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The Housing Market In The Next Economic Slowdown

Sep 04, 2019 (0) comment

The Housing Market In The Next Economic Slowdown

Recent reports seem to hint at the dreaded economic “Big R” [Recession].  According to the 2019 Zillow Home Price Expectations Surve, released June 5, 50% of the surveyed economists, investment strategists and housing market analysts believe the next recession will begin in 2020, with 19% predicting it will begin in the third quarter.  When asked…

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Real Estate Vs. Your 401K

Jul 23, 2019 (0) comment , , , , , , ,

Real Estate Vs Your 401K

All of us would like to think we are going to retire someday, and hopefully, it will be comfortably. To that end we are encouraged to contribute to a 401K.  Unfortunately, the growth rate of most 401K accounts will not offer us the retirement we anticipate. As an example, even if you were to put…

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Multigenerational Homes Are in Greater Demand

Jul 02, 2019 (0) comment

Multigenerational Homes Are in Greater Demand

In 2018 the Pew Research Center released a report showing that almost 1 in every 5 Americans lives in a multigenerational home.  In fact, the numbers of two or more adult family members living under the same roof increased from 26.8 million in 1960 to 64 million in 2016.  Why the increase in this type…

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Don’t Get Caught Up in the Drama du Jour – Real Estate Stability

Jun 26, 2019 (0) comment , , , , , , ,

Real Estate Stability

Lately, we have seen the financial media spouting fear, uncertainty, drama, and doubt.  Wall Street sends us on a roller coaster ride every day, while the Everyman continues to go to work, get the same paycheck, pay the bills and largely tries to ignore all the drama.  This explains why investing in Main Street has…

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Thinking of Renovating? Buckle up!

Jun 12, 2019 (0) comment , , , , , , , ,

Thinking of Renovating Buckle up Hard Money

Renovations have been known to lead to many unforeseen disasters, but it doesn’t need to be that way.  With the proper preparation and due diligence, pretty much anything can be avoided. We have all heard the horror stories of living a totally upended life during a renovation, and of timelines being ignored by professional contractors.…

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Four Things Parents Should Consider Before Buying a Home

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Four Things Parents Should Consider Before Buying a Home

Parents shopping for a home have different considerations than other demographics.  As parents, their primary concern is the safety and well-being of their children, at the same time, they are also concerned with the happiness of the entire family.   Most buyers start their home search with a list of “must-haves”.  When children are a…

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Why Do Most People Invest in Rental Real Estate?

May 29, 2019 (0) comment , , , , , , ,

Why Do Most People Invest in Rental Real Estate

With Spring comes an uptick in serious buyers looking to invest in property, each with their own agenda.  Among the most common reasons buyers will tell you that they have chosen this type of investment, five stand out as most common: Cash Flow: Buyers are looking for a monthly cash flow. Equity:  Buyers are counting…

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Why Are Millennials Buying Now?

May 21, 2019 (0) comment , , , , , , ,

Why Are Millennials Buying Now

A recent study of Millennial buyers examined the reasons they are choosing to buy a home at this time.  Here are the results: 1. To Control their Living Space – 93% Many a renter has dreamt of painting their space to reflect their personal style. Some Millennials yearn for a pet they are prohibited from…

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When Is the Best Time to Sell Your Home?

May 07, 2019 (0) comment , , , , , ,

When Is the Best Time to Sell Your Home

The Spring real estate market may have gotten off to slow this year because winter refused to release its grip on Mother Earth.  However, you can be sure that with more sunny days, the market is returning with a vengeance! April and May have historically proven to be the top months to sell a home.…

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How To Minimize Your Real Estate Tax Obligations

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How To Minimize Your Real Estate Tax Obligations

“How can you best minimize your tax obligation under the new laws if you plan to purchase a home?”. This was one of the questions addressed in a recent article from House Logic, a National Association of Realtors publication.  It offered some very helpful information regarding tax-savvy home-buying, which is worth sharing because most people…

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