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?

Renters Still Crave Homeownership

Renters Still Crave Homeownership Homeownership is still the American dream, according to 84% of Americans. While the number of potential first-time homebuyers consistently hovers above 30%, it’s safe to say that the business of real estate tends to run in cycles. At any given moment inventory can fluctuate, interest rates can tick up or down, … Continue reading Renters Still Crave Homeownership

Top 10 States for Homeowners to Invest in Renewable Energy

Top 10 States for Homeowners to Invest in Renewable Energy Economically speaking, the gap between states with renewable energy sector policy support and states without it is incredibly vast. States with no incentives or legislative support for renewable technologies see almost no investment in renewable technologies when compared with supported or incentivized states such as … Continue reading Top 10 States for Homeowners to Invest in Renewable Energy

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

These 6 systems will get rid of Wi-Fi dead spots in your house

  These 6 systems will get rid of Wi-Fi dead spots in your house David Pogue Yahoo FinanceFebruary 13, 2017 As history flows along, we find ways to snuff out conditions that make us miserable. We invented plumbing so we didn’t have to carry water. We invented tractors so we didn’t have to break our … Continue reading These 6 systems will get rid of Wi-Fi dead spots in your house

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

Haunting Airbnb Rentals Around the World for Fall

Haunting Airbnb Rentals Around the World for Fall     Haunting Airbnb Rentals Around the World for Fall (ABC News) Travelers looking to scare themselves silly this fall can find some spirited places to stay. Airbnb has provided ABC News with a selection of haunting homes and rooms the site offers for rent around the … Continue reading Haunting Airbnb Rentals Around the World for Fall

How Beige Took Over American Homes

The beige interior of a luxury home. [Photo: Breadmaker/shutterstock.com] How Beige Took Over American Homes In the early 2000s, the mortgage crisis and HGTV gave us a new use for our houses: flipping them. by Kate Wagner September 26, 2016 When I was in middle school, my parents renovated our family home. The house, an … Continue reading How Beige Took Over American Homes

8 Amazing Penthouses You Can Spend a Night In

~ Check out the link from Trip Advisor. Some of these look pretty fun and amazing ~ 8 Amazing Penthouses You Can Spend a Night In    

California’s housing shortage will hamper the economy, reports say

California's housing shortage will hamper the economy, reports say New home construction Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times A construction worker works on a 40-floor luxury apartment building in Los Angeles this year. A housing shortage may dampen growth, say two new reports. The dearth of housing in California will put a drag on the state’s … Continue reading California’s housing shortage will hamper the economy, reports say