America’s most (and least) marijuana-friendly states

~ just in case you were wondering 😉 ~ America's most (and least) marijuana-friendly states Stacker and MSN explore state perspectives on marijuana With the usage of medical marijuana now legal in 29 states plus Washington, D.C., and eight allowing recreational usage, the conflict between state and federal positions on marijuana usage has become an increasingly … Continue reading America’s most (and least) marijuana-friendly states

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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

Affordability Gap Leads to Rise of Alternative Housing

~I like and encourage this way of thinking as even though I would like everyone I know to be able to experience home ownership, the reality is that is not for everyone. Having alternatives is a great way to look forward to our future as well.~ Affordability Gap Leads to Rise of Alternative Housing As … Continue reading Affordability Gap Leads to Rise of Alternative Housing

10 Cities Where the Cost of Living Will Soar in 2018

~what do you think?~ 10 Cities Where the Cost of Living Will Soar in 2018 If you're looking to relocate to save money in 2018, it's important to know which cities will be the most affordable — and which will experience a significant rise in the cost of living. GOBankingRates analyzed Zillow's year-over-year median home … Continue reading 10 Cities Where the Cost of Living Will Soar in 2018

Good Advice for Real Estate Partnering

5 Tips I Wish I Knew Before Partnering on a Real Estate Deal As an active real estate investor, it is likely only a matter of time before you joint venture, team-up, or partner with another investor, friend, or family member. Many investors will choose to utilize a partner for a variety of reasons; some … Continue reading Good Advice for Real Estate Partnering

More Americans are struggling to make the rent

More Americans are struggling to make the rent  Surging rents, a dearth of affordable housing, mounting competition for apartments from wealthier renters. Welcome to the American housing market's new normal. About half of renters across the US are cost-burdened, meaning more than one-third of their income goes to their landlord, according to a recent study from Harvard … Continue reading More Americans are struggling to make the rent

How Many Bitcoins Does it Take to Purchase a Home?

How Many Bitcoins Does it Take to Purchase a Home? In the not too distant future, if someone were to ask, “How much did your home cost?” the answer would probably be, “18 bitcoins.” For that’s the going rate for an average American home in cryptocurrency, according to a recent analysis reported by Redfin. Although … Continue reading How Many Bitcoins Does it Take to Purchase a Home?

Converted Malls Could Provide Alternative Housing Solution

~ I have posted this before, because I believe this is a good beginning solution to our housing epidemic ~ Converted Malls Could Provide Alternative Housing Solution According to a June 2017 report by Credit Suisse, as many as 25 percent of America’s malls will shuttered by 2022. That’s a lot of empty real estate, … Continue reading Converted Malls Could Provide Alternative Housing Solution

The Netherlands held a competition to design new refugee housing. These are the winners.

The Netherlands held a competition to design new refugee housing. These are the winners. In 2015, nearly 60,000 refugees arrived in the Netherlands needing a place to live. The Netherlands is a small country, just more than half the size of West Virginia, so housing all of them was going to be a challenge. As … Continue reading The Netherlands held a competition to design new refugee housing. These are the winners.

This House Takes 6 Hours To Build And Costs Just $33K

This House Takes 6 Hours To Build And Costs Just $33K In a time when real estate prices are going through the roof, Italian Renato Vidal has created a brilliant alternative to traditional housing. The M.A.Di. is a flat pack folding home that costs only $33K and three people can assemble it in any flat … Continue reading This House Takes 6 Hours To Build And Costs Just $33K