Housing: The Opportunities Are There To Create Lasting Wealth

Low mortgage rates and a strengthening economy has propelled our housing market. In October, existing-home sales increased by 1.9%. This include all completed transactions from single-family homes, townhomes, condominiums, and co-ops. Lawrence Yung, National Association of Realtors Chief Economist says … Read More

The Housing Market: Down or Up From Here?

Who better to hear it from than the appraisers, appraising homes for purchases and refinances in today’s market? They are on the “front line” and able to see the trends in the market as they develop over time. Summarizing the … Read More

Spring 2019 Poised for Strong Home-Selling Season

The U.S. economy is currently strong, with members of the workforce earning high wages and experiencing low unemployment rates. If consumers’ incomes continue to rise and favorable interest rates on mortgage loans continue to be available, the market potential for … Read More

The Economics of the Housing Industry

Recently, I attended a seminar put on by Matthew Gardner, Chief economist for Windermere Real Estate. He had great information on where the housing market is today and what is to come for the future. RECESSION Matthew Gardner, Chief economist … Read More

Do You Have Enough Insurance Coverage On Your Home?

After the wildfires in California, we have seen many homeowners struggling with their homeowners insurance. What is left may not be enough to rebuild their home. The California Wildfires revealed a real problem with homeowner’s insurance coverage for many homeowners. … Read More

California: Solar Powered Homes

The California Energy Commission just approved the requirement that all new residential construction will require solar power within a few years. It was a unanimous vote by the five-member panel. Currently, solar provides 16% of the electricity used in this state. … Read More

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