Recently two U.S. Census Bureau researchers released their findings on the biggest determinants of household wealth. What they found may help shape your view on… Read More »Homeownership is the Top Contributor to Your Net Worth
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Some Highlights: Learning the lingo of homebuying is an important part of feeling successful when buying a home. From APR to P&I, you need to… Read More »5 Homebuying Acronyms You Need to Know [INFOGRAPHIC]
The residential real estate market has been plodding along for most of the year. However, three recent reports show the market may be on the… Read More »3 Signs the Housing Market Is on the Rebound
By making a few key upgrades to your home, you’ll save on your utility bills and improve the energy efficiency of your home. When you’re… Read More »4 Tips to Improve Your Home and Save on Your Energy Bill
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The latest edition of the Realtors Confidence Index from NAR sheds some light on the relationship between seller traffic (supply) and buyer traffic (demand). Until the supply of homes… Read More »How Does the Supply of Homes for Sale Impact Buyer Demand?
When people talk about homeownership and the American Dream, much of the conversation revolves around the financial benefits of owning a home. However, two recent… Read More »Homeowners Are Happy! Renters? Not So Much.
According to a new study from realtor.com, the week of September 22 is the best time of year to buy a home, making it ‘Black… Read More »Are You Ready for the ‘Black Friday’ of Real Estate?