Real Estate for Retirement

Why One Fearless Couple Is Banking Their Retirement on Real Estate Let me make something clear: I don’t expect to retire the conventional way. Why? Because the retirement of our parents and grandparents continues to be something millennials are putting in their rearview mirrors. We recognize that if we don’t take charge of our financial … Continue reading Real Estate for Retirement

Millennials prioritize owning a home over getting married or having kids

Millennials prioritize owning a home over getting married or having kids I spend more time than I would like to admit looking at real estate listings online. I recently found a nice townhouse in my neighborhood that costs 25 times my annual salary, which is honestly a better deal than most other places in the … Continue reading Millennials prioritize owning a home over getting married or having kids

Wait or Buy Now? – Infographic

~ thank you KCM as always for the insightful information! ~ Some Highlights: The cost of waiting to buy is defined as the additional funds it would take to buy a home if prices & interest rates were to increase over a period of time. Freddie Mac predicts interest rates to rise to 5.2% by … Continue reading Wait or Buy Now? – Infographic

5% Interest Rates

U.S. housing market faces '5-percent' test NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. housing market, already struggling with tight inventory and rising building costs, faces a fresh headwind as 30-year mortgage rates rise close to the 5 percent threshold for the first time in years. Even as home prices have climbed steadily thanks largely to a … Continue reading 5% Interest Rates

Restoration Projects with a big Payoff?

~ have time, patience, money or all 3? take a look at these! ~ 10 abandoned mansions around the world that likely used to be worth millions When they were built, these lavish homes were likely worth today's equivalent of millions of dollars. Now, they're falling apart. From a villa that's been sitting empty for … Continue reading Restoration Projects with a big Payoff?

Labor Day

A little history for you on the Union started holiday. Enjoy, and thank a union member 😉  

An Intro to Architecture Styles

~ I always think these are fun and take them with a grain of salt, that being said I as a Libra doth protest ~ An Intro to Architecture Styles (Explained Through The Zodiac Signs Because It's 2018) (Image credit: Landon Martin/Unsplash) When it comes to architecture, there seems to be endless styles to choose … Continue reading An Intro to Architecture Styles

Riverside Public Utilities Energy Efficiency Programs

~ know about these? ~ Riverside Public Utilities Supports Community With Energy Efficiency Programs Programs can help residents and businesses save hundreds of dollars each year RIVERSIDE, Calif. – Riverside residents and business owners can take advantage of eight energy-efficiency programs that help reduce power usage and cut hundreds of dollars off utility bills each year. … Continue reading Riverside Public Utilities Energy Efficiency Programs