Here’s which popular TV characters could afford their NYC apartments in 2017

Here’s which popular TV characters could afford their NYC apartments in 2017 Life in New York City seems adventurous and affordable on TV shows like “Girls,” “Friends,” “Sex and City,” and “Seinfeld.” However, a study by the mobile rental app Roomi looked at the residence, occupation, and average income of the characters to see if … Continue reading Here’s which popular TV characters could afford their NYC apartments in 2017

Zillow faces lawsuit over ‘Zestimate’ tool that calculates a house’s worth

  Zillow faces lawsuit over ‘Zestimate’ tool that calculates a house’s worth A plaintiff in a lawsuit against online real estate company Zillow claims its popular valuation system Zestimate has hampered her efforts to sell a property. (Chris Goodney/Bloomberg) By Kenneth R. Harney By Kenneth R. Harney Real Estate May 10 It was bound to … Continue reading Zillow faces lawsuit over ‘Zestimate’ tool that calculates a house’s worth

How an agent can help alleviate stress

How an agent can help alleviate stress Purchasing a home can be a stressful experience, whether you're a first-time buyer or you've been through the process before. But that's one of the reasons that working with a real estate professional is so worthwhile. With your agent's guidance, buying a home should be enjoyable, rather than … Continue reading How an agent can help alleviate stress

Smaller Homes Yield Faster Value Growth

~Firm believer in this!!~   Smaller Homes Yield Faster Value Growth   A new study by NerdWallet, which looked at three years worth of data from Realtor.com on 20 U.S. metro markets, found that the smaller the home, the faster the price growth, in terms of percentage of increase. However, overall prices of larger homes … Continue reading Smaller Homes Yield Faster Value Growth

Which Southern City Was Named Best Place to Live?

  Which Southern City Was Named Best Place to Live? Author: Aly J. Yale in Data, Headlines, News February 7, 2017 0 According to the 2017 Best Places to Live list released by U.S. News & World Report today, Austin, Texas is the best place to live in the country. Taking into account factors like … Continue reading Which Southern City Was Named Best Place to Live?

Which College Graduation Class Holds the Most Housing Weight?

  Which College Graduation Class Holds the Most Housing Weight? Author: Aly J. Yale in Data, Headlines, News February 3, 2017 0 The class of 2008 is the most likely to buy and mortgage a higher-priced home, according to recent data from LendEDU, a student loan debt consolidation company based in New Jersey. With the … Continue reading Which College Graduation Class Holds the Most Housing Weight?

33 Inexpensive Pieces Of Furniture For Your Tiny Apartment

33 Inexpensive Pieces Of Furniture For Your Tiny Apartment All less than $100!   View this image › Zoë Burnett / BuzzFeed We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. ID: 10135011 1. Show off your record collection … Continue reading 33 Inexpensive Pieces Of Furniture For Your Tiny Apartment

Three Reverse Mortgage Lenders Penalized

CFPB Penalizes Three Reverse Mortgage Lenders Author: Brian Honea in Daily Dose, Headlines, News December 7, 2016 0 Three national companies that originate home equity conversion mortgages were penalized on Wednesday by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau for alleged deceptive advertising practices, according to an announcement from the CFPB. The CFPB took action against three … Continue reading Three Reverse Mortgage Lenders Penalized

How Credit Scores and Real Estate Impact Your Wealth

How Credit Scores and Real Estate Impact Your Wealth I often hear people say that buying a house is the best tool for building wealth. Is that really true? That depends on many factors. In this article, I look at how a credit score will impact that conclusion. Some people are really unsure of what … Continue reading How Credit Scores and Real Estate Impact Your Wealth

Difference Between Fixed and Adjustable Rate Mortgages

Here are the differences between the 2 types of mortgages you can get If you're planning on becoming a homeowner one day, you'll likely take out a mortgage to finance your purchase. The two most common types of home loans — fixed-rate and adjustable-rate mortgages — each have pros and cons, and choosing the right … Continue reading Difference Between Fixed and Adjustable Rate Mortgages