Carlos Cardenas's Blog Posts

New Index Reveals Impact of COVID-19 on Real Estate

New Index Reveals Impact of COVID-19 on Real EstateEarlier this month, realtor.com announced the release of their initial Housing Recovery Index, a weekly guide showing how the

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#1 Financial Benefit of Homeownership: Family Wealth

#1 Financial Benefit of Homeownership: Family WealthWhile growing up, we were taught by our parents and grandparents that owning a home is a financially savvy move. They explained how a mortgage is

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Will the Housing Market Turn Around This Year?

Will the Housing Market Turn Around This Year?Today, many people are asking themselves if they should buy or sell a home in 2020. Some have shifted their plans or put them on hold over the past

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Impact of the Coronavirus on the U.S. Housing Market

Impact of the Coronavirus on the U.S. Housing MarketThe Coronavirus (COVID-19) has caused massive global uncertainty, including a U.S. stock market correction no one could have seen.

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Three Reasons Why Pre-Approval Is the First Step in the 2020 Homebuying Journey

Three Reasons Why Pre-Approval Is the First Step in the 2020 Homebuying JourneyWhen the number of buyers in the housing market outnumbers the number of homes for sale, it’s

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Make the Dream of Homeownership a Reality in 2020

Make the Dream of Homeownership a Reality in 2020In 1963, Martin Luther King, Jr. led and inspired a powerful movement with his famous I Have a Dream speech. Through his passion and

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Why Now Is the Perfect Time to Sell Your House

Why Now Is the Perfect Time to Sell Your HouseAs a homeowner, it’s always tempting to dream about the next big project you’re going to tackle. The possibilities are endless. Should I

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3 perspectivas de los expertos sobre el inventario en el mercado actual

3 perspectivas de los expertos sobre el inventario en el mercado actual 29 29UTC julio 29UTC 2019  First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market

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Before You Look for Your Dream Home: Know What You Want vs. What You Need!

Before You Look for Your Dream Home: Know What You Want vs. What You Need!In this day and age of being able to shop for anything anywhere, it is really important to know what you’re looking

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Stop Wondering What Your Budget Is & Get Pre-Approved!

Stop Wondering What Your Budget Is & Get Pre-Approved!In many markets across the country, the number of buyers searching for their dream homes outnumbers the number of homes for sale.

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New Research Shows Housing Is Affordable For First-Time Buyers

New Research Shows Housing Is Affordable For First-Time BuyersHome prices have been on the rise for the last seven years, leading many housing market analysts to conclude that first-time homebuyers

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Homeowners: Now Is A Good Time To Sell Your House

Homeowners: Now Is A Good Time To Sell Your HouseEvery month, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) releases their Seller Traffic Index as a part of their Realtors

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Millennial Mythbuster - Homeownership Is Not Out of the Question

Some Millennials still believe they will never be able to afford a down payment. This isn't true! Let's get together to talk about homeownership- it isn't as much of a stretch as you may!

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5 Reasons To Sell Your House This Spring!

5 Reasons To Sell Your House This Spring!Here are five compelling reasons listing your home for sale this spring makes sense.1. Demand Is StrongThe latest Buyer Traffic Index from the 

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Data Says April is the Best Month to List Your Home for Sale

Data Says April is the Best Month to List Your Home for SaleThe spring housing market is off to the races! The inventory of homes for sale is increasing, buyers are out in force, and interest rates

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Your Tax Refund Is The Key To Homeownership!

Your Tax Refund Is The Key To Homeownership!According to data released by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Americans can expect an estimated average refund of $3,143 this year

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Your Tax Refund Is The Key To Homeownership!

Your Tax Refund Is The Key To Homeownership!According to data released by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Americans can expect an estimated average refund of $3,143 this year

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No Worries… Home Prices Coming in for a SOFT Landing

No Worries… Home Prices Coming in for a SOFT LandingHome prices have appreciated considerably over the last five years. This has some concerned that we may be in for another dramatic

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3 Things You Need in a Shifting Real Estate Market

3 Things You Need in a Shifting Real Estate MarketWhether you are thinking of selling your house or buying a home, today’s real estate headlines can be confusing – perhaps even.

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The Best Time to List Your House? TODAY!

The Best Time to List Your House? TODAY!You may have heard that the housing market is softening. There is no doubt that buyer traffic has decreased. There are fewer purchasers in the market than

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When's the Best Time to Sell Your House?

