Jacob Lawlor's Blog Posts

Millennial Buying Power Poised to Boost Homeownership (1)

In a recent article by Realtor Magazine, Mark Fleming, Chief Economist of First American Financial Corporation, notes,“The largest group of millennials by birth year will

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What’s the Latest on Interest Rates?

What’s the Latest on Interest Rates?Mortgage rates have fallen by over a full percentage point since Q4 of 2018, settling at near-historic lows. This is big news for buyers looking to get more

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Everybody Calm Down! This Is NOT 2008

Everybody Calm Down! This Is NOT 2008Last week realtor.com released the results of a survey that produced three major revelations:53% of home purchasers (first-time and repeat

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A Recession Does Not Equal a Housing Crisis

A Recession Does Not Equal a Housing Crisis [INFOGRAPHIC]Some Highlights:There is plenty of talk in the media about a pending economic slowdown.The good news is, home values actually increased in 3

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The Benefits of Growing Equity in Your Home

The Benefits of Growing Equity in Your HomeOver the last couple of years, we’ve heard quite a bit about rising home prices. Today, expert projections still forecast continued growth, just at a

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