Starter Homes, Golf and 23 Other Things Millennials Are Killing Off

~ I don't agree to many of these, any you disagree or agree with? ~ Starter Homes, Golf and 23 Other Things Millennials Are Killing Off Every generation gets unfairly maligned. Take it from a Generation Xer (who’s not a slacker) with six baby boomer siblings (who were never hippies). But it’s hard to remember … Continue reading Starter Homes, Golf and 23 Other Things Millennials Are Killing Off

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Homeowner’s Association overstepping their bounds?

~I don't even know where to begin~ Homeowner's Association Enacts Insane Policy Forcing Residents to Keep Garage Doors Open There are a lot of reasons to rag on homeowner's associations. When they're not making you get rid of your World War II Sherman tank, they're forcing you to keep your garage doors open all day … Continue reading Homeowner’s Association overstepping their bounds?

The hippest cities in the US everyone under 30 wants to move to

~did your city make the list? If you don't live in Washington maybe not ;)~ The hippest cities in the US everyone under 30 wants to move to Some US cities are known for being a haven for hipsters, like Seattle, Washington, and Portland, Oregon. There are also some more under-the-radar hipster cities, like Albuquerque, … Continue reading The hippest cities in the US everyone under 30 wants to move to

Current market rates

~ take a look at these ~ Current market rates The average 30-year fixed rate mortgage (FRM) rate for the week ending December 14, 2017 increased slightly to 3.84%. The 15-year FRM rate remained level at 3.15%. With the slow decline of the past year now reversing, rates will slowly rise going forward. The financial markets going into 2017 saw a … Continue reading Current market rates

Six apps and trackers to find your lost gadgets

~ Not home related, but life related 😉 ~ Six apps and trackers to find your lost gadgets Finding yourself out and about without your smartphone can make you feel naked. We rely on these devices so much that losing them creates a huge problem, preventing you from messaging friends for aid or mapping your … Continue reading Six apps and trackers to find your lost gadgets

Weirdest and most unusual taxes in every US state

~ I love reading things like this. Click on the link, hope you enjoy! ~ Weirdest and most unusual taxes in every US state United States of Crazy Taxes It’s probably no surprise that a country with a history as colorful and diverse as the United States might have a few crazy taxes in its … Continue reading Weirdest and most unusual taxes in every US state

Housing recovery suffers, but don’t blame the millennials

Housing recovery suffers, but don't blame the millennials  Competition for housing is soaring, affordability is weakening, and the U.S. housing recovery is grinding to a crawl—and, in large part, the baby boom generation is to blame. No, they're not doing anything immoral or illegal; in fact, they're not doing anything at all, and that is … Continue reading Housing recovery suffers, but don’t blame the millennials

Fourth Time’s the Charm?

Fourth Time’s the Charm? The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) had big news on Thursday in the realm of refinance, first announcing that they modified Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae’s streamlined refinance program for borrowers with high loan-to-value ratios by setting eligibility for loans originated on or after October 1, 2017. The agency says the … Continue reading Fourth Time’s the Charm?