Americans Show Less Willingness to Move

Americans Show Less Willingness to Move

Americans Show Less Willingness to Move Moves across the country dropped to an all-time low this year, new Census data shows. The percentage of Americans migrating within the country dropped to 11.2 percent, according to the Census’ “Geographic Mobility: 2015 to 2016”...
More Tiny Neighborhoods Are Coming

More Tiny Neighborhoods Are Coming

More Tiny Neighborhoods Are Coming Tiny homes are still mostly illegal in the majority of the country since they don’t tend to meet municipalities’ zoning and building standards. But more cities are looking to change ordinances to pave the way for entire tiny home...
Real Estate in 2017: What To Expect

Real Estate in 2017: What To Expect

Real Estate in 2017: What To Expect 2016 was marked by low interest rates and a surge of millennials entering the housing market, so what can real estate professionals expect to see in 2017? MarketWatch recently broke down some major themes that will impact your...
3 Issues That Could Expand Fair Housing Law

3 Issues That Could Expand Fair Housing Law

3 Issues That Could Expand Fair Housing Law Shifting societal values and the ever-changing world of technology are creating new legal challenges that the federal Fair Housing Act must address. Emerging issues, such as the rights of immigrants and transgender people,...
Millennials Flee Coasts in Favor of Central U.S.

Millennials Flee Coasts in Favor of Central U.S.

Millennials Flee Coasts in Favor of Central U.S. As young Americans move out on their own, they’re choosing more inland areas of the country to call home. The metro areas seeing some of the biggest surges in millennial populations are in Charlotte, N.C.; Houston; and...
Study: Home Ownership Key in Retirement

Study: Home Ownership Key in Retirement

Study: Home Ownership Key in Retirement Older home owners who leverage the equity in their home may be better off in funding their retirement, according to a new study by the Urban Institute. However, the recession may have hampered many retirees’ abilities to do so....
Why Veterans Make Some of the Best Clients

Why Veterans Make Some of the Best Clients

Why Veterans Make Some of the Best Clients There are 18.8 million veterans and veteran families in the U.S. That’s a huge pool of potential buyers and sellers. Traditionally, the home ownership rate for veterans of the U.S. military has outpaced non-veterans. In 2006,...
Affordability Issues Strike Rural Areas

Affordability Issues Strike Rural Areas

Affordability Issues Strike Rural Areas Rural housing is facing an affordability crisis that’s only getting worse. Large cuts in government funding for rural housing support is creating a serious problem for both renters and home owners, according to a draft...
‘I Voted’ Stickers Have Real Estate Connection

‘I Voted’ Stickers Have Real Estate Connection

‘I Voted’ Stickers Have Real Estate Connection Those white “I voted” stickers people received at the polls Tuesday have an apparent tie to real estate. The Phoenix Association of REALTORS® claims that they originally came up with the idea for...