Buying Homes in Good School Districts Impacts Resale Values



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An article in RisMedia points out buying a home in a good school area can provide significant advantages when it comes to reselling, helping to provide some protection against market fluctuations in price. The article examines things you should consider when purchasing a home, regardless of whether you will be using the local schools. One […]

Miami Real Estate Market Still Being Boosted by Demand at Home and Abroad



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According to the latest report from the Miami Association of Realtors, demand for real estate is still strong. The data shows this is particularly true for single-family homes costing between $200,000 and $400,000. The median sales price for a property in Miami-Dade County increased by 8.9% compared to 2013, rising to $245,000. The median sales […]

NAHB Study Reveals 200K Buyers Priced Out For Every $1K Increase



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For every $1,000 increase in the cost of median-priced new homes, an estimated 206,269 households are pushed out of the market, according to a new study by the National Association of Home Builders.

Recent Report Thinks Housing Will ‘Soar’ in 2015



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Just recently there have been quite a few rumors that the housing market is about to take a turn for the worse, but an article in Housingwire is predicting the opposite. This is based on a report released by Altos Research which says the market will begin to soar next year. Although the report does […]

Encouraging Boomerang Kids to Move Out



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In the not so distant past, it was expected that kids would leave home after college, and most of us were anxious to do so. Nowadays things are often quite different, and many parents find themselves looking after adult children with little idea of when they will fly the nest. An article in aol.com points […]

Survey: Cell Towers & Antennas Make Homes Less Desirable



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An overwhelming 94 percent of home buyers and renters surveyed by the NISLAPP say they are less interested and would pay less for a property located near a cell tower or antenna.

New Home Sales Plummet by 8.1 Percent



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Sales of newly built, single-family homes dropped 8.1 percent in June, the largest decline since July 2013, the Commerce Department reported Thursday.

Is It Better To Rent or Buy In Memphis



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Lifestyle and finances play important roles in making a decision between buying or renting a home to live in. Without a doubt, home ownership has pros and cons. One of the more important cons that first time buyers often overlook is that ownership is much more complicated both in the process of buying a house […]

Is That Mortgage Quote Higher Than Expected?



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If you’ve recently applied for a mortgage then you might’ve noticed the rates and fees came out higher than advertised. If this is the case then it could be due to several different factors that you may not be aware of, and which can increase the overall cost of the mortgage. An article in aol.com […]

Senior Housing Continues to Evolve



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Baby boomers are doing it one more time – changing the landscape of society. As the 77 million boomers move into retirement, it’s no longer your grandfathers’ retirement community. Today’s seniors are more diversified and more active. They continue to be active both physically and mentally. Beyond Bingo Senior communities are being forced to move […]