The Cost Across Time [INFOGRAPHIC]
by Shannah Ferrante on 2019-11-22 at 5:00 AM
Some Highlights: With interest rates around 3.66%, now is a great time to look back at where they’ve been over the past few decades. Comparatively, they’re pretty low! According to Freddie Mac, rates are projected to increase to 3.9% by this time next year. The impact your interest rate has on your monthly mortgage payment is significant. An increase of just $20 dollars in your […]
How Long Can This Economic Recovery Last?
by Shannah Ferrante on 2019-11-21 at 5:00 AM
The economy is currently experiencing the longest recovery in our nation’s history. The stock market has hit record highs, while unemployment rates are at record lows. Home price appreciation is beginning to reaccelerate. This begs the question: How long can this economic recovery last? The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) Survey of Economists recently called for
Buyers Are Looking Now. Are You Ready to List...
by Shannah Ferrante on 2019-11-20 at 5:00 AM
Inventory on the market today is low, especially among existing homes in the entry and middle-level tiers of the market. It is hovering well below the 6-month supply typically found in a more normal market, as shown in the graph below: With inventory being one of the biggest housing market challenges today, finding a starter
Here's where the housing shortage is the worst
on 2019-11-22 at 10:11 AM
The supply of homes for sale is falling across the nation, as demand soars and attractive mortgage rates pull buyers off the sidelines.
Airbnb COO leaving company as it navigates...
on 2019-11-22 at 9:30 AM
Airbnb COO Belinda Johnson will step down on March 1. She will also join Airbnb's board.
Boris Johnson's Conservative Party to charge...
on 2019-11-22 at 6:25 AM
The election promise is said to be an effort to reduce prices for first-time buyers and lower earners.
Homeowners Feel Ready to Sell
on 2018-10-08 at 11:02 AM
77 percent of Americans think that now is a good time to sell a home, a new record high.
Trick or Treat Safety Rules for Homeowners
on 2018-10-08 at 10:56 AM
Using bright outdoor lights, LED lights instead of candles, and friction tape on steps to prevent slips will help make Halloween safer for everyone.
Consumers Care About the Environment
on 2018-10-08 at 10:49 AM
American property owners and communities are more concerned about the environment than ever before, and consumer inclinations for walkable communities and energy-efficient homes are on the rise.