Emotions can affect your home buying/selling decisions

The scenario is all too familiar: You see a home that calls to you, beckoning with its attractive features that make it love it at first sight. But according to a recent article in the Wall Street Journal, too frequently we fail to realize that how we feel about a home may blind us when [...]

2016-08-11T17:51:58+00:00August 11th, 2016|Blog|

Current housing crisis reverse of 2008

According to a recent article in Business Insider, America is entering a new housing crisis. But unlike the last one, in which supply was overly abundant, this time it appears not enough home construction is occurring, defined by rising prices due to the dearth of homes. Following the mid-aughts housing bubble that saw homeowners nationwide [...]

2016-05-04T10:58:09+00:00May 4th, 2016|Blog|

Millennials better target for home builders, survey finds

Unlike their generational predecessors—the so-called Gen-Xers—today’s “millennials” are considered a better target for home builders. According to an article in SFGate.com, 81 percent of millennials in the sample area surveyed (San Francisco) want to buy a home. In contrast, only 68 percent of Generation Xers wish for homeownership, compared to 72 percent of those 65 [...]

2017-12-12T14:19:00+00:00February 2nd, 2016|Blog|

Better days: Residential construction increased in August; consumer confidence rebounded in September

According to the National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) recent analysis of Census Construction Spending data, total residential construction spending continued to rise this past August to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $390 billion. Private single-family spending rose 14 percent higher on a year-over-year basis, while multifamily construction spending rebounded in the same month, [...]

2015-10-29T16:24:54+00:00October 29th, 2015|Blog|