Monthly Archives: October 2016

Homeownership Rate Rallies

Is the tide turning? The homeownership rate rallied slightly at 63.5 percent in the third quarter, higher than the 62.9 percent rate in the second quarter—the lowest point in more than 50 years, according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s Quarterly … Continue reading

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Return of house flipping eases affordable housing crunch in some states

The number of flipped houses is at a six-year high. But while such rapid turnover helped fuel the housing crisis a decade ago, advocates and analysts say the current wave is helping to ease a shortage of affordable housing in … Continue reading

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The Education Conundrum

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Home Smart Home

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September 2016 Real Estate Activities

        The sale activities of September were very quiet compared to August. There were only 10 recorded solds with no private sales. This was 9 less sales, or a 47% drop. And as of today, there are … Continue reading

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Buy Or Stay?

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New survey from NeighborWorks America shows how student loans and high rent prices weigh on homeownership

Student loan debt and high rent prices continue to worsen the homeownership outlook according to data from the fourth annual hosing survey from NeighborWorks America. Click here to read article.

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A Nation United—and Divided—by Our Homes’ Architectural Styles

It’s worth emphasizing now more than ever: Diversity is what the United States of America is all about. The country, of course, was cobbled together on this very idea—diversity of geography, beliefs, people. And even the homes they live in! … Continue reading

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The 2017 Real Estate Forecast: Hot With A Chance Of Scorching!

According to forecasts just released from the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR), the Mortgage Bankers’ Association (MBA), and Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae, “We can expect a hot year for home sales in 2017,” said Realtor Mag, the NAR’s official … Continue reading

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89% of U.S. Investors Interested in Putting Their Money into Real Estate

Family motivations and optimism around long-term financial stability drives interest to incorporate real estate into investment strategies. Click here to read article.

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