Home prices hit record highs in more than half of US of cities

~ living in one of these cities and are a seller? you are looking pretty good. as a buyer well not so much ~ Home prices hit record highs in more than half of US of cities Home prices jumped to all-time highs in almost two-thirds of U.S. cities in the fourth quarter as buyers battled … Continue reading Home prices hit record highs in more than half of US of cities

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5 Reasons to Love Using A Real Estate Pro

~ I wholeheartedly agree and I am not just saying that because I am a professional. There are a lot of ins and out described here, but also not listed below that we are trained to handle and maintain when you entrust us with helping you buy or sell your home ~ 5 Reasons to … Continue reading 5 Reasons to Love Using A Real Estate Pro

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?

Where you should move – QUIZ

~ Because I love quizzes and this one is pretty fun ~   Design A Home In Six Steps And We'll Tell You Which US City You Should Move To

Silver Lining to Rising Home Prices . . .

Silver Lining to Rising Home Prices . . . Home prices continue to climb both year-over-year and month-over-month, according to the October 2017 Home Price Index (HPI) released by CoreLogic Tuesday Morning. Nationally, prices increased by 7 percent from October 2016 to October 2017—representing the second consecutive month of 7 percent year-over-year increases. Meanwhile, month-over-month … Continue reading Silver Lining to Rising Home Prices . . .

The least tax-friendly states for retirees

~ in case you or someone you know is thinking about moving when they retire, keep these in mind ~ The least tax-friendly states for retirees 10 Least Tax-Friendly States for Retirees, 2017 These 10 states impose the highest taxes on retirees, according to Kiplinger’s 2017 analysis of state taxes. Two of them treat Social … Continue reading The least tax-friendly states for retirees

Real Estate Agents Mobilize to Shield Homeowners on Tax Plan

Real Estate Agents Mobilize to Shield Homeowners on Tax Plan  For decades, the real estate industry has benefited from generous tax deductions that raise home values by making it cheaper for people to own property and shoulder their local taxes. Now, as the Republican tax plan makes its way through Congress, the industry is worried … Continue reading Real Estate Agents Mobilize to Shield Homeowners on Tax Plan

GOP’s tax plan would have a huge impact on how you buy a home

~ very important ~ GOP's tax plan would have a huge impact on how you buy a home The GOP's new tax plan would deal a blow to many would-be homeowners. The 429-page Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was revealed Thursday and is being billed as a boon for hardworking middle-class Americans. But Republicans have proposed … Continue reading GOP’s tax plan would have a huge impact on how you buy a home

Clearing up smoke alarm laws for residential properties

~ some good info for you in case you need it ~ Clearing up smoke alarm laws for residential properties Where there’s smoke, there’s fire — and, if you’re compliant with the law, a smoke detector, too! Read on to ensure you and your clients comply with new and existing rules controlling smoke alarms in … Continue reading Clearing up smoke alarm laws for residential properties

What’s behind the sudden optimism among homebuyers?

~ could be good news, hopefully we can get more houses to help get these buyers a home to buy ~ What's behind the sudden optimism among homebuyers? All year, the overwhelming sentiment in the housing market has been frustration. Too few homes for sale drove prices sky high and led to fierce competition among … Continue reading What’s behind the sudden optimism among homebuyers?