How Does Housing Help Build Family Wealth?
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As the economy continues to improve, more and more Americans are seeing their personal financial situations also improving. Instead of just getting by, many are now beginning to save and … Read More

What’s Happening in the Real Estate Market?
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This is a pretty common question that a potential home buyer or seller may be asking themselves. Leading economists in real estate converged in New Orleans this past week as … Read More

Home Prices Up 5.67% Across The Country!
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Some Highlights: Across the country, home prices are up by 5.67%. Each state is appreciating at a different rate, however, which is important to realize if you plan on relocating … Read More

Housing Market Snapshot
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Some Highlights: Home sales are up 1.5% year-over-year and 5.1% month-over-month. Demand is still much higher than the available housing inventory which declined 2.2% from March 2015. This is the … Read More

Renting vs. Buying: What Does it Really Cost?
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Some Highlights: The percentage of income needed to afford a median priced home is almost half the percentage of income needed to afford median rent. Buying costs are significantly less … Read More

Do Homeowners Realize Their Equity Position Has Changed?
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Yesterday, we reported that according to CoreLogic’s latest Equity Report, nearly 268,000 homeowners regained equity and are no longer underwater on their mortgage in the first quarter. Homes with negative … Read More

74% of Households in the US Now Have Significant Equity!
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CoreLogic’s latest Equity Report revealed that 92% of all mortgaged properties are now in a positive equity situation, while 74% now actually have significant equity (defined as more than 20%)! … Read More

3 Reasons to Buy Luxury Property THIS Year!!
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The housing market is hot, with prices rising as demand far outpaces supply in almost every region. However, when it comes to luxury real estate, things are quite different. In … Read More

BREXIT: What’s the FIXIT for U.S. Home Buyers and Sellers?
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Now that much of the dust has settled and the panic has waned, let’s take a look at what impact Britain’s exit from the European Union may have on the … Read More

Saving To Buy A Home? What Would You Sacrifice?
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  Some Highlights: 95% of first-time homebuyers are willing to sacrifice to make homeownership a reality. The top thing that buyers sacrifice are new clothes at 54%. Even repeat or … Read More

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