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Lessons From Ireland’s Rental Crisis
Lessons From Ireland’s Rental Crisis
On Aug. 1, only 716 homes were available for rent in the whole of Ireland, a country of five million people. The result? In one instance, hundreds of ...
09-21-2022
Queensland to Host Summit to Deal With Lockdown-Driven Migration, Homelessness
Queensland to Host Summit to Deal With Lockdown-Driven Migration, Homelessness
The government of Queensland has announced a Housing Summit to deal with several issues plaguing the state's housing market following an interstate migration boom driven by lockdowns in ...
09-13-2022
Foreclosure Wave and the Slowdown on New Home Constructions
Foreclosure Wave and the Slowdown on New Home Constructions
Loan servicers and banks are expecting a wave of foreclosures to inbound. The foreclosures over the past two years have built up due to the foreclosure and eviction ...
08-31-2022
Is a Real Estate Recession on the Horizon?
Is a Real Estate Recession on the Horizon?
Recession has been the buzzword in the real estate industry ever since mortgage interest rates started to climb toward 6 percent. The latest report from the National Association ...
08-30-2022
The Start of the 2022 Housing Crash
The Start of the 2022 Housing Crash
Empty homes have started to pile up across the country. Inventory is surging, along with price cuts in cities least expected. Counties where there has been a large ...
08-22-2022
The Pro and Cons of Real Estate Investing: What You Need To Know
The Pro and Cons of Real Estate Investing: What You Need To Know
The outlook for the stock market and much of the economy remains uncertain. That being the case, many investors are looking for alternative spots to grow their portfolios. ...
08-13-2022
What’s Behind Skyrocketing US Rents?
What’s Behind Skyrocketing US Rents?
Part I of a series Moving to a new city and searching for a place to live can be challenging. Home prices are high, and interest rates are ...
08-11-2022
These Cities Are Booming. But Could You Wind Up Underwater?
These Cities Are Booming. But Could You Wind Up Underwater?
Many cities are experiencing housing bubbles. Some reasons include pent-up buying left over from the pandemic, or people who are nesting more since they are working remotely. In ...
08-8-2022
How to Budget Realistically for Home Repairs
How to Budget Realistically for Home Repairs
If you’re a homeowner and haven’t faced a big repair bill yet, just wait. Even in the best-maintained homes, stuff will wear out or break. Budgeting for these ...
07-26-2022
US Home Sales Fell in June as Prices Reach New Heights
US Home Sales Fell in June as Prices Reach New Heights
Sales of previously occupied U.S. homes slowed for the fifth consecutive month in June as higher mortgage rates and rising prices kept many home hunters on the sidelines. ...
07-24-2022
Housing Market Chills as Mortgage Rates, Prices Scare Buyers
Housing Market Chills as Mortgage Rates, Prices Scare Buyers
It’s the summer that cooled off the housing market. Rising mortgage rates have combined with already high home prices to discourage would-be buyers. Mortgage applications have declined sharply. ...
07-23-2022
5 Tips for Real Estate Investors Who Want to Protect Themselves From a Market Crash
5 Tips for Real Estate Investors Who Want to Protect Themselves From a Market Crash
Article by Xavier PRETERIT Each country in this world has had its real estate crisis, depending on the market situation. For example, in the United States, there was a real ...
07-22-2022
9 Ways to Invest in Real Estate for Retirement
9 Ways to Invest in Real Estate for Retirement
Investing in real estate is one of the oldest forms of investing and many people consider it to be a safe investment compared to other more volatile investments ...
07-19-2022
A Beginner’s Guide to Real Estate Investing
A Beginner’s Guide to Real Estate Investing
Real estate investing can produce lucrative results if you invest carefully. You can use real estate investments to balance a portfolio, because these investments often outperform when the ...
07-13-2022
Housing Heat Index: Which State Real Estate Markets Are Doing the Best, Worst During the Pandemic Boom?
Housing Heat Index: Which State Real Estate Markets Are Doing the Best, Worst During the Pandemic Boom?
By Jeff Ostrowski From Bankrate.com Before the coronavirus recession, Utah’s housing market was on fire. Then came the COVID-19 pandemic, which sent residents of Northern California and Seattle ...
07-12-2022
5 Real Estate Mistakes That Could Make You Lose Money
5 Real Estate Mistakes That Could Make You Lose Money
By Joe Edgar On the surface, real estate investing seems so easy. Passive income, property appreciation, tax benefits, and more. What's not to like? But the reality of life as a ...
07-11-2022
12 Realistic Ways to Make Your First $1 Million
12 Realistic Ways to Make Your First $1 Million
By Barbara Friedberg At first glance, building a net worth of $1 million might seem unattainable, but it's more realistic than you think. In fact, you don't even need a ...
07-9-2022
4 Simple Tips for Finding Incredible Real Estate Deals
4 Simple Tips for Finding Incredible Real Estate Deals
By Brandon Turner When I was a child, every Saturday morning was the same: Wake up early, pile into the minivan with my mom and three siblings, and ...
07-7-2022
How Inflation Is Affecting Your Portfolio Right Now
How Inflation Is Affecting Your Portfolio Right Now
By Melissa Brock Inflation affects your portfolio right here, right now. You probably already know about the dark side of inflation and how it affects your portfolio. But have ...
07-6-2022
How to Make Your First Million in Real Estate in 6 Years: A Step-by-Step Guide
How to Make Your First Million in Real Estate in 6 Years: A Step-by-Step Guide
By Joe Edgar Over the last 50 years, home prices in the United States have increased by more than 5 percent annually on average, according to the National Association of ...
07-2-2022
Navigating Today’s Daunting Housing Market
Navigating Today’s Daunting Housing Market
It has not been a great year for Wall Street and the economy. In an effort to combat rampant inflation, the Federal Reserve (Fed) raised interest rates in ...
07-1-2022
How Will the Sharpest Rise in Mortgage Rates in 3 Decades Affect Home Prices?
How Will the Sharpest Rise in Mortgage Rates in 3 Decades Affect Home Prices?
By Jeff Ostrowski From Bankrate.com Mortgage rates are climbing fast. The national average rate on a 30-year mortgage rose to 5.91 percent this week, surging from just 2.87 ...
06-30-2022