Expert Home Price Forecasts for 2024 Revised Up
Over the past few months, experts have revised their 2024 home price forecasts based on the latest data and market signals, and they’re even more confident prices will rise, not fall.
So, let’s see exactly how experts’ ...
Posted by Mike Baldwin on February 29, 2024 in Atlantic Homes Blog
Some Experts Say Mortgage Rates May Fall Below 6% Later This Year
There’s a lot of confusion in the market about what’s happening with day-to-day movement in mortgage rates right now, but here’s what you really need to know: compared to the near 8% peak last fall, mortgage ...
Posted by Mike Baldwin on February 27, 2024 in Atlantic Homes Blog
Strategic Tips for Buying Your First Home
Buying your first home is a big, exciting step and a major milestone that has the power to improve your life. As a first-time homebuyer, it’s a dream you can make come true, but there are some hurdles you’ll need to ...
Posted by Mike Baldwin on February 24, 2024 in Atlantic Homes Blog
It’s Time To Prepare Your House for a Spring Listing
If you’re thinking of selling your house this spring, now is the perfect time to start getting it ready. With the market gearing up for its busiest time of year, it’ll be important to make sure your house shines ...
Posted by Mike Baldwin on February 22, 2024 in Atlantic Homes Blog
Why So Many People Fall in Love with Homeownership
Chances are at some point in your life you’ve heard the phrase, home is where the heart is. There’s a reason that’s said so often. Becoming a homeowner is emotional.
So, if you’re trying to decide if you want ...
Posted by Mike Baldwin on February 20, 2024 in Atlantic Homes Blog
Home Equity Can Be a Game Changer When You Sell
Are you on the fence about selling your house? While affordability is improving this year, it’s still tight. And that may be on your mind. But understanding your home equity could be the key to making your decision easier. An ...
Posted by Mike Baldwin on February 18, 2024 in Atlantic Homes Blog
Why Pre-Approval Is Even More Important This Year
On the road to becoming a homeowner? If so, you may have heard the term pre-approval get tossed around. Let’s break down what it is and why it’s important if you’re looking to buy a home in 2024.
Posted by Mike Baldwin on February 17, 2024 in Atlantic Homes Blog
Houses Are Still Selling Fast
Have you been thinking about selling your house? If so, here’s some good news. While the housing market isn’t as frenzied as it was during the ‘unicorn’ years when houses were selling quicker than ever, ...
Posted by Mike Baldwin on February 16, 2024 in Atlantic Homes Blog
Don’t Wait Until Spring To Sell Your House
As you think about the year ahead, one of your big goals may be moving. But, how do you know when to make your move? While spring is usually the peak homebuying season, you don’t actually need to wait until spring to sell. Here’s ...
Posted by Mike Baldwin on February 13, 2024 in Atlantic Homes Blog
2 of the Factors That Impact Mortgage Rates
If you’re looking to buy a home, you’ve probably been paying close attention to mortgage rates. Over the last couple of years, they hit record lows, rose dramatically, and are now dropping back down a bit. Ever wonder why?
Posted by Mike Baldwin on February 8, 2024 in Atlantic Homes Blog
Will a Silver Tsunami Change the 2024 Housing Market?
Have you ever heard the term “Silver Tsunami” and wondered what it’s all about? If so, that might be because there’s been lot of talk about it online recently. Let’s dive into what it is and why it won’t ...
Posted by Mike Baldwin on February 6, 2024 in Atlantic Homes Blog
Are More Homeowners Selling as Mortgage Rates Come Down?
If you’re looking to buy a home, the recent downward trend in mortgage rates is good news because it helps with affordability. But there’s another way this benefits you – it may inspire more homeowners to put their ...
Posted by Mike Baldwin on February 4, 2024 in Atlantic Homes Blog
Experts Project Home Prices Will Increase in 2024
Even though home prices are going up nationally, some people are still worried they might come down. In fact, a recent survey from Fannie Mae found that 24% of people think home prices will actually decline over the next 12 ...
Posted by Mike Baldwin on February 3, 2024 in Atlantic Homes Blog
3 Must-Do’s When Selling Your House in 2024
If one of the goals on your list is selling your house and making a move this year, you’re likely juggling a mix of excitement about what’s ahead and feeling a little sentimental about your current home.
A great way ...
Posted by Mike Baldwin on February 2, 2024 in Atlantic Homes Blog
3 Key Factors Affecting Home Affordability
Over the past year, a lot of people have been talking about housing affordability and how tight it’s gotten. But just recently, there’s been a little bit of relief on that front. Mortgage rates have gone down since their most ...
Posted by Mike Baldwin on January 31, 2024 in Atlantic Homes Blog
2 Reasons Why Today’s Mortgage Rate Trend Is Good for Sellers
If you’ve been holding off on selling your house to make a move because you felt mortgage rates were too high, their recent downward trend is exciting news for you. Mortgage rates have descended since last October when they hit 7.79%....
Posted by Mike Baldwin on January 27, 2024 in Atlantic Homes Blog
Why You May Want To Seriously Consider a Newly Built Home
Are you putting off your plans to sell because you’re worried you won’t be able to find a home you like when you move? If so, it may be time to consider a newly built home and the benefits that come with one. Here’s why....
Posted by Mike Baldwin on January 25, 2024 in Atlantic Homes Blog
Homeownership Is Still at the Heart of the American Dream
Buying a home is a powerful decision, and it remains at the heart of the American Dream. Unlike renting, owning a home means more than just having a place to live – it offers a sense of belonging, stability, and freedom. According to ...
Posted by Mike Baldwin on January 23, 2024 in Atlantic Homes Blog
The Dramatic Impact of Homeownership on Net Worth
If you’re trying to decide whether to rent or buy a home this year, here’s a powerful insight that could give you the clarity and confidence you need to make your decision.
Every three years, the Federal ...
Posted by Mike Baldwin on January 21, 2024 in Atlantic Homes Blog
Avoid These Common Mistakes After Applying for a Mortgage
If you’re getting ready to buy a home, it’s exciting to jump a few steps ahead and think about moving in and making it your own. But before you get too far down the emotional path, there are some key things to keep in mind ...
Posted by Mike Baldwin on January 20, 2024 in Atlantic Homes Blog