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Home prices have appreciated considerably over the last five years. This has some concerned that we may be in for another dramatic correction. However, recent statistics suggest home values will not crash as they did a decade ago. Instead, this time they will come in for a soft landing.The previo...
02/28/2019
Affordability, stability and flexibility are the three reasons homebuyers overwhelmingly choose a 30-year term.  The payments are lower, easier to qualify for the mortgage and they can always make additional principal contributions.However, for those who can afford a higher payment and commit to ...
02/27/2019
In the last few years, student loan debt and rising housing costs have been cited as the chief reasons why many young adults are moving back in with their parents. But a new Homes.com study suggests the real trigger may be a broken heart.  © JGI/Jamie Grill/Getty Images  Since the Great Recession...
02/26/2019
Every three years, the Federal Reserve conducts their Survey of Consumer Finances. Data is collected across all economic and social groups. The latest survey data covers 2013-2016.The study revealed that the median net worth of a homeowner is $231,400 – a 15% increase since 2013. At the same time...
02/25/2019
Completing a few simple tasks before you go away can ensure that you return to your home in the same condition in which you left it.Foil BurglarsYou can easily discourage burglars from staking out your house as a potential target. Making your house look occupied is the number one way to accomplis...
02/22/2019
Sure, you may not have planned for your elderly parents to one day live with you and your family. What if you don't have the space? What if you can't afford to move them into a retirement or care facility? If you haven't looked into a home with a mother-in-law suite, perhaps you should take a loo...
02/21/2019
Fear of the unknown is common among all ages.  Kids, at night, imagine monsters in their closets or under their beds and adults are unsure of what the future might bring. It may be natural for first-time buyers to be unsure of the process because they haven't been through it before but even repea...
02/20/2019
Luxuries like pools and lavish living spaces may not be as enticing to home buyers as a garage, finds a new poll by Zolo Realty, a Canadian online real estate marketplace. Zolo Realty surveyed more than 1,800 North American respondents to discover buyer behavior and desires.Male and female home b...
02/19/2019
In a CNBC article, self-made millionaire David Bach explained that: “The biggest mistake millennials are making is not buying their first home.” He goes on to say that, “If you want to build real financial security, real wealth for your lifetime, then you need to buy a home.”Bach went on to expla...
02/18/2019
ATLANTA -- City Tap, the American gastropub that just opened in Midtown Atlanta, is launching lunch service. Available Monday through Sunday beginning at 11am, the new offerings are crafted by Executive Chef Greg Gettles.On the lunch menu, diners will find dishes such as Baked Oysters, made with ...
02/15/2019
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