Affordable Housing Measures Put Landlords in Danger

It's an odd sight to see from time to time; people taking to the streets to shout that their politics are right, and the other person's politics are wrong, and vice versa. This is something that has been as American as app...

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Ohio's Housing Demand Is High, But Supply Is Low

On June 5, the Northwest Ohio Board of Realtors gave an interview about the inventory of homes and how the market is performing. It also released some projections about its expectations for the summer. In northwest Ohio, like ...

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Building rental property takes a substantial amount of money. Therefore, if you want to get the most out of your investment, you must have a proper ma...

However, managing rental property is overwhelming and time-consuming. Therefore, there might come a time when managing y...

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Renting a house is one of the most important activities in life. Therefore, when looking for rental space, you have to take your time to ensure that y...

Besides, you might have to re-start your search after realizing that you made a mistake during the rental process. There...

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Building or buying rental apartments is a good investment. If all your rental houses have tenants throughout the year, you'll have a steady monthly in...

If you don't have managerial experience, you might make costly mistakes when dealing with the tenants. Therefore, to ens...

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Owning rental property comes with numerous advantages. First, as a property owner, you'll have a steady income at the end of every month if tenants ta...

However, managing rental houses is challenging. If you decide to manage them yourself, you'll have to handle every proce...

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Owning property comes with numerous responsibilities. Depending on your state and the property you own, you have to pay a holding cost, insurance, mor...

Unfortunately, some of your tenants will move out of your property at some point. When that happens, you will have to lo...

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The location, space, and appearance of your office can make a big difference in the number of clients you receive in your business. Therefore, when lo...

Whether you are looking for a small office or a spacious room that allows more comfort and flexibility, knowing the fact...

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The time you spend when looking for rental apartments makes a lot of difference. If you have enough time, you can research different apartments for se...

However, if you have an emergency and you have to move in the next few days, you don't have enough time for all that. In...

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US Housing Market 4M Homes Short of Demand

Many states in America in 2021 are still implementing their same lock-downs from the 2020 Coronavirus pandemic, insisting that a new wave is coming and we're not out of the woods yet. However, just as many states have opened back u...

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Constructing a new house is very expensive. Therefore, you have to plan before you start your project to ensure that your construction does not stop h...

If you want to make informed decisions before and during your house construction process, there are several factors you ...

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The Right Time for Home Improvements

No one needs reminding that 2020 was a year full of shut-downs, lock-downs and more business closures than anyone can count. Even for people who kept their jobs as an essential worker, the rest of the economy was closed down and pretty m...

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Buying a home is a good investment that will save you a fortune in the future. However, you have to be ready to break the bank to get a spacious home ...

Why go through all these troubles if you can easily find a rental home for your family? The troubles are worth your mone...

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Factors to Consider When Buying a House

Are you in the market looking for your first house? Purchasing the first house can be exciting, but it comes with some effort. Since this might be the biggest financial move you will ever make, you should be careful every step of the w...

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Buying a house is a big investment that requires serious deliberation before making your final decision. The project might take up all your savings if...

Remember to take your time before making an offer to ensure that you buy the house you require. Therefore, if you plan t...

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Everyone wishes to own a house at some point in their lives. However, buying a home requires proper planning to raise the necessary amount of money. I...

If you are successful in getting a mortgage, you might have to pay back that money until you retire, depending on the ho...

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Being able to comfortably pay your rent is something that many people strive to achieve. And even before the Covid-19 pandemic, far too many struggled...

What is an Eviction Moratorium To better assist those who have lost their jobs, the federal government has issued an evi...

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How to Increase Your Home Value before Selling?

Are you not sure whether or not you need to renovate your home? If you are looking to sell your house in the future, then renovation is a must. Since homebuyers are never going to settle for less, how do you increase your home'...

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Rent-to-own; How Does the Process Work?

Maybe you have just found the home of your dreams. It has the right layout and is located in your dream neighborhood. Since a rent-to-own company listed the property, you might not be sure how to go about the situation. This article ha...

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How to Sell Your House by Yourself

If you are looking to sell your house without involving a real estate agent, you should know what to do to get the profit you deserve. This article shares some of the best steps to sell a home without hiring realtors. Note that while many...

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Renting a house requires serious deliberation. Even if you need a home to place your family currently, it could be better to find an ideal space that ...

To enable you to make an informed decision, consider the following questions to allow you to rent a house that will make...

