Category Archives: Homeownership

The Most Expensive Towns in the US — and What it Costs to Live There

Here’s how much you need to make to live in the top 10 priciest ZIP codes July 17, 2018, Jessica Guerin, HousingWire.com Everyone knows that living in Beverly Hills, California, or Greenwich, Connecticut, doesn’t come cheap. But how much, exactly, does … Continue reading

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More Young Families Opt to Rent instead of Buy

Homeownership for families with young kids drops 14% July 16, 2018, Jessica Guerin, HousingWire.com More young families chose to rent instead of buy in the 10-year span from 2006-2016, according to a study by RENTCafé. Likely influenced by rising home prices, tough … Continue reading

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Is a “Generational Housing Bubble” Taking Shape?

DSNews.com, July 17th, 2018 Baby boomers have long accounted for a significant portion of the housing market, so how will the market be impacted by the aging of this large generation? Are we heading toward a “generational housing bubble?” Fannie Mae’s Economic … Continue reading

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Are you Wondering if you can Buy your First Home?

KCM Crew, July 16th, 2018 There are many people sitting on the sidelines trying to decide if they should purchase a home or sign a rental lease. Some might wonder if it makes sense to purchase a house before they get married … Continue reading

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Americans’ Confidence in Housing Reading a Plateau

But there’s still optimism about direction of economy July 9, 2018., Kelsey Ramírez, HousingWire.com Americans are growing less confident in housing, and experts wonder if, after years of climbing, their confidence is hitting a plateau. Fannie Mae’s Home Purchase Sentiment Index dropped … Continue reading

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How Long do Most Families Live in a House?

KCM Crew, July 15th, 2018 The National Association of Realtors (NAR) keeps historical data on many aspects of homeownership. One of their data points, which has changed dramatically, is the median tenure of a family in a home, meaning how long a family stays … Continue reading

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Homes More Affordable Today than 1985-2000

KCM Crew, July 14th, 2018 Rising home prices have many concerned that the average family will no longer be able to afford the most precious piece of the American Dream – their own home. However, it is not just the … Continue reading

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