Posts by Ben Gerritsen

Mortgage Rates on FIRE! Home Prices Up in Smoke?

February 22nd, 2018 by

By simplify Mortgage interest rates have already risen by over a quarter of a percentage point in 2018. Many are projecting that rates could increase to 5% by the end of the year. What impact will rising rates have on house values? ...[ Read More ]

80% of Renters Believe Homeownership is a Part of Their American Dream

February 21st, 2018 by

By simplify According to the latest Aspiring Home Buyers Profile by the National Association of Realtors (NAR), 82% of surveyed renters desire to own a home in the future, with 80% believing homeownership is a big part of achieving ...[ Read More ]

2 Ways to Get the Most Money from The Sale of Your Home

February 20th, 2018 by

By simplify Every homeowner wants to make sure they maximize their financial reward when selling their home. But how do you guarantee that you receive the maximum value for your house? Here are two keys to ensure that you get the hi...[ Read More ]

Top 5 Reasons to Hire a Real Estate Professional When Buying or Selling!

February 19th, 2018 by

By simplify Whether you are buying or selling a home it can be quite the adventure, which is why you need an experienced real estate professional to guide you on the path to achieving your ultimate goal. But in this world of instant...[ Read More ]

Should I Wait Until Next Year to Buy? Or Buy Now? [INFOGRAPHIC]

February 16th, 2018 by

By simplify Some Highlights: The Cost of Waiting to Buy is defined as the additional funds it would take to buy a home if prices & interest rates were to increase over a period of time. Freddie Mac predicts interest rates to r...[ Read More ]