• Thinking of Buying a Vacation Home? Why Wait?

    The sales of vacation homes skyrocketed last year. A recent study also revealed that 25% of those surveyed said they’d likely buy a second home, such as a vacation or beach house, to use during retirement. For many Baby Boomers, the idea of... Read More


    Mortgage Lending Leaders and Veteran’s Programs Unite to Honor a Military Hero  Mesa, AZ / April 2, 2014 / The men and women of the United States military make untold sacrifices to serve our nation.  Many of these heroes step... Read More

  • Millennials - Optimistic and Ready to Buy

    A recent survey by the PulteGroup revealed that the Millennial generation has a more optimistic outlook regarding the American economy than other generations. According to the survey, 54% of Millennials believe the economy is in better shape today... Read More

  • The KCM Blog - Five Reasons to Buy a Home Now

    1. Competition is about to Increase Every spring a surge of prospective purchasers enter the housing market. Like you, they will want the best homeavailable in the best location at the best price. They will be competing with you... Read More

  • Buying a Home Less Expensive than Renting!

    Trulia released their Rent vs. Buy Report last week. The report explained that homeownership remains cheaper than renting in all of the 100 largest metro areas by an average of 38%! The other interesting findings in the report include: Even though... Read More

  • Military Hero to Receive a Mortgage-Free Home

    Presentation at Cubs vs. Angels Game on 3/25/14 Phoenix, AZ / March 11, 2014 / A very special presentation will take place on Tuesday, March 25th, 2014 at the new Cubs Park in Mesa.  Just before the first pitch at the Cubs vs. Angels Spring... Read More

  • The KCM Blog Five Reasons to Hire a Real Estate Professional

    The 5 Reasons You NEED a Real Estate Professional in your corner haven’t changed, but rather have been strengthened in recent months with the Federal Government continuing to taper bond purchases and the impact that decision has had... Read More

  • New Single Family Home Sales Very Strong in January

    INFO THAT HITS US WHERE WE LIVE...  Not giving up on the U.S. housing market is clearly the right strategy. Additional proof of this came with latest New Home Sales report. Up a strong 9.6% in January, new single-family home sales... Read More

  • Ways to Boost Your Search Engine Ranking

    The more people who find you online, the more business you'll get. But for more people to find you, you need to land as high as possible in their search results. What's vital here is your search engine optimization, or SEO. Here are 6 SEO tips to... Read More

  • Should I Rent My House If I Cannot Sell It?

    A recent study has concluded that 39% of buyers prefer to rent out their last residence rather than sell it when purchasing their next home. The study cites that many homeowners were able to refinance and “locked in a very low mortgage rate in... Read More

  • Mortgage Availability Improves

    According to a new survey from Fannie Mae, credit availability is improving. For the first time in over three years, the majority of consumers believe it's easier to get a mortgage. Doug Duncan, Fannie Mae's chief economist said, "The gradual upward... Read More

  • The KCM Blog Seth Godin Challenges Real Estate Agents

    In a blog post last week, Quality of production, Seth warned professionals that they have to realize their value is not measured in the same way it has been in the past. What the consumer expects has changed. He explains: "It's entirely... Read More

  • More Americans Confident about Buying

    Last week, Fannie Mae released their January 2014 National Housing Survey results.  Two categories reported all-time survey highs. 52% of respondents thought it would be easy for them to get a home mortgage today 70% of... Read More

  • A Flood of Listings Coming to the Market?

    We have previously talked about the diminishing supply of housing inventory and how it is impacting the real estate market. The situation might be about to change dramatically according to a recent survey by Lending Tree. The survey revealed three... Read More

  • Good News for the Economy Equals Bad News for Rates

    The economy is improving. As an example, the latest employment report showed that the unemployment rate hit a five-year low. We must realize that, as the economic news gets better, the government will consider whether or not to continue the programs... Read More