The Spookiest Ghost Stories From All 50 States

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Look who’s fueling America’s hottest housing markets

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~ Very good news ~ Look who's fueling America's hottest housing markets Millennials apparently are buying homes despite the avocado toast. They're just buying in the less-expensive suburbs. And that's fueling a sales boom in the nation's lesser known hamlets, such as Wautauga, Texas, and Hilliard, Ohio, according to new research. "We're finding that the … Continue reading Look who’s fueling America’s hottest housing markets

10 ways new regulations make buying a home harder

10 ways new regulations make buying a home harder The subprime mortgage crisis is history for most Americans, and in its wake federal regulators have implemented rules to try and avoid a repeat of the housing meltdown. Since then, both the economy and housing market have stabilized, yet regulations remain highly restrictive, contributing to some … Continue reading 10 ways new regulations make buying a home harder

These glass houses will take your breath away

~ G O R G E O U S ~ These glass houses will take your breath away It’s hard to believe that five centuries ago glass windows were strictly reserved for religious buildings and the rich. Today, an increasing number of architects are doing away with solid walls, opting instead to create stunning properties … Continue reading These glass houses will take your breath away

The 10 worst things you can say to a mortgage lender

The 10 worst things you can say to a mortgage lender Don't Say These Things to a Mortgage Lender Getting a mortgage loan is an involved process that requires a full examination of your financial background. You’ll likely have to answer countless questions and complete a mountain of documentation. And you’ll probably have your own … Continue reading The 10 worst things you can say to a mortgage lender

States that Generation Xers are leaving — and where they are moving fastest

Generation X is voting with its feet. Here's where they are going, and why Generation X, which consists of Americans from about age 36 to 51, makes up about one-fifth of the U.S. population. Gen Xers are wedged between the baby boomers, the population bulge that followed World War II, and the millennials, who were … Continue reading States that Generation Xers are leaving — and where they are moving fastest

Telltale signs your bargain home is going to cost you

Telltale Signs Your Bargain Home Is Going to Cost You If buying a new home is your next big money move, make sure you’re not settling for something that’s going to cost you much more than you planned. Buying a house in need of repair can mean ample savings in the short term but a … Continue reading Telltale signs your bargain home is going to cost you

The 30 rudest cities in America

~ any experience with this? I personally disagree with Los Angeles, San Diego, Portland, San Francisco and Seattle. Although I do have to admit that LA can seem rough, though I always think it is because of the insane traffic that everyone has to endure ~ The 30 rudest cities in America, where manners are … Continue reading The 30 rudest cities in America

The Best and Worst Thing About Each State

The Best and Worst Thing About Each State Californians are likely proud of Hollywood, but probably not that proud of the air pollution problems some of their cities face. Idahoans no doubt are proud of their potato production, but also unhappy of their state’s history of hate groups. Residents of every state have at least … Continue reading The Best and Worst Thing About Each State

Top 10 Healthiest Housing Markets

Top 10 Healthiest Housing Markets  On Monday, Housing Tides released its monthly housing research and analysis index, reporting that the national index score for market health fell to a value of 70.1 this month—the lowest value since June 2016. The index provides a measure of market health across 41 U.S. metro areas, utilizing 18 market … Continue reading Top 10 Healthiest Housing Markets