Foreclosures and Bankruptcies Won’t Crash the Housing Market

Kevin Brierton – 10.31.2023 If you’ve been following the news recently, you might have seen articles about an increase in foreclosures and bankruptcies. That could make you feel uneasy, especially if you’re thinking about buying or selling a house. But the truth is, even though the numbers are going up, the data shows the housing market isn’t headed for a crisis.…

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Home Prices Are Not Falling

Kevin Brierton – 10.3.2023 During the fourth quarter of last year, some housing experts projected home prices were going to crash in 2023. The media ran with those forecasts and put out headlines calling for doom and gloom in the housing market. All of this negative news coverage made a lot of people have doubts about the strength…

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Don’t Expect a Flood of Foreclosures

Kevin Brierton – 8.16.2023 The rising cost of just about everything from groceries to gas right now is leading to speculation that more people won’t be able to afford their mortgage payments. And that’s creating concern that a lot of foreclosures are on the horizon. While it’s true that foreclosure filings have gone up a bit compared…

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Oops! Home Prices Didn’t Crash After All

Kevin Brierton – 6.5.2023 During the fourth quarter of last year, many housing experts predicted home prices were going to crash this year. Here are a few of those forecasts: Jeremy Siegel, Russell E. Palmer Professor Emeritus of Finance at the Wharton School of Business: “I expect housing prices fall 10% to 15%, and the…

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Why Today’s Housing Market Is Not About To Crash

Kevin Brierton – 5.9.2023 There’s been some concern lately that the housing market is headed for a crash. And given some of the affordability challenges in the housing market, along with a lot of recession talk in the media, it’s easy enough to understand why that worry has come up. But the data clearly shows…

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Why Today’s Foreclosure Numbers Are Nothing Like 2008

Kevin Brierton – 4.27.2023 You’ve likely seen headlines about the number of foreclosures climbing in today’s housing market. That may leave you with a few questions, especially if you’re thinking about buying a house. Understanding what they really mean is mission-critical if you want to know the truth about what’s happening today. According to a…

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