Dos and Don’ts of Screening Tenants Legally

~ in case you are looking to lease out any of your homes, take a look at these ~ Dos and Don’ts of Screening Tenants Legally Property managers can use these eight recommendations to keep discrimination lawsuits at bay In October, a Massachusetts landlord who refused to rent to pregnant women or families with minor … Continue reading Dos and Don’ts of Screening Tenants Legally

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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

The worst county to live in in each state

~ spoiler alert, it's not Riverside or San Bernardino County 😉 ~ The worst county to live in in each state The United States is one of the most socially and economically diverse nations on Earth. While some towns, cities, and even counties are home to widespread prosperity, others can be characterized by their abject … Continue reading The worst county to live in in each state

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 25 Most Walkable US Cities

The 25 Most Walkable US Cities Take a look at the link below to see a list of walkable cities =) Shout out to CA with 4 cities on the list!  

What You Can Do in 2018 to Make Buying a Home a Reality in 2019

 ~I agree with so many of these! The homebuying process can be overwhelming with the contracts and disclosures making a seemingly endless stack of paperwork. Getting prepared beforehand so that you only need to worry about that paperwork and not the styles or home or neighborhood you would like will help ease the stress tremendously … Continue reading What You Can Do in 2018 to Make Buying a Home a Reality in 2019

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?

Bitcoin could change the world even if it crashes

~ Bitcoin will  be tied into the future of Real Estate, make no mistake ~ Bitcoin could change the world even if it crashes The prices of digital currencies like bitcoin, litecoin, ethereum, ripple and others have been all over the map in recent months, soaring more than 1,000 percent before falling sharply amid government … Continue reading Bitcoin could change the world even if it crashes

A Tale of Two Decades

~ I think this is a really good outline of the last 10 years, hopefully you find it helpful. Let me know if you have any questions! ~ A Tale of Two Decades   From a macroeconomic perspective, the mortgage market entering 2008 was in tatters. The collapse of the subprime and the Alt-A markets, … Continue reading A Tale of Two Decades

Rising mortgage rates could mean even fewer homes for sale this spring

~ Don't wait to buy if you are interested. You don't want to be priced out by rising interest rates ~ Rising mortgage rates could mean even fewer homes for sale this spring There is still plenty of snow blanketing a wide swath of the nation's neighborhoods, but the spring housing market is just around … Continue reading Rising mortgage rates could mean even fewer homes for sale this spring