hot real estate markets 2018

The Most Promising Real Estate Markets in 2018 – Part 1

The New Year has come with new possibilities. Lots of people will be moving to a new place this year and rent or purchase a new home. If you are one of them and looking for the emerging hotspots, this is the list you should be looking into. We’ll cover the most promising real estate markets in 2018. This is the first part, which will be followed by two more installments. Read More →

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Family Homes could be the New Heirloom!

Homes could be the new heirloom to be passed down for generations through the members of a family. Until today, it was fine china, jewelry, or an antique piece but the 2017 Consumer Housing Trends Report from Zillow suggests that they are going to take a backseat. It could be a blessing for the younger generations who have been struggling to their way of homeownership due to student loans, high down payment, and many other financial issues. Read More →

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The Home Trends that were Big in 2017

Another year has ended and the real estate industry has gone through many ups and downs. Similarly, some of the trends in the housing industry kicked the dust and some others received a boost. Zillow, the famous online real estate company, has published a list of home trends the ruled throughout the year 2017. Let’s take a look: Read More →

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The Perks of Living In a Tiny House

Last week, we’ve discussed some of the downsides of living in a tiny house. However, every coin has two sides. Small homes have their own unique benefits too that you should know to weigh out the pros and cons of downsizing the living space. Read More →

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Learn about the Treasury Down Payment Assistance Program

Many people have planned to buy a home in the New Year. Many renters have aimed to change their status to homeowners. But, the reality is harder than dreaming and making plans. Buying a home means you have to pay the down payment, which is difficult for the younger generation (considering up to the millennial generation). It’s difficult to save up for the down payment when you are struggling to keep up with all the expenses – rents, student loans, and other incidentals. Read More →

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Tiny House Facts You Should Know Before Moving into One

Living in a tiny house almost seems like a utopian concept. You live a hip life within the four walls of a tiny space, keeping your clutter and carbon footprint to the minimal level. It could also be an ideal getaway when life seems too complicated. Well, this lifestyle definitely has its perks. But, you should also know some bitter truths to burst the bubble. Read More →

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Buying a Foreclosure – Is It the Right Decision?

Many potential homebuyers look for a short sale or foreclosure because everybody loves to get discounted products! Last week, we covered a topic on the short sale. This time, we will discuss whether it will be the right decision to buy a foreclosure. Read More →

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Things You Should Know about a Short Sale Purchase

A short sale is the last straw before the final foreclosure. It refers to the situation when a homeowner is selling their house for less than the mortgage amount they own on it. However, the sale still depends on the lender’s approval and there is no guarantee that the advertised price will be the selling price too. Read More →

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What will be the Effects of the New Tax Bill on the Homebuyers?

The Senate has passed a new tax bill during the first week of December. It seems that the GOP tax plan is likely to be a law before the end of the year and it can go into effect as early as January 1, 2018. Read More →

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How to Stop Small Leaks on Your Personal Finances

If you are thinking of buying a home in the next couple of years, you have probably already started saving for the down payment. This is the stage when every penny counts. This is also the time when you should pay attention to small money leaks. Read More →