Buyers

Oct. 17, 2022

Alexandria VA Homebuying | The Emotional and Non-financial Benefits of Homeownership

Alexandria VA Homebuying | The Emotional and Non-financial Benefits of Homeownership

The Emotional and Non-financial Benefits of Homeownership | MyKCM

With higher mortgage rates, you might be wondering if now's the best time to buy a home, especially in Alexandria VA. While the financial aspects are important to consider, there are also powerful non-financial reasons it may make sense to make a ...

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Oct. 4, 2022

The Cost of Waiting for Mortgage Rates To Go Down | Homebuying in Alexandria VA

The Cost of Waiting for Mortgage Rates To Go Down | Homebuying in Alexandria VA

The Cost of Waiting for Mortgage Rates To Go Down | MyKCM

Mortgage rates have increased significantly in recent weeks. And that may mean you have questions about what this means for you if you’re planning to buy a home in Alexandria VA. Here’s some information that can ...

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Oct. 2, 2022

Buy Now or Rent Longer? 5 Questions to Answer Before Purchasing Your First Home in Alexandria VA

Buy Now or Rent Longer? 5 Questions to Answer Before
Purchasing Your First Home in Alexandria VA

With non-stop news about rising interest rates, rising home prices, declining affordability, and the low inventory of homes for sale, it's easy to see how many people who are thinking about buying ...

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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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May 5, 2022

Buying a Home in Alexandria VA? Three Tips for First-Time Homebuyers

Buying a Home in Alexandria VA? Three Tips for First-Time Homebuyers

Three Tips for First-Time Homebuyers | MyKCM

For the past 25 years, I've worked with first-time buyers and helping them to navigate the exciting turbulence of the Alexandria VA real estate market.  Buying your first home is a major decision and an exciting milestone ...

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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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