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    • A Surprising Shift to the ‘Burbs May Be on the Rise

      While many people across the U.S. have traditionally enjoyed the perks of an urban lifestyle, some who live in more populated city limits today are beginning to rethink their current neighborhoods. Being in close proximity to everything from the grocery store to local entertainment is definitely a perk, especially if you can also walk to […]
      Written by KCM Crew
    • Unemployment Report: No Need to Be Terrified

      Last Friday, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released its latest jobs report. It revealed that the economic shutdown made necessary by COVID-19 caused the unemployment rate to jump to 14.7%. Many anticipate that next month the percentage could be even higher. These numbers represent the extreme hardship so many families are experiencing right now. […]
      Written by KCM Crew
    • Will Home Values Appreciate or Depreciate in 2020?

      With the housing market staggered to some degree by the health crisis the country is currently facing, some potential purchasers are questioning whether home values will be impacted. The price of any item is determined by supply as well as the market’s demand for that item. Each month the National Association of Realtors (NAR) surveys […]
      Written by KCM Crew
    • A Day When Americans Can Return to Work [INFOGRAPHIC]

      Some Highlights

      • Taking a moment to reflect upon what we’ve heard from historical leaders can teach us a lot about getting through the many challenges we face today.
      • We're all eager for the day when every American can safely return to work. That day is coming. Timing is everything. Patience is essential.
      • Our courage, strength, and unparalleled resilience will get us there.
      Written by KCM Crew
    • Unemployment: Hope on the Horizon

      Tomorrow, the unemployment rate for April 2020 will be released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. It will hit a peak this country has never seen before, with data representing real families and lives affected by this economic slowdown. The numbers will alarm us. There will be headlines and doomsday scenarios in the media. […]
      Written by KCM Crew
    • Why Home Equity Is a Bright Spark in the Housing Market

      Given how we have seen more unemployment claims than ever before over the past several weeks, fear is spreading widely. Some good news, however, shows that more than 4 million initial unemployment filers have likely already found a new job, especially as industries such as health care, food and grocery stores, retail, delivery, and more […]
      Written by KCM Crew
    • Confused About the Economic Recovery? Here’s Why.

      As we continue to work through the health crisis that plagues this country, more and more conversations are turning to economic recovery. While we look for signs that we’ve reached a plateau in cases of COVID-19, the concern and fear of what will happen as businesses open up again is on all of our minds. […]
      Written by KCM Crew
    • U.S. Homeownership Rate Rises to Highest Point in 8 Years

      For nearly two months, most of us have been following strict stay-at-home orders from our state and local governments. It is a whole new way of life that has put our daily lives on pause. On the other hand, many of us have also found a sense of comfort by slowing down and spending time […]
      Written by KCM Crew
    • U.S. Homeownership Rate Rises to Highest Point in 8 Years

      For nearly two months, most of us have been following strict stay-at-home orders from our state and local governments. It is a whole new way of life that has put our daily lives on pause. On the other hand, many of us have also found a sense of comfort by slowing down and spending time […]
      Written by KCM Crew
    • How to Test-Drive a Neighborhood While Sheltering in Place [INFOGRAPHIC]

      Some Highlights

      • Staying at home doesn’t mean your search for a new place needs to come to a standstill.
      • Check out these tips on how to explore other neighborhoods virtually in the homebuying process. You may find a spot that better suits your needs without ever leaving your living room!
      • Let’s connect today so you have help with all of the additional steps along the way, and you’re ready to make your next move.
      Written by KCM Crew