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Finding a house to rent is challenging. You can take several months or years to find a rental space that fits your budget. Most houses in the city are...

With the cost of living going up every day, finding an affordable rental house will help you manage your budget. Therefo...

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Everyone dreams of owning a beautiful big house at some time in their lives. However, finding the exact house that has all the qualities you prefer is...

Therefore, don't think that you are taking too much time comparing different houses. Keep searching until you get the on...

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Many Affordable Housing Recipients Missed Payments in 2020

People who manage to get an affordable housing unit often have to deal with a long list of stipulations. They can't have any arrests, can't be charged with any drug violations, must allow inspectors to come in and en...

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America Needs More Walls for People to reside within, not to keep them out

Just a few years ago, there was a housing bubble that led to housing insecurity for many Americans. What are the barriers to housing security today? The simple answer is there is not enough housing i...

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During these hard economic times, you have to look for different ways to cut your budget. The best place to start is to look for affordable housing to...

Finding affordable housing is challenging because of the increasing population globally. However, you can still manage t...

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ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES OF RENTING A HOUSE YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT

Renting a house is one of the most common ways of homeownership. Renting a house means that you assume its ownership for as long as you need, while making a series of interval payments to the owner as per ...

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City Looks Into Unused Hotels for More Affordable Housing Options

All over the United States, there is a severe shortage of affordable housing. Even if Congress managed to pass a bill that increased the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour, there is no state in which that wo...

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The COVID-19 pandemic has altered how different industries operate. For instance, the demand for houses has grown significantly, which means the U.S.'...

The demand has grown since people have been working from home to limit human interaction. If you are working from home, ...

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6 Key Factors to Consider before Buying a House

Purchasing a house is one of the most important decisions you can make in your life. For this reason, you need to be keen on every detail that involves that purchase. You don’t want to live in regret because you overlooked so...

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As a first-time homeowner, you are hopeful that the process of acquiring a house will be flawless, and you won’t encounter many challenges. You shou...

While making such a huge financial decision, you should ensure that you are well-informed. Make sure you are well educat...

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The housing market was on fire in 2020 due to the pandemic, with an estimated 8.7 percent YoY growth rate. The housing market is hot, according to CNN...

Why Worry About Housing Market The economy of the United States is not at its best. The Federal Reserve and the Feder...

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COVID-19 Exacerbates Housing Instability in African Americans

In March 2020, COVID-19 was declared by the World Health Organization to be a pandemic. Workplaces started shutting down. Local and state governments curtailed activities and instituted closures of retail, restaur...

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COVID-19 Migrants Wreak Havoc on Affordable Housing in New Hampshire

The housing market in the communities of Littleton and Lakes Region in New Hampshire have gotten more competitive as more people have moved to the area in the past year. Two of the area's affordable housing...

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In a Wall Street Journal report published on Sunday, February 21, the blue-collar job market is getting stronger. America's blue-collar workers have s...

About Blue-collar Jobs and How They Affect Housing These jobs don't require a lot of years of education. Trade or vocati...

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5 Ways to make Housing in Big Cities Affordable

Affordable housing is a dream that most of us wish would become a reality. Major cities in the United States have had a housing crisis for several years now, and if something isn’t done to help the situation urgently, it will...

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Joe Biden Arrived Just in Time to Fix America’s Housing Crisis

America is currently in the throes of a massive housing crisis, but new president Joe Biden plans on answering the bell. The 46th President of The United States began his term with a to-do list that included e...

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Trailer Homes Might Be the Needed Solution for Affordability

Most people have thought of trailer homes as tacky, cheap and unsightly solutions for housing. They have a bad reputation for being unkempt places where only poor people live. However, a few housing experts think t...

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What Do the Record Low Number of Home Listings Mean for You?

As we move into the new year, the housing market continues to heat up. With plenty of motivated buyers and a lack of interested sellers, most housing regions are facing an inventory problem. Whether you are a homeo...

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Housing Market Had Incredible Gains in 2020

In a press release dated February 9, Zillow announced that the United States housing market gained about $2.5 trillion in value in 2020. This is the most value gained in a year since 2005. The housing bubble burst around 2007 to 20...

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Best Winter Weather Tools for Homeowners to Go to Battle Against Snow

There is no doubt that old man winter is here to stay for the rest of the season. If you are a new homeowner, you may feel lost about what tools you need to have in order to handle the inclement weather c...

