Baltimore Sun Defends Landlords
Baltimore, Maryland has a very long history of unsatisfied renters. When the rest of the popular mainstream American media speaks about things like “ghettos” and “slums,” Baltimore is usually their apex example of how things have fallen apart...READ MORE
Bay Area California and Unobtainable Homes
There has been breaking news in California this week, as home prices have reached an all-time high in the Bay Area, as they're creeping up that high in areas like LA as well. The typical home is selling for around $200,000 more tha...READ MORE
Affordable Housing Is Difficult for Buyers and Renters to Obtain
Both prospective home buyers and renters across the United States are having a tough time finding affordable housing. In a report about the Ohio housing market issued by the National Low Income Housing Coalitio...READ MORE
Selling a house can be tedious and complicated, especially if you've never sold one before. Without the correct information, you might not know the st...
1. Inspect Your House and Make the Necessary Renovations Even with the proper maintenance, some of your house components...READ MORE
Creative Village to Create 7-Story Housing Project
Orlando, Florida is one of the most popular and populous cities in America and is ranked the number-50 most expensive city to live in. While it's nowhere near as expensive as New York City or San Francisco, the fact is that...READ MORE
With the right strategies and experience, finding a buyer for your home is easy and less complicated. However, if you're handling the procedures for t...
Besides, the process of selling a house comes with different challenges. For example, different buyers will come into you...READ MORE
Most home problems start as minor issues that you might ignore, thinking that they might not cause any harm. While that might be the case, some issues...
The best way to ensure that your house does not develop any significant problems is by handling any issue before it deve...READ MORE
Keeping your home clean and neat comes with numerous advantages. For example, it enables you to have enough quality sleep, helps reduce stress, and ke...
However, even with the numerous benefits, you might keep putting off repairs because of the notion that it will take up ...READ MORE
Housing Availability Is Going to See A Pretty Big Boom in The Next Couple Months
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a significant disruption in economic interactions, with the housing market being one of the hardest hit sectors. For those looking to buy, the lack of choice h...READ MORE
House Buying Is Soaring in 2021, but Is It Only for the Few and Not the Many?
As we move out of the global pandemic, house buying is on the rise. California is a leading example of where the housing market continues to soar this year. Yet, in this state and elsewhere in the ...READ MORE
Owning a home comes with numerous advantages. For example, you have the freedom to renovate different rooms to meet your requirements. Besides, buying...
However, you must take care of your property to improve its integrity and longevity. Read through to find out. Clean An...READ MORE
Biden Fires Financial Chief After SCOTUS Ruling
Since the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) refused to hear a fraud case regarding the US Presidential Election, more and more people have been saying that something fishy is going on. Why is SCOTUS seemingly bending...READ MORE
Mass Governor Has Big Plans for Federal Money
The governor of Massachusetts, Charlie Baker, is a Republican, but the entire legislative body working with him are Democrats. That in itself means that there's about a dozen news stories flying out of the state every single day...READ MORE
There are many reasons why you might want to renovate your home. For example, your current home might not be spacious enough for a growing family, or ...
However, most home renovations require a substantial amount of money. Therefore, if you're hard-pressed for cash, you mi...READ MORE
California Seeks Solution for Housing Needs
The state of California is incredibly polarizing. People have strong opinions about where they stand on the state, it's typically one of two stances they take. They either admire the state (because most who take this stance live t...READ MORE
Should You Put Down 20% on Your Home Purchase? Look at These Reasons
Many prospective home buyers erroneously believe that they need to put down 20% on a house in order to obtain a mortgage. However, many lenders and available programs make it easier to get into that dream ...READ MORE
Every decision you make as a business owner has a positive or negative impact on the growth and success of your business. Therefore, you should evalua...
A small office will affect your business operations because your employees will not be comfortable working in an overcro...READ MORE
A BlackRock Apologist Market
There are a lot of cynical people in the nation today; many Americans who always suspect ulterior motives. And for a nation that's perpetually awash in some scandal at the highest tiers of society, people have a right to display their cynicism. ...READ MORE
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...READ MORE
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 ...READ MORE
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...READ MORE
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...READ MORE
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...READ MORE
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...READ MORE
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...READ MORE
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...READ MORE
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...READ MORE
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...READ MORE
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 ...READ MORE
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...READ MORE
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...READ MORE
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...READ MORE
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...READ MORE
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...READ MORE
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...READ MORE
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'...READ MORE
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...READ MORE
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...READ MORE
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...READ MORE
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...READ MORE
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...READ MORE
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...READ MORE
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...READ MORE
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 ...READ MORE
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...READ MORE
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, ...READ MORE
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 donâ€™t want to live in regret because you overlooked so...READ MORE
As a first-time homeowner, you are hopeful that the process of acquiring a house will be flawless, and you wonâ€™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...READ MORE
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...READ MORE
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...READ MORE
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...READ MORE
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...READ MORE
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 isnâ€™t done to help the situation urgently, it will...READ MORE
Joe Biden Arrived Just in Time to Fix Americaâ€™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...READ MORE
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...READ MORE
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...READ MORE
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...READ MORE
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...READ MORE
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...READ MORE
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...READ MORE
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...READ MORE
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 ...READ MORE
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 ...READ MORE
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...READ MORE
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 ...READ MORE
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...READ MORE
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...READ MORE
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...READ MORE
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 ...READ MORE
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...READ MORE
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...READ MORE
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...READ MORE
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 ...READ MORE
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....READ MORE
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...READ MORE
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...READ MORE
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...READ MORE
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 ...READ MORE
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...READ MORE
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...READ MORE
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 ...READ MORE
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...READ MORE
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...READ MORE
Financial Solutions Available to Pandemic-Weary Landlords and Tenants
The housing situation nationwide is one of a â€śtsunami of evictions" without rent relief and possibly another stimulus package according to CNN. One North Carolina county courthouse reported 600 evictions...READ MORE
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...READ MORE
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...READ MORE
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...READ MORE
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...READ MORE
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...READ MORE
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...READ MORE
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...READ MORE
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 ...READ MORE
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...READ MORE
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? ...READ MORE
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...READ MORE
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...READ MORE
COVID-19 Pandemic Increases Housing Instability for People of Color
In an analysis of survey data from the United States Census Bureauâ€™s Household Pulse Survey, researchers demonstrated that housing instability during the COVID-19 pandemic has had a disproportionate effect...READ MORE
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...READ MORE
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...READ MORE
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...READ MORE