Laundry Rooms Rank High

Laundry Rooms Rank High

They are the ‘must-have’ room on the list. Almost all home buyers want a laundry room included in their home. That’s more than any other home feature, says the National Association of Home Builders, What Home Buyers Really Want report. The survey asks...
Home Buyers gain Power, Even in the West

Home Buyers gain Power, Even in the West

Is your Housing Market “seller-friendly”? In 20 of the 35 largest U.S. metros, market conditions favor Buyers more than they do Sellers, according to Zillow. California markets have seen the biggest shift toward buyers since last January. San Jose leads the way....
Equity tops $5.5 Trillion Dollars during New Streak

Equity tops $5.5 Trillion Dollars during New Streak

Out of all homes with a mortgage, the nationwide negative equity share was only four percent in the fourth Quarter, according to CoreLogic. More importantly, that was down over 20 percentage points from the peak recorded in 2009. The total equity in mortgaged real...
Best U.S. Cities for Public Transit

Best U.S. Cities for Public Transit

San Francisco is right near the top! New York; Union City, New Jersey, and San Francisco topped the 2019 list of best cities for public transit, according to Redfin. The Transit Scores examined large cities with a population of 300,000 or more. This year the rankings...
Homeownership at Four-year High

Homeownership at Four-year High

New Owners are the old Renters Good news, the Census Bureau has new data on the national home-ownership rate. According to the latest data from the Census Bureau, the homeownership rose in the fourth quarter to a four-year high. And it also continues a trend....
What Soft Home Depot Sales Mean

What Soft Home Depot Sales Mean

Can we predict a housing slowdown? The Home Depot’s stock shares fell 3% last week after the company missed its earnings forecast. Therefore, they say a slowdown in sales is coming. Experts say that Home Depot’s performance can be related to the cooling market and...