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Getty imagesThe economy is currently experiencing the longest recovery in our nation’s history. The stock market has hit record highs, while unemployment rates are at record lows. Home price appreciation is beginning to reaccelerate. This begs the question: How long can this economic recovery las...
ShutterstockInventory on the market today is low, especially among existing homes in the entry and middle-level tiers of the market. It is hovering well below the 6-month supply typically found in a more normal market, as shown in the graph below:With inventory being one of the biggest housing ma...
ShutterstockSuccess is something often worth repeating, and Brent Sutherland, a Certified Financial Planner and Real Estate Investor, has certainly made his way in a momentum-driving direction. Here are 3 tips he shares from a recent piece in Business Insider on the benefits of owning real estate...
In a recent article, First American shared how millennials are not really any different from previous generations when it comes to the goal of homeownership; it is still a huge part of their American Dream. The piece, however, also reveals, “Saving for a down payment is one of the biggest obstacl...
By Jennifer Kelly GeddesNo surprise here: Thanksgiving decor can veer into tacky territory just as quickly as any other holiday furnishings. But if you just can’t get down with the blow-up turkeys, Pilgrim hat motifs, and faux foliage (the real deal is right outside!), you’re not alone. We love t...
By Larissa Runklelepas2004/iStock; realtor.com  Your bedroom isn’t just a place to crash after a long day; it’s also the perfect spot for hiding away from the chaotic days outside. You know the ones we’re talking about—snow days, “sick” days, #pjsallday-days.So if you want to hibernate as much as...
by Mercury EverOut StaffBig Freedia, Sun Nov 17, 8:30 pm, Wonder Ballroom, $25-28When Big Freedia is bouncing through town you know that’s gonna be one hell of a weekend, right? But mankind cannot subsist on azz alone (but it’d be fun as hell to try), and there’s much on the menu for connoisseurs...
 Some Highlights: Historically, the choice between renting and buying a home has been a tough decision. Looking at the percentage of income needed to rent a median-priced home today (27.7%) vs. the percentage needed to buy a median-priced home (17.5%), the choice is clear. Every market is differe...
ShutterstockSome are afraid the real estate market may be looking a lot like it did prior to the housing crash in 2008. One of the factors they’re pointing at is the availability of mortgage money. Recent articles about the availability of low-down payment loans and down payment assistance progra...
 The third quarter has come to a close, and Keller Williams agents are making history with their winning mindset and dedication to building careers worth having, businesses worth owning, lives worth living, experiences worth giving, and legacies worth leaving.“This quarter was the most impressive...

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