This is Americans’ average debt by age

~ Try this Debt Payoff Calculator if you would like to reverse any of this ~ This is Americans' average debt by age Americans have fallen back in love with debt. Total household debt—a category that includes mortgages, student loans, and car loans along with credit card and other debt—dipped in the wake of the … Continue reading This is Americans’ average debt by age

2nd-Time Homebuyers Would Rather Have a Laundry Room Than a Living Room

~ do you agree? A laundry room is not very important to me, pantry space is my highest commodity ~ Second-Time Homebuyers Would Rather Have a Laundry Room Than a Living Room Nearly three out of four (72%) house hunters who have owned a home before say a laundry room would be an "essential" feature … Continue reading 2nd-Time Homebuyers Would Rather Have a Laundry Room Than a Living Room

Worst Corruption Scandal in Each State

~ with these crazy political times I thought this was a interesting look back, I remember the City of Bell scandal, what about you? ~ Worst Corruption Scandal in Each State With a nearly daily barrage of stories questioning the ethics of the Trump administration, and a political campaign in 2016 that focused on the … Continue reading Worst Corruption Scandal in Each State

Salary needed to be in top 50% of earners

Here's the salary you need to be in the top 50% of earners in 30 major US cities If you're working toward earning a salary that will deem you "rich" in your city, it may take some time. One benchmark you can use on your way to wealth: Making it into the top 50% of … Continue reading Salary needed to be in top 50% of earners

The Impact Of Real Estate Seasonality

The Impact Of Real Estate Seasonality We have all heard it before: real estate is as cyclical as the day is long. In the last decade alone, we have seen the real estate market extend to both ends of the spectrum. While it’s currently firing on all cylinders at the moment, 2007 saw what would … Continue reading The Impact Of Real Estate Seasonality

California measure could spur more seniors to sell homes, easing the state’s housing crunch

California measure could spur more seniors to sell homes, easing the state's housing crunch A California voter measure that expands the portability of a property tax break for homeowners age 55 and up could help ease the state's housing shortage. Supporters say passage of the measure could encourage older homeowners with larger homes to downsize … Continue reading California measure could spur more seniors to sell homes, easing the state’s housing crunch

30 cities where you can buy a house for under $100,000

~ surprised to see some of the cities as they are pretty metropolitan, not surprised CA is not included ~ 30 cities where you can buy a house for under $100K Sale price is not the only measure of how affordable a home is, but it is certainly a major factor. Although finding an affordable … Continue reading 30 cities where you can buy a house for under $100,000

How REO Sales Impact Home Prices

~we don't have a REO market to speak of in CA, but this is interesting still~ How REO Sales Impact Home Prices With markets across the country suffering from pronounced inventory shortages, it would seem that anything that puts more homes on the market would be a good thing. A new report by Pro Teck … Continue reading How REO Sales Impact Home Prices