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Biden's Housing Policies to Address Inequality and Racial Justice

President Biden promised to take steps in order to bring the United States toward the never-realized but frequently promised idea of racial justice. On January 26, he signed four executive orders around racial...

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Hottest and Coldest Markets in the US Heading into the New Year

One of the bright spots of the disastrous economic free fall of 2020 was that the housing market was still able to thrive during this unprecedented period in time. Historic low interest rates and a demand for h...

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Zoning Rules Can Restrict the Availability of Affordable Housing

In his first week as President of the United States, Joe Biden took more than 40 executive actions. Among his actions and promises are plans to help with the racial inequalities and affordable housing crisis. H...

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Now that Biden is the President, How Will This Affect the Housing Industry?

President Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th president of the United States on January 20. While the majority of the focus of this new administration has rightfully been on how they will combat the ...

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Economist Says Hot Housing Market Is a Boon to Economy

Jim Cramer, an economist with CNBC, stated on Thursday, January 21, that the strength of the housing market is a great sign for the American economy and its recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. This is in stark contrast ...

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Housing and Manufacturing Lead the Economic Recovery

According to the Department of Labor's jobs report from Thursday, January 21, the number of Americans filing for unemployment compensation decreased a little over the past week. The COVID-19 pandemic continues to infect hu...

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Soaring Prices for Building Materials May Reduce Housing Market Growth

Throughout 2020, the housing market proved surprisingly robust. Despite fears the pandemic would lead to a horrible crash, housing prices continued to rise and plenty of new construction was made. In the ...

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Housing Insecurity Hits African Americans Hard During Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic worsened an already precarious housing situation for many families across the United States. For many African Americans, their housing status was already in dire straits. The pandemic caused...

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Read This to Get Caught Up on the Latest News in the Housing Market

There is no doubt that it has been a busy week in the world of politics and news. Lost in all of this have been headlines that may have a great impact on the housing market as we move into the new year duri...

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New Yorkers Leave the City and Drive Up Housing Prices

New York City residents have been fleeing the metropolis in record numbers since COVID-19 was declared to be a pandemic in March 2020. This has resulted in housing prices soaring in the suburbs and even in outlying areas...

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2021 Housing Market Looks Strong, But Builder Stocks are Sliding

The housing market looks like it will have a strong start in 2021. However, a report released on January 10 suggests that home builder stock values are likely to drop from their recent high levels. This report ...

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Denver Offers New COVID-friendly Housing Solutions for the Homeless

On January 9, the city of Denver, CO, announced new plans to help homeless people at increased risk of COVID-19 infections and complications. The goal is to keep the people off the streets and in safe and af...

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Amazon and Facebook Plan to Invest in Housing in Multiple Cities

According to a press release on January 9, Amazon plans to invest $2 billion in housing in three American cities over the next five years. Those cities are Seattle, Nashville and Arlington. Amazon expects to ha...

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City of Albuquerque Launches Permanent Supportive Housing for Homeless Families

On December 31, the city of Albuquerque announced that it is launching an innovative rapid rehousing model that will provide navigational assistance to more than 200 people who are currently stay...

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Crisfield Public Housing Tenants Face Eviction Over Minor Debts

Public housing is designed to be a solution to combat homelessness, not a contribution to the problem. However, residents of public housing in Crisfield, MD, say that they're being evicted over minor debts. The ...

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Housing Experts Make 2021 Predictions About North Carolina's Housing Market

The wild ride of 2020 has a lot of people wondering what the housing market will be like in 2021. In North Carolina, the regional real estate association has issued some predictions for the new year....

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Toy Theft From Texas Public Housing Triggers Massive Replacement Donations

Many families are suffering as a result of the economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic. In times when a family might have to choose between paying the electricity bill or buying Christmas gifts, par...

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New Housing Initiative Helps LGBTQ Folks Find Stable Housing

On December 25, the We Thrive organization of Hyannis, MA, announced a new housing initiative for people who identify as members of the LGBTQ community. The We Thrive organization offers a shared housing resource w...

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What the Experts are Saying About the Housing Market Heading into 2021

There is no doubt that the continuing COVID-19 health crisis has sent the economy on an unpredictable ride. While some industries have floundered as a result of the pandemic, other sectors have thrived d...

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The USA Is in Another Housing Bubble

The last time single-family homes were built at the pace they are being built now, the housing bubble was about to burst. The number of single-family homes under construction grew for the third month in a row. These dwellings are driving ...

