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Your No Excuse Budget

The biggest challenge when it comes to budgeting is getting over any emotions attached to how or why we spend our money.

I want to teach you the No Excuse Budget and how it can help you take control of your money and remove the guessing game.

TIP - Its very important that you do this with anyone that you share finances with ( for example your spouse ). Doing this process alone is impactful but it doesn't work to it fullest unless you complete this together if you have a significant partner in your life.  

P.S. Can I count on you to call us when any friends, family or coworkers are looking to buy, sell or refinance a home?  We'd love to help! You can just text/call me at 480.553.8770.

Why The No-Cost Refinance Makes Sense – Buy Now, Build Equity, and Save Big in 2024

By Kevin Brierton Team | December 5, 2023

Owning a home is a crucial part of finding financial freedom, but deciding when to make the move into homeownership is never an easy decision. That decision is especially hard today with home prices and mortgage rates at record highs. Buying a home now would likely come with a housing payment that is significantly higher…

Is Owning a Home Still the American Dream for Younger Buyers?

By Kevin Brierton Team | November 30, 2023

Kevin Brierton – 11.30.2023 Everyone has their idea of the American Dream, and it’s different for each person. But, in a recent survey by Bankrate, people were asked about the achievements they believe represent the American Dream the most. The answers show that owning a home still claims the #1 spot for many Americans today (see graph below):…

Why the Economy Won’t Tank the Housing Market

By Kevin Brierton Team | November 29, 2023

Kevin Brierton – 11.29.2023 If you’re worried about a coming recession, you’re not alone. Over the past couple of years, there’s been a lot of recession talk. And many people worry, if we do have one, it would cause the unemployment rate to skyrocket. Some even fear that a spike in unemployment would lead to…

Are the Top 3 Housing Market Questions on Your Mind?

By Kevin Brierton Team | November 28, 2023

Kevin Brierton – 11.28.2023 When it comes to what’s happening in the housing market, there’s a lot of confusion going around right now. You may hear one thing in conversation with your friends, see something different on the news, and read something on social media that contradicts both of those thoughts. And, if you’re thinking about making…

Is Wall Street Buying Up All the Homes in America?

By Kevin Brierton Team | November 27, 2023

Kevin Brierton – 11.27.2023 If you’re thinking about buying a home, you may find yourself interested in the latest real estate headlines so you can have a pulse on all the things that could impact your decision. If that’s the case, you’ve probably heard mention of investors and wondered how they’re impacting the housing market right now. That could leave…

Why Homeowners Are Thankful They Own

By Kevin Brierton Team | November 23, 2023

Kevin Brierton – 11.23.2023 Countless people have set out on the exciting journey of homeownership. Ask around and you’ll find the vast majority are thankful they took the leap and bought a home. But why? It’s because of the many emotional and lifestyle benefits that come with being a homeowner. So, if you’re trying to decide…

Home Prices Still Growing – Just at a More Normal Pace

By Kevin Brierton Team | November 22, 2023

Kevin Brierton – 11.22.2023 If you’re feeling a bit muddy on what’s happening with home prices, that’s no surprise. Some people are still saying prices are falling, even though data proves otherwise. Part of that misconception is that people are getting their information from unreliable sources. But it’s also coming from some media coverage misrepresenting what the data…

Are There Actually More Homes for Sale Right Now?

By Kevin Brierton Team | November 21, 2023

Kevin Brierton – 11.21.2023 If you’re looking to make a move, you want to be sure you have the latest information on the housing market. To help make that possible, here’s an update on the supply of homes for sale today. Whether you’re looking to buy or sell, the number of homes available in your local market matters…

Is Your House the Top Thing on a Buyer’s Wish List this Holiday Season?

By Kevin Brierton Team | November 20, 2023

Kevin Brierton – 11.20.2023 This time every year, homeowners who are planning to move have a decision to make: sell now or wait until after the holidays. Some sellers with homes already on the market may even remove their listing until the new year. But the truth is, many buyers want to purchase a home for the…

People Are Still Moving, Even with Today’s Affordability Challenges

By Kevin Brierton Team | November 16, 2023

Kevin Brierton – 11.16.2023 If you’re thinking about buying or selling a home, you might have heard that it’s tough right now because mortgage rates are higher than they’ve been over the past few years, and home prices are rising. That much is true. Take a look at the graph below. It breaks down how the current affordability situation stacks up to recent…

P.S. Can I count on you to contact me if you hear that a friend, family or coworker is looking to buy, sell or refinance? Call/Text 480.553.8770 - We'd be honored to help them too!