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Many mortgage trade publications have lately been delineating the best housing locations, mainly states, that increase purchasing power. The problem I have with this is that other than some almost-retirees, or dual work-from-home couples, the other 99% of the population … Continue Reading
TINY BUBBLES HOUSES In my last blog, we took a peek at the re-emergence of McMansions, my favorite house type — other than authentic mansions, of course. But let’s flip things around (pun intended) and investigate trending housing bubbles in … Continue Reading
NORMAL — Simply a Setting on the Washing Machine Being a former math teacher, I often choose to categorize things by picturing a normal distribution curve in my mind. For example, if you look below, “most” everything falls in the … Continue Reading
Even if you are only peripherally involved in real estate, home loans or finance, you know the millennials are a “problem.” Specifically, those born from 1981 to 1997 are not buying houses at a rate their parents and grandparents did, … Continue Reading
You may have heard of a reverse mortgage, but do you actually know what it is? Let’s take a step back (or perhaps “shift into reverse” would be a more appropriate term) and take a closer look at this useful … Continue Reading
March is Women’s History Month – a time to celebrate and recognize the importance that women have had in the world. With issues like the wage gap still a pressing factor in society, it’s beneficial to take a look at … Continue Reading
Is your home in need of a facelift? You don’t have to do a drastic remodel to bring a fresh, money-saving touch to your house. Here are nine renovation ideas that can give your home a unique edge and even … Continue Reading