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    Home Mortgage Rates by Decade [INFOGRAPHIC]

    By Pick Pina Group | February 19, 2021

    Some Highlights Mortgage interest rates have dropped considerably over the past year, and compared to what we’ve seen in recent decades, it’s a great time to buy a home. Locking in a low rate today could save you thousands of dollars over the lifeti... Read More

    Will Low Mortgage Rates Continue through 2021?

    By Pick Pina Group | February 18, 2021

    With mortgage interest rates hitting record lows so many times recently, some are wondering if we’ll see low rates continue throughout 2021, or if they’ll start to rise. Recently, Freddie Mac released their quarterly forecast, noting: “The average 30-year fixed-rate mortgage hit a record low over a dozen times in 2020 and the low interest […] Read More

    3 Ways Home Equity Can Have a Major Impact on Your Life

    By Pick Pina Group | February 17, 2021

    There have been a lot of headlines reporting on how homeowner equity (the difference between the current market value of your home and the amount you owe on your mortgage) has dramatically increased over the past few years. CoreLogic indicated that equity increased for the average homeowner by $17,000 in the last year alone. ATTOM […] Read More

    Millennials: Is It Time to Buy a Bigger Home?

    By Pick Pina Group | February 16, 2021

    In today’s housing market, all eyes are on millennials. Not only are millennials the largest generation, but they’re also currently between 25 and 40 years old. These are often considered prime homebuying years when many people begin to form their own households and invest in real estate. If you’re like many millennials who are spending […] Read More

    3 Ways You’ll Win When You Buy a Home This Year

    By Pick Pina Group | February 15, 2021

    There are so many great reasons to purchase a home, and over the past year, we’ve realized more of them than we ever thought possible. If you’re a first-time homebuyer, having a home of your own can give you a greater sense of security and accomplishment in a time that’s largely uncertain. If you’re a […] Read More

    Why It’s Easy to Fall in Love with Homeownership [INFOGRAPHIC]

    By Pick Pina Group | February 12, 2021

    Some Highlights Homeownership provides comfort, stability, and security, and it makes you feel more connected to your community. Your home is something to be proud of and is uniquely yours, so you can customize it to your heart’s desire. If you’re r... Read More

    47% of New Buyers Surprised by How Affordable Homes Are Today

    By Pick Pina Group | February 11, 2021

    Headlines matter. Right now, it’s hard to read about real estate without seeing a headline that suggests homes have become unaffordable for most Americans. In reality, there’s hard evidence that shows how owning a home is more affordable than renting in most parts of the country, as record-low interest rates are keeping monthly mortgage payments […] Read More

    The Luxury Market Is Attracting Buyers in 2021

    By Pick Pina Group | February 10, 2021

    As more people continue to identify their changing needs this year, some are turning to the upscale housing sector for more space or finer features. In their most recent Luxury Market Report, the Institute for Luxury Home Marketing (ILHM) shares: “In a snapshot of 2020, despite the devasting effects of the coronavirus pandemic, the luxury […] Read More