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Your home is probably worth more than you think

The Home You Have Lived in for So Long? Probably Worth More Than You Think

Recently, homeowners have held onto their homes for longer amounts of time than in previous periods. What this means is that you have accumulated more equity than you probably realize. And with the increase in home prices in 2021, you are now sitting on a valuable asset. Your home is probably worth more than you think, and your equity could be substantial. What can you do with that equity? How about...

4 Reasons Why the End of Forbearance Will Not Lead to a Wave of Foreclosures

4 Reasons Why the End of Forbearance Will Not Lead to a Wave of Foreclosures

With forbearance plans about to come to an end, many are concerned the housing market will experience a wave of foreclosures like what happened after the housing bubble 15 years ago. Here are four reasons why that won’t happen. 1. There are fewer homeowners in trouble this time After the last housing crash, about 9.3 million households lost their home to a foreclosure, short sale, or because they...

Why Homeownership Is Still The American Dream in 2021

Why Homeownership is Still the American Dream in 2021

Owning your own home has long been called The American Dream. In 2021, that Dream is still very much alive! Homeownership provides so many great benefits including financial advantages. But what is interesting is that 6 of the top 9 benefits named by homeowners were NOT financial. What are your reasons to pursue the American dream of owning a home? At Kurzner Group, we would love to help you reach...

Remote Work Has Changed Our Home Needs in 2021. Is It Time for Your Home To Change, Too?

Remote Work Has Changed Our Home Needs in 2021. Is It Time for Your Home To Change, Too?

Over the past year, many homeowners realized what they need in a home is changing, especially with the rise in remote work. If you’re longing for a dedicated home office or a change in scenery, now may be the time to find the home that addresses your evolving needs. Working from Home Isn’t a Passing Fad Before the pandemic, only 21% of individuals worked from home. However, if you’ve recently...

5 Tips for Building a New Home

5 Tips for Building a New Home

Building a home is very different from buying an existing home. Now, this doesn't mean you get out in the dirt and start pounding nails! No, this just means you contract with a home builder who will do all the heavy lift and nailing for you, as they build exactly the house you want. It takes time to build a house, but you are often able to get special personalized touches added to your house since you...

Is the Down Payment Myth Blocking Your Path to Homeownership?

Don’t Let the House Down Payment Myth Block You From Homeownership

You may have heard some tales about how much money you need to put down as a down payment on a house. You probably got some bad information! And that's good news because the amount you heard is probably much more than you actually need to buy a home. Watch this below to bust the House Down Payment Myth. https://youtu.be/KAKiPa-32hs Kurzner Group is ready to help you understand how much you need...

Your Home Equity Can Take You Places [INFOGRAPHIC]

Your Home Equity Can Take You Places [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights The amount of wealth Americans have stored in their homes has increased astronomically. On average, homeowners gained $33,400 in equity over the last 12 months, and the average equity on mortgaged homes is now $216,000. When it’s time to sell, your home equity can help accomplish your goals. Let’s connect to discuss how you can take advantage of today’s sellers’ market to...

The Truths Young Homebuyers Need To Hear

The Truths Young Homebuyers Need To Hear

For many young or first-time homebuyers, purchasing a home can feel intimidating. A recent survey shows some homebuyers ages 25 to 40 may be unsure about the homebuying process and what they can afford. It found: “1 in 4 underestimated their buying potential by $150k or more” “1 in 4 underestimated the increase in value by $100k or more” “47% don’t know what a good interest rate...

Homebuyers: Hang in There [INFOGRAPHIC]

Homebuyers: Hang in There [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights Today’s sellers’ market provides unique challenges—and benefits—for buyers. Current low interest rates won’t last forever, and home prices are forecast to rise. If you’re a homebuyer, hang in there. Homeownership improves your quality of life, and the long-term benefits outweigh the short-term challenges. Kurzner Group is ready to help you purchase a new home or sell...

Homeowner Wealth Increases Through Growing Equity This Year

Homeowner Wealth Increases Through Growing Equity This Year

Building financial wealth and stability remains one of the top reasons Americans choose to own a home, and as a homeowner, your wealth often grows without you even realizing it. In a recent paper published by the Urban Institute, Home Ownership is Affordable Housing, author Mike Loftin illustrates how homeowners increase their equity and their wealth simply by making monthly mortgage payments: “The...

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