Why High-Flying U.S. Home Prices Seen Getting Another Jolt

Why High-Flying U.S. Home Prices Seen Getting Another Jolt The U.S. housing market’s storyline for the last several years has been one of steady demand and limited supply, pushing prices ever higher. Now, a new chapter has opened up for the industry and its customers: soaring costs for building materials. Reports on Tuesday underscored both … Continue reading Why High-Flying U.S. Home Prices Seen Getting Another Jolt

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Did you buy a home in 1998 in these cities?

~ a little jealous that Riverside is not the list as I bought my 1st home here in 1998, but our value has tripled and we have a long term rental that will last well into our retirement 😉 ~ If You Bought a Home in 1998 in One of These 10 Cities, You Might … Continue reading Did you buy a home in 1998 in these cities?

Renting the Dream: The Rise of Single-Family Rentals

~ have you read this? possibly not as this was published by The Terner Center for Housing Innovation UC Berkeley, but it is interesting ~ Renting the Dream: The Rise of Single-Family Rentals Tenants living in single-family homes in the United States represent the fastest growing segment in the housing market today, but neither academic … Continue reading Renting the Dream: The Rise of Single-Family Rentals

Southern California Home Prices Hit 10 Year High

Southern California home prices jump 10% amid scarcity of sellers Dean Musgrove, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG File photo 7 Comments By Jeff Collins | JeffCollins@scng.com | Orange County Register PUBLISHED: March 21, 2018 at 3:34 pm | UPDATED: March 21, 2018 at 3:53 pm Southern California home prices continued galloping upward at double-digit rates in … Continue reading Southern California Home Prices Hit 10 Year High

Basic Household uses for Bar Soap

24 Uses for a Basic Bar of Soap That May Have Slipped By You (Image credit: Kath Nash | Apartment Therapy) At first blush, a humble bar of soap seems almost like a relic from the past. But even if you don't use bars of soap for hand-washing, there are many reasons to keep them … Continue reading Basic Household uses for Bar Soap

Home Prices Rising

Home prices soar amid fierce rush for dwindling supply U.S. home prices jumped in February as buyers compete fiercely over a dwindling number of properties for sale. The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller national home price index released Tuesday jumped 6.3 percent in February from a year earlier, matching December's increase. That jump was the largest in … Continue reading Home Prices Rising

Tiny houses perfect for your mother-in-law, grown kids or guests

Tiny houses perfect for your mother-in-law, grown kids or guests Whether you've got guests, boomerang kids trying to get on their feet, or an aging parent who shouldn't live alone anymore, where to put them may be an issue. The increased popularity of tiny homes means that these days, there are plenty of talented builders … Continue reading Tiny houses perfect for your mother-in-law, grown kids or guests

Time Warp Homes: Untouched Time Capsule Properties of the Past

Time Warp Homes: Untouched Time Capsule Properties of the Past Time capsule properties Occasionally homeowners leave their properties standing empty, a snapshot of design from the day the front door closed. These rare houses seem to be in a time warp, untouched for decades, giving us a slice of what life was like in years … Continue reading Time Warp Homes: Untouched Time Capsule Properties of the Past

Los Angeles to take steps to curb homelessness

~ what an innovative idea ~ To curb homelessness, LA law would let some housing projects skip environmental review In a unanimous vote Wednesday, the Los Angeles City Council gave the green light to two laws meant to create more homeless housing. As the Los Angeles Times reports, one of the laws would allow certain … Continue reading Los Angeles to take steps to curb homelessness

The Most Popular Dog Breeds in Every State

~ what do you think they are? and do you have the popular one in your state? ~ The Most Popular Dog Breeds in Every State