Waiting until spring to list your house no longer makes sense. Most listings come to market between April and June, so waiting to list means you'll be met with a ton of competition. Let's get

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Home Inspections What To Expect

Home Inspections What To ExpectSo you made an offer, it was accepted, and now your next task is to have the home inspected prior to closing. Oftentimes, agents make your offer contingent on a clean

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Dont Wait To Sell Your House Buyers Are Out Now

Dont Wait To Sell Your House Buyers Are Out NowRecently released data from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) suggests that now is a great time to sell your home. The concept of &lsquo

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Drop In Inventory Fuels Sales Slowdown

Some Highlights:Existing Home Sales are now at an annual pace of 5.46 million.Inventory of existing homes for sale dropped to a 4-month supply, marking the 35th month in a row of declines.The median

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Homeownership A Man Is Not A Complete Man Unless He Owns A House

Homeownership: “A Man Is Not a Complete Man, Unless He Owns a House”The famous quote by Walt Whitman, “A man is not a whole and complete man, unless he owns a house and the ground

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When Is a Good Time to Rent? Not Now!

When Is a Good Time to Rent? Not Now!People often ask if now is a good time to buy a home, but nobody ever asks whether or not it’s a good time to rent. Regardless, we want to make certain

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Homes More Affordable Today Than 1985 And 2000

Homes More Affordable Today Than 1985 And 2000Rising home prices have many concerned that the average family will no longer be able to afford the most precious piece of the American Dream –

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New Listing Coming To The Market Next Week In Pembroke Pines Encantada

COMING SOON IN PEMBROKE PINES- ENCANTADA 5/3 WITH A POOL OVER 3,000 SQ FT  COMPLETELY REMODELED  REGISTER TO PREVIEW IT BEFORE IT GOES ON THE MARKET NEXT WEEK. $614,900text

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Millionaire To Millennials Owning Your Home Can Help You Retire Sooner

Millionaire To Millennials Owning Your Home Can Help You Retire Sooner!In a CNBC article, self-made millionaire David Bach explained that: “Buying a home is the escalator to wealth in America.

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Have You Outgrown Your Starter Home?

Have You Outgrown Your Starter Home?For many Americans, buying their first home is their first taste of achieving part of the American Dream. There is a sense of pride that comes along with owning

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Housing Market Another Gigantic Difference Between 2008 And 2018

Housing Market Another Gigantic Difference Between 2008 And 2018Some are attempting to compare the current housing market to the market leading up to the “boom and bust” that we

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Buying Remains Cheaper Than Renting

Buying Remains Cheaper Than RentingThe latest Rent vs. Buy Report from Trulia shows that homeownership is still cheaper than renting in 98 of the 100 largest metro areas in the United States. If you

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How Supply And Demand Impacts Real Estate Values

The price of any item is determined by the supply of that item, as well as the demand for that item in its market. The same is true in real estate. As the inventory of homes available for sale

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What Does the Future Hold for Home Prices?

Home prices are at the top of everyone’s minds. Can they maintain their current pace of appreciation? Will rising mortgage rates negatively impact home values? Will the next economic slowdown

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Are Home Prices Softening or Are They Falling?

We are beginning to see reports that more housing inventory is coming to the market and that buyer demand may not be increasing at the same pace it did earlier this year. The result will be many

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5 consejos para inicial la búsqueda de su casa

5 consejos para inicial la búsqueda de su casa 17 17UTC octubre 17UTC 2018  First Time Home Buyers, For BuyersEn el mercado de bienes raíces actual con un inventario bajo que

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Aun Cree Que Necesita Un 1520 De Pago Inicial Para Comprar Una Casa Pinselo De Nuevo

¿Aun cree que necesita un 15-20 % de pago inicial para comprar una casa? ¡Piénselo de nuevo! 24 24UTC octubre 24UTC 2018  Down Payments, First Time Home Buyers, For

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Are You Spending TOO Much On Rent

Are You Spending TOO Much on Rent?Chances are if you are renting you are spending too much of your income on your monthly housing expense. There is a long-standing ‘rule’ that a

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Su Trabajo Extra Le Comprara Una Casa Este 2019

¿Su trabajo extra le comprará una casa este año?La preocupación principal para la mayoría de los compradores de vivienda por primera vez es su capacidad para

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