Tired of heavy traffic and high gas prices? Move here Even if you live in the most beautiful place in the world, heavy traffic and high gas prices can ruin the experience. One of the downsides of cities with attractive features is that they inevitably draw a crowd. On top of that, some of the … Continue reading Tired of heavy traffic and high gas prices? Move here
Why California's new solar mandate could cost new homeowners up to an extra $10,000 Starting next year, every new home built in California will have something extra on top. Recently, California became the first state in the nation to make solar mandatory for new houses. Beginning in 2020, newly constructed homes must have solar panels, … Continue reading California’s New Solar
If you can't answer these 3 questions, your retirement is in trouble Nowadays, the chance of having a pension from an employer are pretty small. And while seniors can expect to get Social Security benefits, those checks aren't nearly enough to live on without being supplemented by personal income. It's entirely up to you to save enough for … Continue reading How is your Retirement Looking?
As Fannie-Freddie reform gets underway, here are the three big questions for the housing market. It's been over a decade in the making, but an overhaul of Fannie and Freddie Mac is finally in the cards. The acting head of Fannie’s and Freddie’s regulator, the Federal Housing Finance Agency, told employees that he was working … Continue reading Fannie and Freddie what the Future holds
Where Are Millennials Buying Homes? – 2019 Edition Record high home values, stagnating incomes, the largest economic downturn in a century and record levels of student debt are just a few examples of the roadblocks between millennials and homeownership. All these factors have manifested in millennials’ inability to sock away enough cash in their savings … Continue reading Where Are Millennials Buying Homes? – 2019 Edition
Experts are throwing cold water on a 'housing collapse' There's no doubt that housing in the US has come under significant pressure over the past year. A lethal combination of rising interest rates and home prices - at a late phase in the economic cycle - has given way to weak mortgage-lending, climbing inventory, and … Continue reading Housing Collapse? Not Likely