The size of your tax refund depends on where you live

~this is interesting~ The size of your tax refund depends on where you live Last year, the IRS sent $324 billion back to taxpayers. Nearly eight out of 10 received a tax refund worth an average of $2,895. SmartAsset analyzed 2016 data from the IRS to find the average tax refund in each state and … Continue reading The size of your tax refund depends on where you live

The 25 Most Walkable US Cities

The 25 Most Walkable US Cities Take a look at the link below to see a list of walkable cities =) Shout out to CA with 4 cities on the list!  

What You Can Do in 2018 to Make Buying a Home a Reality in 2019

 ~I agree with so many of these! The homebuying process can be overwhelming with the contracts and disclosures making a seemingly endless stack of paperwork. Getting prepared beforehand so that you only need to worry about that paperwork and not the styles or home or neighborhood you would like will help ease the stress tremendously … Continue reading What You Can Do in 2018 to Make Buying a Home a Reality in 2019

Buying a Home is a Top Priority for Americans

Buying a Home is a Top Priority for Americans Americans want to buy homes and they want to buy them as an investment option. According to a study on homebuyers by NerdWallet, a personal finance website, 75 percent Americans say that buying a home was a priority for them. NerdWallet analyzed data of more than … Continue reading Buying a Home is a Top Priority for Americans

The Economy’s Great—Why Is Housing a Problem?

The Economy’s Great—Why Is Housing a Problem? The American housing market is constrained. Not by price so much as by the continuing lack of houses on the market; and this, according to Realtor.com’s "State of the Housing Union" report, released Thursday, is “pressuring potential home buyers striving to attain the American Dream,” despite a strong U.S. … Continue reading The Economy’s Great—Why Is Housing a Problem?

U.S. Mayors Cite Housing Issues as Driver of Migration

~ Not that a lot of us didn't know some of this, but it is interesting to see it on a larger scale ~ U.S. Mayors Cite Housing Issues as Driver of Migration High housing costs are one of the chief factors driving people away from certain cities and into others—that’s according to the results … Continue reading U.S. Mayors Cite Housing Issues as Driver of Migration

This is what success looks like to the average American

~ mine is building wealth comfortably and being able to enjoy my financial successes with my friends and family treating them sports events, concerts and restaurants. What does it mean to you? ~ This is what success looks like to the average American What does “making it” mean to you? A sweet new car? A … Continue reading This is what success looks like to the average American

The poorest county in each state

~ Some useful information in case you are thinking of moving, you can check this before deciding on where to move ~ The Poorest County in Every State The typical U.S. household earned $55,322 in 2016, an increase of $1,433 from the year prior. While income in the United States is increasing overall, so is … Continue reading The poorest county in each state

Bitcoin could change the world even if it crashes

~ Bitcoin will  be tied into the future of Real Estate, make no mistake ~ Bitcoin could change the world even if it crashes The prices of digital currencies like bitcoin, litecoin, ethereum, ripple and others have been all over the map in recent months, soaring more than 1,000 percent before falling sharply amid government … Continue reading Bitcoin could change the world even if it crashes

Starter Homes, Golf and 23 Other Things Millennials Are Killing Off

~ I don't agree to many of these, any you disagree or agree with? ~ Starter Homes, Golf and 23 Other Things Millennials Are Killing Off Every generation gets unfairly maligned. Take it from a Generation Xer (who’s not a slacker) with six baby boomer siblings (who were never hippies). But it’s hard to remember … Continue reading Starter Homes, Golf and 23 Other Things Millennials Are Killing Off