The First Step: Getting Pre-Approved for a Mortgage [INFOGRAPHIC]

KCM Crew  |  March 1, 2024

Some HighlightsIf you’re looking to buy a home in 2024, getting pre-approved is a key piece of the puzzle. Mortgage pre-approval means a lender checks your finances an… Read more

Why We Aren't Headed for a Housing Crash

KCM Crew  |  February 29, 2024

If you’re holding out hope that the housing market is going to crash and bring home prices back down, here’s a look at what the data shows. And spoiler alert: that’s n… Read more

Why You Want an Agent’s Advice for Your Move

KCM Crew  |  February 28, 2024

No matter how you slice it, buying or selling a home is a big decision. And when you’re going through any change in your life and you need some guidance, what do you d… Read more

Why Today’s Housing Supply Is a Sweet Spot for Sellers

KCM Crew  |  February 27, 2024

Wondering if it still makes sense to sell your house right now? The short answer is, yes. And if you look at the current number of homes for sale, you’ll see two reaso… Read more

The Truth About Down Payments

KCM Crew  |  February 26, 2024

If you’re planning to buy your first home, saving up for all the costs involved can feel daunting, especially when it comes to the down payment. That might be because … Read more

How Changing Mortgage Rates Impact You [INFOGRAPHIC]

KCM Crew  |  February 23, 2024

Some HighlightsIf you’re looking to buy a home, it’s important to know how mortgage rates impact what you can afford and how much you’ll pay each month.That’s because … Read more

Expert Home Price Forecasts for 2024 Revised Up

KCM Crew  |  February 22, 2024

Over the past few months, experts have revised their 2024 home price forecasts based on the latest data and market signals, and they’re even more confident prices will… Read more

Some Experts Say Mortgage Rates May Fall Below 6% Later This Year

KCM Crew  |  February 21, 2024

There’s a lot of confusion in the market about what’s happening with day-to-day movement in mortgage rates right now, but here’s what you really need to know: compared… Read more

Strategic Tips for Buying Your First Home

KCM Crew  |  February 20, 2024

Buying your first home is a big, exciting step and a major milestone that has the power to improve your life. As a first-time homebuyer, it's a dream you can make come… Read more

Sit Down with the Soekawa's

Alicia and Michael Soekawa

Sit Down with the Soekawa's

This podcast is run by a husband and wife team that owns a real estate brokerage in Richmond, Virginia. We share details about running a business, being married all while having kids and growing a family both professionally and personally. 

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The Collaborative offers unsurpassed market knowledge, skilled negotiations and will be your trusted advisor. Their years of full-time experience have given them a clear understanding of the mindset of home buyers and sellers and a thorough understanding of the regional marketplace.