Real Estate News 4/1/19
The majority of Americans—79 percent recently surveyed—still believe that owning a home is a vital component of achieving the American dream, according to a Bankrate.com survey of more than 2,000 consumers. Americans placed achieving homeownership ahead of...
Home-Related Ideas for Using Your Tax Refund
Tax Day is just a few weeks away, like most Americans, you’re likely expecting a tax refund soon. While splurging on a dream trip or putting it in a savings account are both worthy of your refund, there are other things you could do that would make more financial sense.
Check out these...
Real Estate News 3/25/19
According to the Census Bureau’s Housing Vacancy Survey (HVS), the U.S. homeownership rate increased in the last quarter of 2018 and now stands at 64.8%. The national homeownership rate is on a sustainable upward trend, after dropping to a cycle low of 62.9% in the second...
Beyond Your Credit Score: How The Property Affects How Much You Can Afford
When talking about the affordability of a home, the focus is usually on how much you qualify for, your income, and your monthly bills. But did you know that the property itself also affects how much you can afford?
Even homes that are priced the same and are in the same neighborhood can have...
Real Estate News 3/18/19
Single-family rent prices recorded a 3.1 percent increase in December, according to new data from CoreLogic. This is slightly higher than the 2.9 percent increase recorded in December 2017. CoreLogic determined that national rent growth was primarily...