Homeownership Is an Investment in Your Future

Homeownership Is an Investment in Your Future | Simplifying The MarketThere are many people thinking about buying a home, but with everything affecting the economy, some are wondering if it’s a smart decision to buy now or if it makes more sense to wait it out. As Bob Broeksmit, President and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), explains: “The desire for homeownership is strong. […]

Should You Still Buy a Home with the Latest News About Inflation?

Should You Still Buy a Home with the Latest News About Inflation? | Simplifying The MarketWhile the Federal Reserve is working hard to bring down inflation, the latest data shows the inflation rate is still high, remaining around 8%. This news impacted the stock market and added fuel to the fire for conversations about a recession. You’re likely feeling the impact in your day-to-day life as you watch the cost […]

The Emotional and Non-financial Benefits of Homeownership

The Emotional and Non-financial Benefits of Homeownership | Simplifying The MarketWith higher mortgage rates, you might be wondering if now’s the best time to buy a home. While the financial aspects are important to consider, there are also powerful non-financial reasons it may make sense to make a move. Here are just a few of the benefits that come with homeownership. Homeowners Can Make Their […]

Why Buying a Home May Make More Sense Than Renting [INFOGRAPHIC]

Why Buying a Home May Make More Sense Than Renting [INFOGRAPHIC] | Simplifying The Market

Some Highlights

  • If you’re trying to decide whether to rent or buy a home, consider the advantages homeownership offers.
  • Buying a home can help you escape the cycle of rising rents, it’s a powerful wealth-building tool, and it’s typically considered a good hedge against inflation.
  • If you’re ready to take advantage of the benefits of homeownership, let’s connect to explore your options.

The U.S. Homeownership Rate Is Growing

The U.S. Homeownership Rate Is Growing | Simplifying The MarketThe desire to own a home is still strong today. In fact, according to the Census, the U.S. homeownership rate is on the rise. To illustrate the increase, the graph below shows the homeownership rate over the last year: That data shows more than half of the U.S. population live in a home they own, […]

Buying a Home May Make More Financial Sense Than Renting One

Buying a Home May Make More Financial Sense Than Renting One | Simplifying The MarketIf rising home prices leave you wondering if it makes more sense to rent or buy a home in today’s housing market, consider this. It’s not just home prices that have risen in recent years – rental prices have skyrocketed as well. As a recent article from realtor.com says: “The median rent across the 50 largest […]

A Tough Choice: Renting or Selling Your Newly Remodeled House

Renting or Selling, Which is Better

  • A Tough Choice

    The decision to sell or rent your newly remodeled Fort Lauderdale fixer-upper is a tough choice indeed, but you can make the right one by carefully considering all your options. If you decide to list the house, connect with Eileen to get started.

A Tough Choice: Renting or Selling Your Newly Remodeled House 

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You’ve just spent hours, days, weeks, and maybe even months remodeling a fixer-upper in Fort Lauderdale, FL, and you’re pleased with the results. But now you face a tough choice: Should you sell this house or should you rent it out? Here, there are several factors to consider.

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Should I Rent or Should I Buy? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Should I Rent or Should I Buy? [INFOGRAPHIC] | Simplifying The Market

Some Highlights

  • It’s worth considering the many benefits of homeownership before you make the decision to rent or buy a home.
  • When you buy, you can stabilize your housing costs, own a tangible asset, and grow your net worth as you gain equity. When you rent, you face rising housing costs, won’t see a return on your investment, and limit your ability to save.
  • If you want to learn more about the benefits of homeownership, let’s connect today.

How Homeownership Impacts You

How Homeownership Impacts You | Simplifying The MarketJune is National Homeownership Month, and it’s the perfect time to reflect on how impactful owning a home can truly be. When you purchase a house, it becomes more than just a space you occupy. It’s your stake in the community, an investment, and a place you can put your stamp on. If you’re thinking […]

How Homeownership Can Bring You Joy

How Homeownership Can Bring You Joy | Simplifying The MarketIf you’re trying to decide whether to rent or buy a home, you’re probably weighing a few different factors. The financial benefits of homeownership might be one of the reasons you want to make a purchase if you’re a renter, but the decision can also be motivated by having a place that’s uniquely your own. […]