Singles must save for 11 years to be able to afford the down payment on a home



What with prices soaring and inventories growing ever tighter, it’s becoming increasingly difficult for singles in particular to find an affordable home.

Most Americans achieve homeowner status by age 29, survey finds



Given the importance of homeownership among many Americans, it’s perhaps worthwhile to ask what is the average age at which consumers reach that milestone?

Granny flats on the rise as cities battle against inventory shortage



So-called “granny flats”, which generally means specialized housing units for older in-laws, are seeing their popularity surge in a number of housing-starved areas across the country, according to media reports.

Fast Start to the New Year for the Residential Market



For major market indicators almost everything is positive, low inventory is the only negative as the New Year gets started. The homebuyers’ pent-up demand returned after the

Refinancing Can Put More Money In Your Pocket



Many people have taken advantage of refinancing during this long stretch of low mortgage rates. An interest rate that lowers your monthly payment and how much you ultimately pay for your home is a good reason to refinance and there are several other reasons you should consider

Climate change could make elevation a big factor in real estate prices



Homes located on higher elevations in areas at risk from hurricanes are seeing their values grow faster than homes closer to sea level, CBS News reported.

Home prices to continue their rapid rise in 2018, CoreLogic says



Home prices rose fast in the last year and are set to continue their rapid rise into 2018, according to a new forecast from CoreLogic, a real estate industry analyst firm.

Residential Real Estate – Full Speed Ahead In 2018



Home prices should continue appreciating in value (good for sellers) but at a slower rate (good for buyers) and mortgage rates can be expected to remain very affordable (good for all).

U.S. homes are worth a combined $31.8 trillion



The total value of all of the homes in the U.S. has appreciated by more than $2 trillion in the last year, hitting $31.8 trillion overall.

5 Tips to Know When Moving to a Coastal Area



If you have always dreamed of moving to the coast, you should know that you are not alone. Even though coastal areas have a ton of benefits and even though a lot of people dream of living on the beach, however, you should know that there are downsides that you should know about as well. […]

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