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Residents Sue Public Housing Authority Over Inhumane Conditions

The residents of Lakeside Homes in Lansdowne, which is a public housing community in Catonsville in Baltimore County, have sued the county over its lack of response to the substandard conditions in their apartme...

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Soaring COVID-19 Cases Exacerbate Housing Inequality Problems Across the USA

In a December 18 report from the Brookings Institute, researchers have found that skyrocketing COVID-19 cases are making housing inequality worse. The government has made no effort to mitigate the p...

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What Maine Is Doing to Increase Affordable Housing Options

The lack of affordable housing is a common problem in Maine as it is in the rest of the United States. This widespread flaw causes more people to be at risk of homelessness. Those who live on an extremely low income ...

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Arkansas Veterans to Receive Housing Assistance Vouchers This Month

In a report issued on Friday December 11, the Pine Bluff, AR, housing authority will receive and distribute 10 housing choice vouchers provided by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Developmen...

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American Homeowners Gain $1 Trillion in Equity During COVID-19 Housing Boom

Since the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 to be a pandemic on March 13, 2020, American homeowners have seen their equity grow by $1 trillion. The housing boom has been driven by the pande...

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Financial Solutions Available to Pandemic-Weary Landlords and Tenants

The housing situation nationwide is one of a “tsunami of evictions" without rent relief and possibly another stimulus package according to CNN. One North Carolina county courthouse reported 600 evictions...

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Is Your House Up to Code? The Results of an Inspection May Surprise You

Most cities and municipalities in the US have established certain building codes that also apply to private homes. While most homeowners simply assume that their home is up to code, this is not necessar...

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Finding Decent, Affordable Housing Is a Struggle for Families

The real estate boom that has gone on for the past few years has shown no signs of stopping. The inventory of new construction and existing homes for sale is at an all-time low, and the prices of homes are at an a...

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Housing Shortage Is About to Get Worse

According to an analysis of the real estate market released by an industry watchdog on November 28, America's housing shortage is about to get worse. The combination of a solid stock market, good vaccine news and market-friendly cabinet...

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Why Putting Your House on the Market During the Holidays is a Good Idea

Many families are taking advantage of this hot housing market to put their house on the market. While the holidays are generally considered to be the slowest time of the year to list your home, there ar...

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Struggling to Pay Rent or Your Mortgage? Read This for Your Options

As the economy continues to sputter along as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the employment rate is hovering around 7% nationwide. As such, it is no surprise to learn that many families are havin...

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Homeless People Take Over Abandoned School in Tacoma

In Tacoma, WA, police put on personal protective equipment in order to clear an abandoned school that had been taken over by nearly a dozen people. This action was taken on the night of Friday, November 20. The homeless pe...

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How the Biden Administration Will Work Through Affordable Housing Challenges

As President-elect Joe Biden prepares to take the oath of office on January 20, 2021, he is facing a multitude of issues. The most obvious is the COVID-19 pandemic and its fallout. The economic rami...

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How COVID-19 and Political Unrest is Affecting Housing Market

One industry that has been relatively immune from the far-reaching effects of the COVID-19 health crisis is the housing market. However, ongoing protests and increasing political tension is changing the way that ...

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Demand for Affordable Housing Is High in Las Vegas

The City of Lights may have plenty of bulbs, playing cards and poker chips, but one thing that is lacking in is a supply of housing for sale. The demand of affordable housing in Las Vegas is at an all time high, according to...

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Looking to Rent in a Metro Area? Now Might Be the Time to Strike

We've all heard the adage that it's always best to strike while the iron is hot. For the first time in the past few decades, the iron might be getting hot in the metro area you've been eyeing. What Happened? ...

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Home Selling Site Zillow Sees Rapid Growth During COVID-19 Pandemic

The website Zillow, which is owned by Zillow Group Inc., reported its third-quarter earnings late on Thursday, November 5. It stated that its earnings beat expectations, and this sent shares of its stock soa...

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If You're Buying or Selling Property, Check Out These COVID Safety Tips

COVId-19 might have slowed down some parts of the economy, but in many places, the housing market is booming. Right now might be a great time to sell or buy a new property, but a lot of the traditional...

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COVID-19 Pandemic Increases Housing Instability for People of Color

In an analysis of survey data from the United States Census Bureau’s Household Pulse Survey, researchers demonstrated that housing instability during the COVID-19 pandemic has had a disproportionate effect...

