Buyers

Sept. 15, 2022

Alexandria VA Buyers Are Regaining Some of Their Negotiation Power in Today’s Housing Market

Alexandria VA Buyers Are Regaining Some of Their Negotiation Power
in Today’s Housing Market

Buyers Are Regaining Some of Their Negotiation Power in Today’s Housing Market | MyKCM

If you're thinking about buying a home in Alexandria VA today, there's welcome news. Even though it’s still a sellers’ market, it’s a more moderate sellers’ market than last year. And the days of ...

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Sept. 13, 2022

Three Things Alexandria VA Buyers Can Do in Today’s Housing Market

Three Things Alexandria VA Buyers Can Do in Today’s Housing Market

Three Things Buyers Can Do in Today’s Housing Market | MyKCM

It’s clear the 2022 Alexandria VA housing market has been defined by rising mortgage rates. With rates on the rise, it’s also become more costly to purchase a home. According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR):

“Compared to ...

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Aug. 31, 2022

Homebuyers in Alexandria VA | You May Face Less Competition as Bidding Wars Ease

Alexandria VA Home Buyers: You May Face Less Competition as Bidding Wars Ease

Buyers: You May Face Less Competition as Bidding Wars Ease | MyKCM

One of the top stories in recent national real estate headlines was the intensity and frequency of bidding wars. With so many buyers looking to purchase a home and so few of them available for sale, fiercely ...

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Aug. 25, 2022

Facebook Live at 12:05 | Episode 1 Lower Your Mortgage with a Seller Buydown

Facebook Live at 12:05 | Episode 1
Lower Your Mortgage with a Seller Buydown

With the changing pace of the market, we are seeing more sellers starting to pay buyer closing costs.  Lender partner, Eric Wigren of Atlantic Coast Mortgage, joined me today to show how buyers can use ...

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Nov. 2, 2021

The Choice of New vs Resale | Which is Right?

Alexandria VA homebuyers are facing a huge dilemma right now... there simply aren’t enough homes for sale.1

Nationwide, there were 1.27 million active listings in September, down 13% from the previous year. According to the National Association of Realtors, that’s about 2.4 months of inventory, which is ...

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Feb. 22, 2021

Where Have All the Houses Gone in Alexandria VA?

Where Have All the Houses Gone in Alexandria VA?
Local Area Housing Shortage Continues

Where Have All the Houses Gone? | MyKCM

Across the Northern Virginia region, we've seen the median days on market remain below 10 for the past 12 months.  In Alexandria, buyers saw a little bit of relief in the last quarter of ...

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Feb. 3, 2021

Do I Really Need a 20% Down Payment to Buy a Home In Alexandria VA?

Do I Really Need a 20% Down Payment to Buy a Home In Alexandria VA?

Do I Really Need a 20% Down Payment to Buy a Home? | MyKCM

Is the idea of saving for a down payment holding you back from buying a home in Alexandria VA right now? You may be eager to take advantage of today’s low mortgage rates, but the thought of ...

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Jan. 27, 2021

Buy A Home Alexandria VA | What’s the Difference between an Appraisal and a Home Inspection?

What’s the Difference between an Appraisal and a Home Inspection?

What’s the Difference between an Appraisal and a Home Inspection? | MyKCM

If you’re planning to buy a home in Alexandria VA, an appraisal is an important step in the process. It’s a professional evaluation of the market value of the home you’d like to buy. In most cases, an appraisal is ordered by ...

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Jan. 19, 2021

Should I Wait for Lower Mortgage Interest Rates Before Buying A Home in Alexandria VA

Should I Wait for Lower Mortgage Interest Rates
Before Buying a Home in Alexandria VA?

Should I Wait for Lower Mortgage Interest Rates? | MyKCM

Historically low mortgage rates are a big motivator for homebuyers right now. In 2020 alone, rates hit new record-lows 16 times, and the trend continued into the early part of this year. Many hopeful homebuyers are now ...

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Jan. 12, 2021

Ready To Buy in Alexandria VA | 4 Reasons People Are Buying Homes in 2021

Ready To Buy in Alexandria VA | 4 Reasons People Are Buying Homes in 2021

4 Reasons People Are Buying Homes in 2021 | MyKCM

In 2020, the Alexandria VA real estate market took a pause in March and April, when the coronavirus pandemic hit and the lockdown was issued.  But people got resilient, and came back with force, paving ...

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