Archive for the ‘The Housing Market’ Category

First Time Homebuyers: 5 Critical Questions to Ask

It’s the American dream, own your own home and raise your family in it. Buying your own home, actually the home buying process is a difficult and often confusing one. Here are 5 questions you need to ask yourself and discuss with your partner before you buy.

Video Surveillance: Know The Rules and Your Rights

  I am straying  a little from “home” today, but I thought this topic is an important one and needs some attention. I hope you agree, or disagree. Feel free to comment below. I think George Orwell had it right. In his book “1984” George talks about a futuristic society where among other things our […]

4 Tips For A Smoother Home Closing

Purchasing a home can be a sometimes overwhelming process, wrought with emotion. Following these 4 tips will help smooth out those emotions and the entire home buying process. Stay Calm Staying calm in an emotionally charged situation such as home buying is much easier said than done, but it is imperative. Your emotion will spill […]

2015 Cost vs Value Report

Here you will find all types of remodeling projects, the cost of, the scope of, and the amount of money you can expect to recover or get back when you sell.

Millennial’s  Purchasing Smaller, and Less Expensive Homes

Less than 9% of millennial’s purchased new homes compared to 12% among older generation buyers. Millennial’s also showed an increased preference for multi-family condominiums.

Explaining the Generation Terms Gen Y, Baby Boomers……….

We have all heard the generational terms and the personality traits associated with each. Expert opinions vary greatly on some fringe attitudes of each group, but the core of each group remains basically the same. What group do you belong to?

Credit Card Delinquencies; The Real Trends

A “go to” report I have always relied on was the credit card delinquency rates. When things get bad people will pay the mortgage, rent and utility bills but credit cards go to the back of the line.

Student Loan Debt Slowing Real Estate Market

I guess if you work for the government you can put the spin on anything to support your point of view.

The bottom line is that college debt is crippling our children, and it is negatively affecting

Latest Housing Trends Q3 2014

Trends in Kitchen remodeling projects show that changes in floor plan lead the way, followed closely by updating of cabinets and appliances. This speaks well of consumer confidence……………..

Sell Your Home; Features That Help

Rating on a 1 to 10 scale, features people most wanted in their home, master bedroom walk in closets came out on top with an 8.24 rating, followed by a great room, (kitchen, living, and dining combo space) at 7.77. Higher ceilings

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