Break out the fireworks because the housing market for 2021 is expected to boom! Experts predict a post-pandemic rebound—we’re talking steady interest rates, job recovery, and the law of supply and demand all working together to light that fuse.
An historic dip in mortgage rates may help give home buyers a leg up in a competitive real estate market. According to a recent article in Forbes, fears over the coronavirus outbreak and its economic impact have sparked the most dramatic stock market since the 2008.
Whether you’re planning a digital holiday party with all of your friends, or a sweet, intimate gathering with close family, entertaining during Covid-19 can be equally stressful and joyous. Below are a few entertaining tips that allow you to take the focus off of the details and back onto the fun–where it belongs!
When you decide to take on a mortgage, it’s important to understand the structure of your payments, which cover not only the principal (the amount you borrowed) but also interest, taxes, and insurance (commonly referred to as PITI).
If the chaos of city living is making you want to escape to the suburbs you’re not alone. The growing coronavirus pandemic is having a considerable impact on the U.S. housing market by shaping consumer behavior.
Okay, so we’re not in exactly the same line of business as Einstein, but we do think his words ring true today, especially when it comes to owning the home of your dreams. And, here’s the good news – thanks to historically low interest rates buying your dream home has never been more possible!
Unless you have a specific reason for buying an existing home, such as living close to friends or family in a built-out neighborhood, the list of reasons for preferring a newly constructed home instead of an existing home is pretty eye-opening.
More singles are buying homes now than at any other time in history according to recent data. While the thought of buying a home on your own may seem a little daunting, that’s exactly what many single professionals are choosing to do. And that’s a good thing, according to real estate and financial experts, who say the investment is worthwhile.
As Oregon and other states lift their shelter in place orders, demand for new homes are once again on the rise. But, as the coronavirus pandemic has changed home buying priorities and remote work becomes normalized, a growing number of Americans are considering fleeing busy cities for the quiet calm of suburban life.
If you’ve decluttered your home as part of your spring cleaning or shelter in place boredom, and now you’re wondering what to do with all those boxes and bags of unwanted stuff, don’t head over to Goodwill just yet.
Seeing is believing, especially when it comes to buying a home. So, for home shoppers in the era of the novel coronavirus, finding a home you love may seem like an uphill battle. The homebuying process used to include touring lots of homes in person before making a final decision.
A dramatic drop in mortgage rates may help give home buyers a leg up in a competitive real estate market according toThe New York Times. Fears over the coronavirus outbreak and its economic impact have sparked the most dramatic stock market since the 2008 financial crisis. But as the market levels, there is a silver lining for potential homebuyers: Mortgage rates have been driven down to near all-time lows.
As overwhelmed as we might feel right now, many of us are also aware that the disruption to our lives seems small compared to what others are facing. Despite our own challenges, some are feeling a strong desire to help and serve others. Here are a few ways you can help the community.
The well-being of our residents and visitors is our priority. We are postponing previously-scheduled community events in the immediate future. Our model homes remain open and you can view virtual home tours as well.
When thinking about purchasing a home, having a crystal ball foretelling the future of the housing market would definitely be helpful – so we’ve done the next best thing. By gathering information from professional sources, we’ve compiled a list of housing predictions for you to keep an eye on in the coming year. Welcome to the roarin’ 20’s!
New home communities offer a host of benefits that are easy to point out; new home construction, more efficient floor plans, ease of maintenance, state-of-the-art features, but there are a few, not-so-obvious perks that, if you’re deciding whether a planned community is for you, may just tip the scales.
It’s long been known that supportive social ties are critical to both psychological and physical health. Social networks are valuable resources for individuals by boosting long term happiness which, in turn, promotes physical health.
Shopping for your first home is a life changing decision and shelling out big bucks for your first home can feel a bit overwhelming. Rising home prices have made it harder for potential homebuyers to save for a down payment which is prompting buyers to rely more on unconventional avenues to get their foot in the door.
Keep a watchful eye out for teal pumpkins this Halloween, in addition to being a quirky twist on bountiful harvest decor, they're signals for children with food allergies, so they know where they can find safe treats.
Finding autumn colors around Portland is as easy as a casual stroll, but if you’re looking for more of a physical challenge, we’ve compiled our list of the five most spectacularly vibrant fall hikes near Reed’s Crossing.
As rates move ever closer to 4 percent, homebuyers wanting to snag a lower interest rate on a new home are jumping into high gear. Low mortgage rates along with a strong labor market will help boost home sales over the next year and a half, Freddie Mac’s most recent economic forecast shows.
Buying a new home is likely one of the biggest financial decisions you’ll make and you’re sure to have a million questions. To help you along this journey we’ve compiled some of your most frequently asked questions about Reed’s Crossing.
In addition to information on education, employment and recreation, we’ve expanded our Welcome Center and added several new pages that speak to the heart of the Reed’s Crossing lifestyle – mind, body and soul.
With the holidays upon us, it’s important to remember that sometimes gifts that cost nothing mean everything. The true spirit of the season is kindness and we can highlight it with gifts of time, energy and thoughtfulness.
We’re excited to announce the first home builders for Reed’s Crossing™. Builders are selected based on their reputations for excellent workmanship, customer service and their commitment to the vision of Reed’s Crossing.
The City of Hillsboro has a long history of supporting the arts to enhance community engagement and, in the near future, when living at Reed’s Crossing, you’ll be close to the heart of this growing movement.