Posts Covering Real Estate News
March 20, 2018 in Real Estate News
Though Millennials may be known as tech-savvy disruptors to many, data shows they’re more traditional than most think. In fact, according to the National Association of Realtors, Millennial homebuyers consider proximity to friends and family more of a factor than either Generation Xers or young Baby Boomers.
March 19, 2018 in Real Estate News
Rising home prices might be getting buyers down, but for already existing homeowners? They’re offering serious financial benefits. According to new data from CoreLogic, the average homeowner saw their home equity jump by more than $15,000 last year alone – the biggest increase in four years.
March 16, 2018 in Real Estate News
Can a home equal happiness? If you buy a house in Fremont, California it just might. According to a new ranking, Fremont is the nation’s happiest city, boasting ample health, employment and community opportunities.
March 15, 2018 in Real Estate News
Single women home buyers may make up one of the biggest segments of the market, but that doesn’t mean the world is their oyster. According to a new ranking, while some states offer women prime opportunities for employment, health, safety and overall well-being, just as many don’t. And most of those sub-par states? They’re in the South.
March 14, 2018 in Real Estate News
We all know it costs to buy a home. But what if your city actually helped you with those costs, giving you free land, cash grants and other financial incentives just to move there? In a handful of American towns, that’s exactly what buyers can expect.
March 8, 2018 in Real Estate News
Love sunshine and oranges? Ready to buy your first home? Then you might want to pack your bags and head to Tampa, Florida. According to a new ranking, it’s the No. 1 spot in the nation for first-time home buyers.
March 6, 2018 in Real Estate News
It seems home buyers are starting to look outside major metro areas – and even major suburbs, in order to find their dream homes. According to new data, demand is rising in outlier housing markets across the nation, with Spokane, Washington leading the pack.
March 2, 2018 in Real Estate News
It looks like 2018 is going to be a big year for the home remodeling market. According to new data, home improvement projects will clock in around $340 billion across the country this year – a jump of 7.5 percent over 2017.
March 1, 2018 in Real Estate News
Property taxes vary greatly across the country, either representing a mere blip on the radar or a massive, savings-depleting annual cost. Want to make sure yours fall into the former category? Then avoid New Jersey – and head to Hawaii.
February 27, 2018 in Real Estate News
Home buyers in San Francisco may be in luck. According to a new ranking, the city saw the most growth in new construction last year – and rates are still climbing.
February 22, 2018 in Real Estate News
State capitals are some of the nation’s biggest and most bustling cities. But how many are actually good places to put down roots and buy a home? According to a new ranking, only a few.
February 21, 2018 in Real Estate News
Homes are selling like hotcakes. According to a new report from real estate firm RE/MAX, last month was the fastest-selling January in the last nine years.
February 19, 2018 in Real Estate News
Could our housing inventory woes be on the way out? According to new data, it very well could be.
February 14, 2018 in Real Estate News
If you’re looking for a crime-free place to buy a house, it’s time to move Northeast. According to a new list from NeighborhoodScout, the region is home to many of the nation’s safest cities. The South, on the other hand, lays claim to the country’s most dangerous ones.
February 12, 2018 in Real Estate News
A new survey shows that when renters buy a home, it will likely be a lifestyle change that motivates them – either getting married, starting a family or retiring. And according to one economist, as Millennial marriages and pregnancies rise in 2018, it should equal a rise in housing demand as well.
Tips for landlords: how to avoid tenants who are identity thieves
February 8, 2018 in Real Estate News
It’s the moment everyone’s been waiting for. According to the latest Home Price Index Report from CoreLogic, housing prices are finally turning around, and by the time January’s numbers are in, could even be on the decline.
New tax cuts for landlords mean that if you don't actively manage rentals yourself, the government has a present for you in the form of a 20 percent deduction.
February 6, 2018 in Real Estate News
Rising home prices or not, it appears the American dream of homeownership is still very much alive. According to a new survey, 32 percent of American say they’ll actually buy a home in the next five years.
February 2, 2018 in Real Estate News
If you’re looking to live in an up-and-coming area but can’t afford the price tag that typically comes with one, you may want to consider D.C.’s Hillcrest community. According to a new list, it’s one of 2018’s “hottest neighborhoods within reach.”
2018 Conforming, FHA, & VA Loan Limits
Mortgage loan limits for every U.S. county, as published by Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac, the Federal Housing Administration (FHA), and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)