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Homeownership as an Investment: The Role of Price Appreciation

We recently posted on the results from the latest Home Price Expectation Survey (HPES) showing where residential home prices are headed over the next five years. 156 more words

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You’ve made up your mind to buy a home, now what?

After much thought and going back and forth you have decided to buy a home and you are thinking, “where do I start?” Well just like buying a car you need to find out how much you can afford. 394 more words


Freddie Mac: Rising apartment rents aren't turning more renters into homeowners

by Dan Rafter

Are U.S. adults buying more homes now that apartment rents are on the rise?

It doesn’t look like it. According to the latest research from Freddie Mac, most renters are staying with apartment living even as rents in cities across the country continue to creep higher. 193 more words


Turning Your Home Into Rental Property

In a slow housing market when owner plans to move, converting a home into rental property is a smart option. It helps to manage property expenses and allow landlord to plan necessary move while some buy the house with an intention of turning it into a rental right from the start. 209 more words

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Poem: Competitive Real Estate

There are no houses left.

In the blind striving I can see
stuttering behind your wide eyes
mistaking a tide of numbers
for enthusiasm.

All I wanted… 67 more words


“Lagging Supply” Leads to Slowdown in Sales

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) recently released the results of their Existing Home Sales Report. Despite the fact that properties are selling faster than they have at any other time since July of 2013, existing home sales declined 3.3% from March. 433 more words

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Ready To Shop For Real Estate? Read This First!

Purchasing properties can be scary, particularly if you have never done so before. You may see a significant return from this investment, though, and the right piece of property can really boost your wealth. 17 more words