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Foreclosure Rate Drops to New Post-Crisis Low [INFOGRAPHIC]

June 17, 2016 12:19 pm

Foreclosure Rate Drops to New Post-Crisis Low [INFOGRAPHIC] | Keeping Current Matters

What’s Happening in the Real Estate Market?

June 16, 2016 12:19 pm

What’s Happening in the Real Estate Market? | Keeping Current Matters This is a pretty common question that a potential home buyer or seller may be asking themselves. Leading economists in real estate converged in New Orleans this past week as they presented their answer to this question at the 50th Annual Real Estate Journalism Conference for the National Association of Real Estate Editors.

Here Comes the Housing Inventory!!

June 15, 2016 12:16 pm

Here Comes the Housing Inventory!! | Keeping Current Matters Almost every real estate conversation revolves around the continuous rise in house values over the last four years. Some have even mentioned a concern about another possible bubble forming. However, the recent increase in prices can be attributed to a very simple principle: supply and demand.

US Housing Market Swings in Favor of Homeownership

June 14, 2016 12:16 pm

US Housing Market Swings in Favor of Homeownership | Keeping Current Matters According to the latest Beracha, Hardin & Johnson Buy vs. Rent (BH&J) Index, homeownership is a better way to produce greater wealth, on average, than renting. The results from the first quarter index showed that “16 of the 23 metropolitan markets investigated moved in the direction of buy territory.”

Harvard: 5 Reasons Why Owning A Home Makes Sense Financially

June 13, 2016 12:16 pm

Harvard: 5 Reasons Why Owning A Home Makes Sense Financially | Keeping Current Matters We have reported many times that the American Dream of homeownership is alive and well. The personal reasons to own a home differ for each buyer, but there are many basic similarities.