The Cost of Waiting: Interest Rates Edition...
by simplify on 2019-07-19 at 5:00 AM
Some Highlights: Interest rates are projected to increase steadily heading into 2020. The higher your interest rate, the more money you will end up paying for your home and the higher your monthly payment will be. Rates are still low right now – don’t wait until they hit 5% to start searching for your dream home! […]
The Surprising Profile of the Real Estate Investor
by simplify on 2019-07-18 at 5:00 AM
Over 10% of all residential homes are purchased by investors, and that number continues to rise. Who are these investors? Many have speculated that the large institutional conglomerates such as Blackstone, American Homes 4 Rent, and Colony Starwood dominate investor purchases. However, a special report on investor home buying by CoreLogic, Don’t Call it a […]
What a Difference a Year Makes for Sellers
by simplify on 2019-07-17 at 5:00 AM
Over the last few years, many sellers have been hesitant to put their houses on the market because they feared not being able to find another home to buy. We’ve reported on inventory shortages in the past, and it’s been a constant concern for potential buyers throughout recent years. New research shows the inventory concern […]
Vacancies remain at 'epidemic levels' in some US...
on 2019-07-19 at 12:55 PM
Are abandoned and vacant homes the next housing crisis? Kim Hart, managing editor at Axios, joins "The Exchange" to discuss the burden of high vacancy rates on small communities. […]
Mayor Sadiq Khan calls for new powers to impose...
on 2019-07-19 at 7:44 AM
The mayoral office says renting a one bedroom flat in London is now as expensive as a three bedroom house in other parts of England. […]
Inside fashion mogul Elie Tahari's $1.1 million...
on 2019-07-18 at 1:55 PM
CNBC's Robert Frank takes an inside look at fashion mogul Elie Tahari's $1.1 million compound rental in the Hamptons. The home was made out of an old barn, transported to the beach. […]
Homeowners Feel Ready to Sell
on 2018-10-08 at 11:02 AM
77 percent of Americans think that now is a good time to sell a home, a new record high. […]
Trick or Treat Safety Rules for Homeowners
on 2018-10-08 at 10:56 AM
Using bright outdoor lights, LED lights instead of candles, and friction tape on steps to prevent slips will help make Halloween safer for everyone. […]
Consumers Care About the Environment
on 2018-10-08 at 10:49 AM
American property owners and communities are more concerned about the environment than ever before, and consumer inclinations for walkable communities and energy-efficient homes are on the rise. […]