• US Existing Home Sales Reach Four Year High

    The total number of existing home sales in the U.S. reached a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.18 million in May, the highest level since November 2009, according to new data from the National Association of Realtors. The number of existing home... Read More

  • Which Arizona Properties Work Best as Rentals?

    Which Arizona Properties Work Best as Rentals Are you considering buying a property to use as a rental? Here are some things to consider when purchasing a property to generate a reliable income. As the old real estate saying goes: Location,... Read More

  • Cindy Bradley Named Wyoming Lender of the Year

    Wallick & Volk Mortgage announced today that long-time mortgage professional Cindy Bradley has been recognized by the WCDA as their “Wyoming Lender of the Year.”  This prestigious award was presented yesterday at the Wyoming... Read More

  • The 5 most wanted home upgrades - PLUS 3 things to consider before renting your home

    A recent survey found that when people are buying or remodeling a home, these upgrades top the list:1. Outdoor living area. A deck, screened porch, or attached patio makes a nice gathering place. It doesn't have to be huge, with a big outdoor... Read More

  • Should I become a Landlord?

    SHOULD I BECOME A LANDLORD?? Buying a rental property can be financially rewarding on a long-term basis and can be an integral part of your overall retirement plan. However, there are some challenges that come with being a landlord that you... Read More

  • Median existing home price rises to $184,300

    The median existing home price rose by 11.2% year-over-year to reach $184,300 Existing home sales are reported by the National Association of Realtors once a month. The seasonally adjusted number reports completed transactions in single-family... Read More

  • Inside Lending Newsletter

    7 Excellent Sources for Creating Great Content  More and more businesses today are getting into content marketing, which is the creation and sharing of articles, pictures, videos, and other publishing content with an eye to acquiring customers.... Read More

  • Great Uses For your tax refund

    BUY A HOUSE – If you are in an area designated for USDA loans, and if your income is under the household-limitations, you might be able to purchase a new home with NO down payment. Visit: ... Read More

  • 5 Tips for First-Time Home Buyers

    Buying a first home can be a scary, confusing and stressful process. Many would-be buyers are understandably nervous at the prospect of making the largest purchase of their lives. Rather than diving in and hoping for the best, you should prepare... Read More

  • Home Ownership

    Mark Twain and homeownership are both iconic pieces of the American experience. And like what happened to Twain in 1897, the recent reports of homeownership’s death have been greatly exaggerated. Ever since the housing bubble burst, many... Read More

  • 3 Financial Reasons to Buy a Home NOW! (Part III)

    This week, we are going to look at the three financial reasons to buy a home now instead of waiting: prices are rising, interest rates are increasing and rents are skyrocketing. – The KCM Crew Part III – Rents Are Skyrocketing Whether... Read More

  • 3 Financial Reasons to Buy a Home NOW! (Part II)

    This week, we are going to look at the three financial reasons to buy a home now instead of waiting: prices are rising at an accelerated rate, interest rates are increasing and rents are skyrocketing. Part II – Interest Rates Are Increasing A... Read More

  • 3 Financial Reasons to Buy a Home NOW! (Part I)

    This week, we are going to look at the three financial reasons to buy a home now instead of waiting: prices are rising at an accelerated rate, interest rates are increasing and rents are skyrocketing. – The KCM Crew Part I – Prices Are... Read More

  • Money Magazine: The Real Estate Market is Back

    Here is the cover of the latest edition of Money Magazine released this past weekend. The magazine supported their case by explaining:  In the last year, home prices increased in 92 of the country’s 100 largest metropolitan... Read More

  • Homeownership: The Reports of Its Death

    Mark Twain and homeownership are both iconic pieces of the American experience. And like what happened to Twain in 1897, recent reports of homeownership’s death have been greatly exaggerated. Ever since the housing bubble burst, many so-called... Read More