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Best Real Estate and Housing Blogs to Add to Your Required Reading List

One of the best ways to learn more about the real estate and housing market is to spend a dedicated amount of time each week reading respected blogs about the topic. Regardless of if you are a novice to...

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Winter Home Essentials You Need During the COVID-19 Crisis

Autumn arrived a month ago in the northern hemisphere, and winter won't be far behind it. Now is the time to start preparing your house for the long winter ahead. Public health experts expect a surge in COVID-19 case...

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Seniors Increasingly Faced With Big Mortgage Debts

According to a report released by The Real Deal, which is a real estate news publication, more than 32.7% of senior citizens are currently living with housing debt. This share of older Americans dealing with housing debt has...

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A Tale of Two Americas: Mansion Sales and Emergency Housing

There is currently a situation of two Americas. According to an NPR report from October 23, sales of million-dollar mansions have more than doubled since the World Health Organization (WHO) declared COVID-19 a pande...

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Cincinnati Green Lights Affordable Housing

The City Council of Cincinnati recently gave the green light for a brand new project in one of the city's poorest areas. This affordable housing project, located in the Lower Price Hill, is actually pretty shocking news for residen...

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Insecurity Over Housing Has a Trickle-down Effect on Economy

In Emeryville, CA, a newly-completed affordable community had its opening ceremony on October 15. This community is a mixed-use development oriented around transit. It's the last step in a partnership between publi...

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COVID Boosts These Real Estate Trends While Causing Others to Slow Down

Being aware of real estate trends can help you make good decisions when buying, selling, or renting property. However, a lot of tried and true housing trends are being turned on their head by the COVID-1...

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World Homeless Day Is October 10

World Homeless Day is October 10. People who are homeless need protection from two serious threats. The first threat they face is from the upcoming cold weather. The second is from the COVID-19 pandemic. Nearly 100 million people around the w...

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COVID-19 Health Crisis Delivers Surprisingly Good News to Housing Industry

The ongoing COVID-19 crisis has upended the entire economic landscape of the world. While it is not a shock that so many businesses have suffered great losses at the hands of the pandemic, it is cert...

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Oregon Helps Wildfire Victims With Emergency Housing Options

This year's wildfires in the western United States have been unprecedented. An area larger than the state of Delaware has already burned, and the fire season is not over yet. Thousands of families have been displac...

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Considering Renovating Your Home's Flooring? Try These New Flooring Trends

If you are like many homeowners with some downtime due to the COVID-19 crisis, you may be considering doing some home improvement projects. With more people hunkering down at home during this unprece...

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United States Housing Industry Makes a Huge Comeback

The American housing market has made a big comeback between June and the end of September, according to a report released on October 1. This has happened even though the economy as a whole is still struggling to make gains...

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California's Housing Policies May Cause Wildfires Losses to Get Worse

On October 2, environmental engineers and fire safety professionals announced that California's wildfire destruction could be directly related to the state's housing policies. If the state does not make so...

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Presidential Candidates Lay Out Their Housing Policy Plans Before Debates

Early voting is already underway in many areas of the United States. The first presidential debate is scheduled for September 29. In advance of the first debate, both former Vice President Joe Biden an...

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Mortgage Lenders Take Advantage of Flourishing Economy

The United States of America was one of the most hardest hit nations by the Covid-19 pandemic of 2020. In totality, they nation lost tens of millions of jobs, a huge percentage of their businesses closed down permanentl...

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Looking to Remodel or Refresh Your Home? You May Want to Avoid These Trends

With the coolness and darkness setting in around the country, many people are looking for ways to update their home to create a cozier vibe. This combined with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is leadi...

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Why Building Homes Won't Actually Solve the Housing Crisis

As you may already be aware, the nation is currently in the middle of a housing crisis. Millions of Americans are finding it hard to get affordable housing, and the American dream of homeownership is out of grasp fo...

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These 8 Cities Are Right on the Brink of a Major Housing Market Slump

For the most part, the housing market is looking relatively strong despite all the unrest from COVID-19. However, there are a few areas where the pandemic has greatly affected housing. Regions that had ov...

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Students Receive Much-needed Help With Affordable Housing

Many people are at risk of losing their homes. The elderly, who live on fixed income, are a large at-risk group. However, many people forget that infants, toddlers and school-age children are also at a high risk of ho...

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Housing Market Continues to Set Records Despite Ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic

Housing experts were predicting a dire freefall in the home market when the COVID-19 pandemic hit. Fortunately, those predictions have proven to be way off as the market has shown an extraordinary amo...

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