There’s an uptick in housing inventory in these 10 metros, but don’t expect price relief

~ I was in a meeting where they were discussing this and it was stated that there has been 80,000 units built or put into production to have built this year. What is needed to maintain normal growth is 180,000 units. so we are behind. Plus there were a few dead years in the recession … Continue reading There’s an uptick in housing inventory in these 10 metros, but don’t expect price relief

11 Things You Should Never Ever Do at an Open House

11 Things You Should Never Ever Do at an Open House Open houses can be exciting, no matter whether you're actively house-hunting or just a nosy Nellie. These events offer a pressure-free (okay, mostly pressure-free) way to scout out any homes on your radar—and maybe even find your dream space. But staying on your best … Continue reading 11 Things You Should Never Ever Do at an Open House

Why so many families are renting, not buying, homes

~ Do you find yourself in this situation as well? Can I help, give me a call ~ Why so many families are renting, not buying, homes  As home prices soar in a booming economy, one impact is becoming dramatic. Families are being squeezed into rental properties, according to "The Dream on Hold," a study … Continue reading Why so many families are renting, not buying, homes

HOME Survey June 2018

Infographic: HOME Survey June 2018

What Does “Starter Home” Really Mean?

What Does “Starter Home” Really Mean? (Image credit: Natalie Jeffcott) Share Pin It Email 50 When you become immersed in the world of residential real estate for the first time, there are so many terms and phrases bandied about that it can make your head spin. One such phrase is "starter home." But don't worry. … Continue reading What Does “Starter Home” Really Mean?

The US housing market has an inventory problem

~ this is very true, and if you are ready to sell your home there is no reason to wait to list in the summer. But if you are a buyer you need to be ready to buy - pre-qualified, housing checklist needs done, and areas to buy in be open with  ~ The US … Continue reading The US housing market has an inventory problem

Hard for Millennials to Buy Homes

~ Have you found it difficult? Look at the video below and let me know if you think this rings true ~ Why it's so hard for millennials to buy homes Buying a house is harder for millennials than it was for their parents' generation, but that doesn't mean all hope is lost. Depending on … Continue reading Hard for Millennials to Buy Homes

7 Programs That Help First-Time Home Buyers

~ know of or have used any of these? ~ 7 Programs That Help First-Time Home Buyers Programs with low down payments for first-time home buyers include FHA and VA loans and loans backed by Fannie and Freddie. Others can help you remodel or upgrade a home. At NerdWallet, we adhere to strict standards of … Continue reading 7 Programs That Help First-Time Home Buyers

Where millennials should look to become homeowner

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Buyer Mistakes to Watch Out For

~ have you made any of these? It's ok if you have ~ 8 Dumb Reasons People Can't Buy a Home akurtz/Getty Images Buying a home—especially if it’s your first—can be a lot like losing weight in the sense that people end up doing, well, some pretty dumb stuff in the process. But while desperate dieters might waste … Continue reading Buyer Mistakes to Watch Out For