Give Us A Call (574)-551-0316

NAHB REPORT – AUGUST 10, 2018. A GOOD LOOK AT THE STATE OF HOUSING DEMAND

Eye On Housing National Association of Home Builders Discusses Economics and Housing Policy HOME FORECASTS HOUSING STATISTICS SPECIAL STUDIES LOCAL HBA DATA NAHB’S ECONOMISTS ABOUT NAHB Home Forecasts Housing Statistics Special Studies Local HBA Data NAHB’s Economists About NAHB Half of US Homes Built before 1980 BY NA ZHAO on AUGUST 10, 2018 • (1) The median age of …

NAHB REPORT – AUGUST 10, 2018. A GOOD LOOK AT THE STATE OF HOUSING DEMAND Read More »

Borrower Beware: Soon It Will Be Tough to Unload College Loans By Susan Tompor Share This Post Now! (TNS)—Here’s a good reason to think twice about taking out piles of student loans after watching a catchy TV ad for a for-profit college. The U.S. Department of Education is on a path to make it far …

Read More »

Is a State With No Income Tax Better or Worse? By Adrian D. Garcia Share This Post Now! (TNS)—Is it better to live in a state with no income tax? It’s a great question to ask, especially when considering how much of our paycheck is already set aside for Uncle Sam. Seven U.S. states forgo …

Read More »

The Evolution of Office Space: Where Are We Now? By Liz Dominguez Share This Post Now! Editor’s Note: This is part one of a series that takes an in-depth look at how brokerage offices have transformed. You’re walking along the downtown strip and come across a quaint storefront with large glass windows looking into an …

Read More »

CYBER FRAUD & CYBER SECURITY

Cryptocurrency, Cyber Fraud Focus of Trump Task Force By Suzanne De Vita Share This Post Now! On an executive order by President Trump, four agencies established the Task Force on Market Integrity and Consumer Fraud last week, charged with guiding “the investigation and prosecution of cases involving fraud on the government, the financial markets and …

CYBER FRAUD & CYBER SECURITY Read More »

STUDENT DEBT AND BUYING A HOME

Buyers: Challenged by Student Debt? Consider Down Payment Programs By Liz Dominguez Share This Post Now! Student loan debt is one of the biggest factors impacting millennials’ ability to purchase a home. According to the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR), 80 percent of millennials do not own a home, and, of that, 83 percent say student loan …

STUDENT DEBT AND BUYING A HOME Read More »

DEMAND EXPANDS !!

Demand Expands to Hot Inland Markets By Suzanne De Vita Share This Post Now! California’s domination as the hottest housing state is weakening, as other affordable markets trend up, according to the latest ranking by realtor.com®. California dipped out of the top five markets for the first time in six years, with the Bay Area finishing …

DEMAND EXPANDS !! Read More »

Millennials Driving Force Behind Home Sales

Millennials Driving Force Behind Home Sales; Affordable Suburban Locations Gaining Popularity     Research Brief June 2018 HOUSING Developing Trends ■ While listings under $200,000 continue to fall, overall total properties available for sale in April increased for a fourth consecutive month. With sales activity holding relatively in line with levels over the past two years, the …

Millennials Driving Force Behind Home Sales Read More »

Kilauea Destroys Over 700 Homes

Kilauea Destroys More Homes, Hawaii’s Real Estate Community Bands Together By Liz Dominguez Share This Post Now! Over a month after the initial outburst by Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano on the Big Island, fissures continue to spew fountains of lava up to 150 feet in the air, and the volcano has not shown signs of reduced seismic activity …

Kilauea Destroys Over 700 Homes Read More »

2019 to Bring Change in Market Momentum

2019 to Bring Change in Market Momentum By Suzanne De Vita Share This Post Now! Although demand’s exploding and home prices are rising swiftly, analysts are anticipating a market moderation in the next year. According to new projections, the fluctuation is forecasted to start in 2019. Analysts at Freddie Mac are anticipating appreciation will decelerate to 3.1 percent in …

2019 to Bring Change in Market Momentum Read More »