There seems to be a new trend regarding insurance and homes losing value. Perhaps the unfortunate part is that all these new services are arriving… Read More »Down Payment Protection for Your Home Purchase Is a Thing Now
Commentary on the latest housing market news, with a focus on home prices, buying and selling conditions, and if another housing crisis is right around the corner. Also helpful home seller and home buyer tips.
When you think of why people move, the first reason that comes to mind might be because of a new job, or maybe due to… Read More »The Top Reason People Are Buying Homes Is Because They’re Sick of Their Existing Ones
If you’re attempting to feel out the housing market at the moment, consider this: People are reportedly camping out in their cars to snag the… Read More »People Camped Out to Get Their Hands on New Home Lots
Continuing my series of “Things My Friends Say,” I had yet another thought-provoking conversation with a buddy about the current state of real estate. I… Read More »I Wish I Could Buy a Home While Interest Rates Are So Low
Anti-Californian sentiment has reared its ugly head in Portland, Oregon where home prices are apparently spiraling out of control. An article in The Oregonian points… Read More »Portland Residents Don’t Want Californians Buying Their Homes
The last several years have been dominated by headlines of underwater borrowers and negative equity. In fact, it wasn’t long ago that about a quarter… Read More »More Than 37 Million Homeowners Have “Tappable” Equity
In an effort to cool off the white-hot real estate market in Sweden, the country’s Financial Supervisory Authority (FSA) has been given permission to require… Read More »Sweden Will Force Homeowners to Pay Down Their Mortgages
If you ask just about anyone, they’ll probably tell you it’s better to own a home than rent. You’ll most likely hear the age-old line,… Read More »It’s Not Cheaper to Own Than Rent? What!
While browsing the web the other day, an ad popped up on the screen for a company called EquityKey. Normally I’m not too moved by… Read More »EquityKey Gives You Money Now for Future Home Price Appreciation
In California, the majority of homeowners who have pondered selling in the past year haven’t because they can’t find a replacement home. You’ve heard about… Read More »Why You Cant Sell Your Home Even If You’d Like To