Aging Down: The Face of Luxury Shifts

Aging Down: The Face of Luxury Shifts By RISMedia Staff Buyers aged 25-49 are considerably shaping the upper-end market, according to recently released research by Luxury Portfolio International®. Seventy-eight percent of buyers in the 25-49 group—”The New...

Where Owning Makes More Financial Sense

Where Owning Makes More Financial Sense Daily Real Estate News | Monday, February 05, 2018 As home prices and rental costs rise, more consumers are scrutinizing their best financial move: to buy or rent? Realtor.com®’s research team analyzed annual median rental costs...

More Homeowners Living With a Roommate

More Homeowners Living With a Roommate Daily Real Estate News | Monday, February 05, 2018 Living with a roommate isn’t a trend only among renters, nor is it limited to families living in multigenerational homes. The latest U.S. Census Bureau data reveals a growing...
CFPB ‘Constitutional’ After Appeals Court Ruling

CFPB ‘Constitutional’ After Appeals Court Ruling

CFPB ‘Constitutional’ After Appeals Court Ruling By Suzanne De Vita   An appeals court on Wednesday upheld the constitutionality of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) organizational structure. The agency, which has been at the center of controversy in...

Bike Rentals

Bike Rentals   Eugene is the perfect size to see by bike! We have over 46 miles of shared-use paths and 187 miles of on-street bicycle lanes. Don’t leave town without hopping on a bike to explore.   List of Bike Rental Companies Adaptive Recreation Services...

‘Hemp Homes’ Spark Building Industry

‘Hemp Homes’ Spark Building Industry Daily Real Estate News | Tuesday, January 30, 2018 As more states legalize marijuana for recreational and medical purposes, the housing industry is increasingly looking to embrace it as a building material too, The New York Times...

Cash Sales Soar to Post-Recession High

Cash Sales Soar to Post-Recession High   Daily Real Estate News | Monday, January 29, 2018 Cash sales accounted for 8 percent of new-home sales in the fourth quarter of 2017, matching a high that has not been seen since 2014, the National Association of Home...

2017 New-Home Sales Stir Future Growth

2017 New-Home Sales Stir Future Growth Daily Real Estate News | Friday, January 26, 2018 More buyers purchased new homes last year. The sale of newly built single-family homes rose 8.3 percent in 2017 compared to the previous year. NAR’s existing-home sales report:...

Economic Forecast Hinges on Policy, Tax Reform

Economic Forecast Hinges on Policy, Tax Reform By RISMedia Staff The economy could get a lift from tax reform, with homebuyers and homeowners likely having more income, but less in the way of write-offs, according to Fannie Mae’s Economic & Strategic Research...

4 Pros, 4 Cons of Open Floor Plans

4 Pros, 4 Cons of Open Floor Plans Daily Real Estate News | Tuesday, January 23, 2018 The open floor plan has been popular in many new home designs. Homeowners are showing a desire to have no walls separating the kitchen, dining, and living areas. In fact, 84 percent...