According to a recent report from CoreLogic, housing prices have made their most significant leap in almost 4 years. Housing prices increased in all 50 states and were 7% higher in March 2018 than they were just a year ago—the biggest jump in pricing since May of 2014. Directly following the jump, consumer confidence in […]
When people think “affordable housing,” they typically think of renting. However, that’s no longer the case. According to Realtor.com’s most recent Market Outlook Report (from September 2017), rents rose year-over-year in an astonishing 78% of counties across the US. In fact, renting has become so unaffordable, it’s officially become more expensive than homeownership. According to […]
If you thought cranky and quirky buyers and sellers presented one of the biggest challenges Realtors face, you may have forgotten about something even more unpredictable: their pets. Real estate industry experts shared the strangest encounters they’ve had with animals. Some are hilarious, while others are downright scary. All will make you think twice the […]
There’s no arguing there’s costs associated with owning a home. But the adverse is also true; there are also definite costs associated with NOT owning a home. The benefits of buying vs. renting has always been a hotly debated topic, with most people believing that — at least in the short term — renting is […]
In the current economic climate, a lot of renters thinking homeownership is out of their reach. But if you think buying a home is out of reach, you might want to think again. According to the National Association of Realtors’ Realtors Confidence® Index, first-time buyers accounted for 29% of all home sales from late 2016 […]
The environments we live in play a big part in our lives. Same goes for the energies in our homes. Take this quiz to find out what kind of energy fills your home!
It is time to celebrate the Irish culture! May you have more luck and happiness for St. Patrick’s Day. If you are planning to prepare something special for the holiday, do not forget to check this recipe. Colcannon is a traditional Irish dish. This is perfect for the entire family!
When you’re looking for a home, you probably have a couple of lists in your head: the must-haves, the nice-to-haves, and the absolute deal-breakers. Unfortunately, most of the places on this list fall into that third category, unless, of course, you’re handy or have a big budget for repairs. Check out these strange but hilarious […]