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Monthly Archives: August 2023

    Buyer Traffic Is Still Stronger than the Norm | The Hornburg Real Estate Group

    By Angela Hornburg | August 31, 2023

    Are you putting off selling your house because you’re worried no one’s buying because of where mortgage rates are? If so, know this: the latest data shows plenty of buyers are still out there, and they’re purchasing homes today. Here’s the data to prove it. The ShowingTime Showing Index is a measure of buyers touring homes. The graph below uses the... Read More

    317 Canterbury Drive Saginaw, TX 76179 | Hornburg Real Estate Group at One West | Blog

    By Angela Hornburg | August 30, 2023

    NEW ON-SITE! Click this link to see the property. Offered for $330,000 A MUST SEE! Updated and move-in ready four bedroom home in a prime location near parks, green spaces, and schools. This home features an open floor plan with plenty of living space for the family. Kitchen boasts all new SS appliances, sink and faucet... Read More

    Why You May Still Want To Sell Your House After All | The Hornburg Real Estate Group

    By Angela Hornburg | August 30, 2023

    Even though you may feel reluctant to sell your house because you don’t want to take on a mortgage rate that’s higher than the one you have now, there’s more to consider. While the financial side of things does matter, your personal needs may actually matter just as much. As an article from Bankrate says: “Deciding whether it’s the right time... Read More

    Gen Z: The Next Generation Is Making Moves in the Housing Market | The Hornburg Real Estate Group

    By Angela Hornburg | August 29, 2023

    Generation Z (Gen Z) is eager to put down their own roots and achieve financial independence. As a result, they’re turning to homeownership. According to the latest Home Buyers and Sellers Generational Trends Report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR), 30% of Gen Z buyers transitioned straight from living under their parents’ roofs to owning their own homes. If... Read More

    Today’s Housing Market Has Only Half the Usual Inventory | The Hornburg Real Estate Group

    By Angela Hornburg | August 28, 2023

    Some Highlights There are only about half the number of homes for sale compared to the last normal years in the market. That means buyers don’t have enough options right now. So, if you work with an agent to list your house, it should be in the spotlight. If you’re thinking of selling, let’s connect so your house can stand out while there’s such a... Read More

    More Jobs and Better Pay Leads to More Buyer Demand | The Hornburg Real Estate Group

    By Angela Hornburg | August 25, 2023

    There’s been talk about a recession for quite a while now. But the economy has been remarkably resilient. Why? One reason is employment and wages have stayed strong. Let’s look at the latest information on each one and why both are good news if you’re thinking about selling your house. More Jobs Are Being Created... Read More

    The 13 Coolest Coffee Shops in Dallas

    By Angela Hornburg | August 24, 2023

    Where to find Metroplex’s best lattes, drip coffee, and specialty drinks. Bloom Cafe Bloom Cafe is a family affair. Pop in and find owner Saria Almaktabi or one of her family members at work. They also love experimenting with the menu, offering limited-time specialty drinks. One could come here every month and try something completely... Read More

    Why You Need a True Expert in Today’s Housing Market | The Hornburg Real Estate Group

    By Angela Hornburg | August 24, 2023

    The housing market continues to shift and change, and in a fast-moving landscape like we’re in right now, it’s more important than ever to have a trusted real estate agent on your side. Whether you’re buying your first home or selling once again, it’s mission critical to work with an expert who can guide you through... Read More

    Why You Don’t Need To Fear the Return of Adjustable-Rate Mortgages | The Hornburg Real Estate Group

    By Angela Hornburg | August 23, 2023

    If you remember the housing crash back in 2008, you may recall just how popular adjustable-rate mortgages (ARMs) were back then. And after years of being virtually nonexistent, more people are once again using ARMs when buying a home. Let’s break down why that’s happening and why this isn’t cause for concern. Why ARMs Have... Read More

    Why Median Home Sales Price Is Confusing Right Now | The Hornburg Real Estate Group

    By Angela Hornburg | August 22, 2023

    The National Association of Realtors (NAR) is set to release its most recent Existing Home Sales (EHS) report tomorrow. This monthly release provides information on the volume of sales and price trends for homes that have previously been owned. In the upcoming release, it’ll likely say home prices are down. This may seem a bit confusing, especially if you’ve been following... Read More