How to handle your credit after getting pre-approved

If you are buying a home, once you get the pre-approval from your lender, do not touch your credit. Nothing. Don't buy gas. Don't buy groceries. Don't even swipe for a pack of gum. You're going back to the stone age and paying for everythi... Read more

Rates Drop, Home Price Gains Slow

Freddie Mac's chief economist notes, "Mortgage rates are essentially similar to a year ago, but today's buyers have a larger selection of homes and more consumer buying power than they did the last few years." The Mortgage Bankers Asso... Read more

Expert Update

Americans who sold homes in 2018 reaped the biggest profit in 12 years according to the Year-end 2018 U.S. Home Sales Report from ATTOM Data Solutions. Home sellers realized an average home price gain since purchase of $61,000 - up from $50,000 in 2017 an... Read more

Plan for Homeownership

It’s never too early to start planning for homeownership. If you receive a tax return this year, consider these ways to put that money to good use: Pay off debts. By eliminating debt, you decrease your debt‑to-income ratio, which puts you in a ... Read more

4 Reasons to Buy a Home Now

1. PRICES WILL CONTINUE TO RISE It is predicted that home prices will continue to increase at a rate of 5.2% over the next year and to appreciate by more than 3% a year for the next 5 years. Waiting no longer makes sense. 2. MORTGAGE INTERST RATES ARE P... Read more

The Market in a Minute Today

Even though the government shutdown is over for at least the next three weeks, the shutdown has impacted markets, with delayed economic reports keeping investors in the dark. However, there are plenty of economic reports available which may cause concern ... Read more

January 20, 2019

The Markets in a Minute The govenment shutdown, now the longest in U.S. history, hasn't slowed down the economy. It is expected to, however, the longer it continues. Economic data has been affected though, with delays on many reports due to closed a... Read more

January 11, 2019

The Markets in a Minute • The government shutdown, in its third week, hasn't yet shown signs of affecting the economy. However, it has impacted some mortgage programs like USDA. • After a dismal December, stocks are rebounding, helped in pa... Read more

Home Prices Rose in September

A strong October Jobs Report showed more people working than expected. After a disappointing September, the October Jobs Report shined with 271,000 jobs created, well above the 181,000 expected. August's and September's figures were also revised... Read more

owning a home is a good decision

The National Association of Realtors' survey, which polled 1,000 Americans living in the 50 most populous metropolitan statistical areas about their attitudes and concerns about the housing market,found that more than two-thirds (68 percen... Read more

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Konnerth Realty Group
107 South Main Street
Wauconda, IL 60084
Phone: (847) 354 - 8601

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Konnerth Realty Group
107 South Main Street
Wauconda, IL 60084
Phone: (847) 354 - 8601


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