June 12, 2014 7:54 am
Last year Nielsen and the Association of Hispanic Advertising Agencies (AHAA) identified Upscale Latinos as the most influential segment since the Baby Boomers. Upscale Latinos are becoming a powerful population segment and have grown by more than two million since 2010.
June 11, 2014 1:45 pm
A recent study by the National Association of Realtors
, Home Buyer and Seller Generational Trends
, revealed that Millennials are a much higher percentage of the overall housing market than the public may realize. Here are the breakdowns:
June 10, 2014 1:33 pm
There has been a lot written about how buying a home is less expensive than renting one in most parts of the country. Rents are skyrocketing and homes are still at great prices. These two situations are also causing some sellers to consider renting their home instead of selling it. After all, a homeowner can get great rental income now and perhaps wait until house values increase even further before selling.
June 9, 2014 1:21 pm
Here are four great reasons to consider buying a home today, instead of waiting.
1. Prices Will Continue to Rise
The Home Price Expectation Survey
polls a distinguished panel of over 100 economists, investment strategists, and housing market analysts. Their most recent report projects appreciation in home values over the next five years to be between 30.8% (most optimistic) and 9.4% (most pessimistic).
The bottom in home prices has come and gone. Home values will continue to appreciate for years. Waiting no longer makes sense.
2. Mortgage Interest Rates Are Increasing