Dec 16, 2019

Is Your Sale “Social Media Ready?”

Today’s News Synopsis: Social media factors in Millennial home-buying decisions.  Speaking of which, experts believe more Gen Zers will own homes than millennials.  Foreclosure activity decreased by 10% month-over-month and 6% year-over-year in November. In The News: Zillow – “More Gen Zers Than Millennials Will Own Homes, Experts Say” (12-16-2019) “The

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Nov 18, 2019

Good News, Homeowners Insurance Will Cover That Damage!

Today’s News Synopsis: So you’re going to do that renovation yourself.  Where are the most expensive zip codes in the U.S?  The NAHB reported builder confidence continues to remain strong this month, having only decreased by one point to 70. In The News: Redfin – “If There’s a Recession, Will the

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Oct 16, 2019

How To Attract Gen Z Renters

Today’s News Synopsis: Gen Z is going to spend more on rent than any previous generation.  Builder confidence was at 71 this month, it’s highest in 20 months according to NAHB.  The Mortgage Bankers Association reported mortgage applications increased 0.5% from last week. In The News: NAHB – “Builder Confidence Hits

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Sep 17, 2019

PadSplit Says Single Rooms Are Ready For A Comeback

Today’s News Synopsis: Are single-room rentals the future of low cohousing?  New home purchase mortgage applications increased 33% last month according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.  The NAHB reported builder confidence increased one point to 68 this month, putting it at a yearly high. In The News: NAHB – “Builder Confidence

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Aug 15, 2019

What’s On Your Color Palette For 2020?

Today’s News Synopsis: What are the top colors for your home for 2020 and beyond?  Mortgage rates are at their lowest on record with 30-year rates at 3.6% and 15-year rates at 3.07%.  Home prices increased 3% in July with the 3% drop in supply. In The News: Mortgage Bankers

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Jul 16, 2019

Size Doesn’t Always Matter

Today’s News Synopsis: Not all square feet are created equal when it comes to your floor plan.  NAHB reported builder confidence increased by one point to 65 for new single-family homes.  Senior housing seems to be the market more investors are looking at. In The News: Forbes – “What’s The State

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May 15, 2019

Forget That Starter Home

Today’s News Synopsis: Can you afford a forever home? Builder confidence rose three points this month to 66 according to the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index.  The Mortgage Bankers Association reported a 0.6% increase in mortgage applications from last week. In The News: Mortgage Bankers Association –

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Mar 18, 2019

The Futue Is Here With Sliding Walls

Today’s News Synopsis: A new tiny, circular home takes advantage of space by having sliding walls that can slide in and out to incorporate 20 different layouts.  Realtor.com discusses the spring housing market and the pros and cons of selling during this time.  One big factor that can make a

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Jan 16, 2019

Pretty Good, Even If Your Team Is Bad

Today’s News Synopsis: How do sports stadiums impact real estate?  According to the latest MBA Mortgage Applications Survey, mortgage applications increased 13.5% from last week.  If you are thinking of moving or just want to have more space, what are some of the top 50 things you should consider tossing?

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Dec 17, 2018

Get Everything You Ever Wanted

Today’s News Synopsis: How much would it cost you to build a house…realistically?  The NAHB reported builder confidence decreased in December by four points to 56.  According to Mark Hanson Advisors, your house prices may not be as safe as you might think. In The News: M Hanson Advisors – “House

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