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November 16, 2017 in Real Estate News
If you thought mortgage lenders were tough on those with a less-than-great credit score, think again. In many cities, it's harder to rent with a low credit score than to buy a home.
Tax reform is trying to make its way through Congress. If passed, what would it mean for the everyday home buyer and home owner?
With housing heating up, people are able to makes moves they might have been putting off. And some nice towns have reaped the benefit of that -- including San Diego, California.
An increase in new home construction is good for today's homebuyers.
Post-hurricane jobs numbers not as strong as expected The October jobs report is in, and the numbers are a mixed bag. The U.S. economy added 261,000 nonfarm payroll jobs in October, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. A hiring rebound at restaurants and bars impacted by recent hurricanes helped boost numbers. However, October's jobs […]
Millennials impacting the housing market According to one national housing trend report, first-time buyers make up 47 percent of all purchases. Half of those buyers are under 36 years old. It's safe to say that (finally!) millennials comprise a large segment of homebuyers. Millennials only group "moving up" in homeownership The Zillow report indicated that […]
Is it the right time to become a homeowner? Many home buyers and sellers believe that it is. And with interest rates still below 4 percent, you should probably consider homeownership as well.
Rising rents don't just make monthly existence hard for enters. They harm the economy for many of the rest of us.
If you like amenities but crave a small town atmosphere, these best small cities deliver. And hey are mostly in the northeast,
if you;re looking for affordable big cities, you know it's a tough ask. But we've just made it a little easier with this list of most and least affordable big cities.
Want to save on closing costs? Try moving to a different state. Costs differ substantially by location. If that's not possible, however, we have more tips for you at The Mortgage Reports.
It's a jungle out there for home buyers Pending home sales remained unchanged in September from the downwardly revised reading of 106 in August, on the National Association of Realtors’ Pending Home Sales Index. Pending home sales: Was it Irma's fault? The index measures future market activity based on contract signings. September’s reading is the […]
New home sales are rising. And so is inventory, finally, as builders attempt to keep up with demand.
Housing markets are coming up roses, even though summer's over. Here's what you need to know if you're buying or selling today.
October 25, 2017 in Real Estate News
The new Amazon delivery service gives carriers the ability to unlock your front door to leave packages Ever bought a package on Amazon and thought, "I hope no one takes it off my front step?" Well, Amazon has announced a new program that will allow deliveries inside your home... when you're not home. Welcome to […]
4 U.S. cities ranked among world's most affordable Houston, Texas has some of the most affordable housing in the world. According to Bloomberg's recent Global City Housing Affordability Index, it's one of just four U.S. cities to make the top 10 list. The index considers average housing cost as a percentage of monthly income. The world's most […]
Millennials are moving to the suburbs in rural areas in suburbs now that they're able to purchase more. Not only that, but they're buying bigger cars.
October 21, 2017 in Real Estate News
According to a research study, 25 million adult children ages 25-35 years old are moving back to their parent's; the highest it's been since the 1940's.
The South takes the cake If you're looking to buy a home in this fall, you might want to consider heading south. According to Ten-X's fall 2017 Top Single-Family Housing Markets Report, that's where the majority of the nation's strongest markets lie. In fact, the Lone Star State alone claimed the top three spots. Texas […]
Today's housing market is churning -- full of buyers and sellers -- for good reason.Money is available and inventory is improving.
2017 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)