The Secret to Showcasing Properties Properly Online

In the real estate sector, it’s well-known that the value of curb appeal simply can’t be understated. The concept is simple: a property that looks warm, inviting, and attractive from the street is one with good curb appeal, and it’s going to result in more positive attention from prospective buyers than a comparable property that … Read more

Property Rental Grows More Affordable as Home Ownership Increases in Cost

As the economic landscape shifts from 2022 into 2023, adjacent industries like the real estate sector experience a ripple effect. Recently, new research into how the housing market has changed in response to these economic shifts has revealed that there are several locations throughout the country where it’s now more affordable to rent a home … Read more

3 key things to know before opening a home equity line of credit

HELOC use rose as cash-out refis dropped Last year, as mortgage rates climbed higher, accessing home equity by taking cash against it during refinancing — a so-called cash-out refi — became less appealing. Rates on mortgages went from close to 3% at the beginning of 2022 to a peak of above 7% in the fall. … Read more

Turn Your Dream Home into Reality

Dreams are a powerful force that helps people see the unseen. When not acted upon, dreams can remain just that; dreams. But it doesn’t always have to be that way. With proper planning, you can turn your dreams into reality if they are realistic. Among the many dreams, people have is living in their dream … Read more

What is a ‘rolling recession’ and are we in one? Experts explain

By most measures, the US economy is in solid shape. Although the first half of 2022 started off with negative growth, a strong labor market and resilient consumer helped turn things around and give hope for the year ahead. Gross domestic product, which tracks the overall health of the economy, rose more than expected in … Read more

Metros where US rent prices have dropped the most

Colorful cafe bars at the iconic Beale Street music and entertainment district of downtown Memphis, Tennessee. benedek | iStock | Getty Images Despite broad hikes in rental prices, competition is easing in some US markets as inventory grows, according to a new report from national real estate brokerage HouseCanary. At the end of 2022, the … Read more

Why The Renters Bill Of Rights Won’t Help Much

LOS ANGELES, CA – SEPTEMBER 23, 2022 – – Project Roomkey recipient Susan Hartnett, 66, attends an … [+] unhoused tenants rally to demand dignified, permanent housing — not evictions back to the street or inhumane shelter system — in the face of the city’s `demobilization’ plan oustide the LA Grand along Figueroa Street in … Read more

The Biden administration moves to create renters’ bill of rights

Housing rights activists and tenants protest against evictions and the poor condition of their apartments outside the offices of the landlord Broadway Capital in Chelsea, Massachusetts on April 25, 2022. Brian Snyder | Reuters The Biden administration announced on Wednesday new actions to protect renters across the US, including trying to curb practices that prevent … Read more