You Can Use Your Home as Cash

~ Now just because you can doesn't mean you should, if you are thinking about it give me a call or your lender so you can make sure it is a sound decision ~ How to use your home as a source of cash Homeowners are currently sitting on a record amount of cash in … Continue reading You Can Use Your Home as Cash

San Francisco Wins the Homebuilding Race

~good for them!~ San Francisco Wins the Homebuilding Race San Francisco has been known to have an acute shortage of housing inventory. But the Golden Gate City surprised its critics by nearly doubling its historic average number of permits for new homes in its efforts to combat its affordability crisis, according to a study by … Continue reading San Francisco Wins the Homebuilding Race

Home Sales Slide on Tight Supply, Higher Prices

Home Sales Slide on Tight Supply, Higher Prices - WSJ Home Sales Slide on Tight Supply, Higher Prices Laura Kusisto The Wall Street Journal Existing home sales declined in February as tight inventory and rising prices frustrated would-be buyers and damped sales activity heading into the critical spring selling season. Purchases of previously owned homes, … Continue reading Home Sales Slide on Tight Supply, Higher Prices

Home Prices Outpace Salaries, Again

Home Prices Outpace Salaries, Again Salaries are having a hard time keeping pace with home prices, even as prices continue to decline in many metro areas across the country, a group recently found. The research website HSH.com released an analysis in February that used industry data to track the relationship between salaries and prices in … Continue reading Home Prices Outpace Salaries, Again

U.S. existing home sales fall as supply hits 17-year low

  U.S. existing home sales fall as supply hits 17-year low   Jan 24 U.S. home resales fell more than expected in December as the supply of houses on the market dropped to levels last seen in 1999, which could have limited choice for buyers. The National Association of Realtors said on Tuesday existing home … Continue reading U.S. existing home sales fall as supply hits 17-year low

8 Things You Should NEVER Put Down Your Garbage Disposal

  8 Things You Should NEVER Put Down Your Garbage Disposal Unless you want major plumbing problems.   If you're lucky enough to have a garbage disposal that will mash up food waste with the flick of a switch, then you need to know how to take care of it. (They can be really expensive!) … Continue reading 8 Things You Should NEVER Put Down Your Garbage Disposal

REAL ESTATE: Inland home equity picture improves

REAL ESTATE: Inland home equity picture improves A report shows Inland values rose, bailing out some underwater mortgages From Press Enterprise 3/10/16   Home equity data released Thursday show the Inland area continues to climb out of the depths of the housing crisis – which at one point had 1 in 2 Inland homes under … Continue reading REAL ESTATE: Inland home equity picture improves