housing Studies (JCHS) at Harvard University. He authored a paper ...

Single Women Make Up The 2nd Largest Home Buying Group

June 15th, 2016
    
Single Women Make Up 2nd Largest Home Buying Group
Single Women Make Up 2nd Largest Home Buying Group | MyKCM

According to the National Association of Realtors’ (NAR) 2015 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers, single women made up 18% of all first-time homebuyers last year, second only to married couples who made up 54% of total buyers.

Whether they are young, single and no longer want to rent, or newly divorced, the amount of sing ...

2831 N. 25th PL, Phoenix, Arizona

June 11th, 2016

I just sold this House at 2831 N. 25th PL, Phoenix, Arizona .

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