Monthly Archives: November 2015

More Young Adults Live With Their Parents Now Than During the Recession

Family togetherness isn’t just for Thanksgiving dinner. More young adults are now living with their parents than during the recession, according to U.S. Census data. Click here to read article.

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Know the Difference: Fixer Uppers vs. Rehab Homes

Buying a home that needs a little TLC is a great way to develop an investment quickly, but there are varying degrees of “TLC” that you should consider. Click here to read article.

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Renters aren’t saving to buy a house

Looking across the vast spectrum of housing surveys today, most will claim that the majority of renters want to buy a home eventually. That may be, but they’re not saving to do that. Click here to read article.

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The U.S. May Be the World’s Richest Country, But It Ranks 14th in Financial Literacy

By many measures, the U.S. is the world’s wealthiest country—but it’s not because Americans are the best with their finances. Click here to read article.

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Home Buyers: Seven Insights into Confident Decision Marking

Home-buying is multi-tasking on steroids. Are you up for the challenge? Click here to read article.

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The Best Kitchens for Families

It can be easy to get carried away in the kitchen. And we’re not talking about cooking. Click here to read article.

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A Record Share of Young Women Are Living at Home

The Great Recession nudged many millennials back to their parents’ homes, but a new analysis from the Pew Research Center shows the shift has been especially pronounced for young women. Click here to read article.

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October 2015 Real Estate Activities

        A more normal month…11 solds (5 more than September!) with one private sale. The private sale on Lombardy is the highest sold/sqft as well ($1,328). The lowest sold/sqft is less than 50% of that, at $643 … Continue reading

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10 Inexpensive Ways to Create a Spa Bath

The sumptuous spa bath – the kind that makes you forget you have a sink full of dishes, two baskets full of laundry to fold, and two sleeping kids with runny noses on the other side of that door – … Continue reading

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Credit, Mortgages and Your Ability to Buy a Home: It Doesn’t Have to Be Scary

The subprime mortgage crisis is still a wound that hasn’t fully healed for many Americans, serving as a cautionary tales against buying a home, the fact that millions of people lost their homes is hard to forget, and many who … Continue reading

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