3 Reasons to Sell Your Home this Spring

Many sellers are still hesitant about putting their house up for sale. Where are prices headed? Where are interest rates headed? These are all valid questions. However, there are several reasons to sell your home sooner rather than later. Here are three of those reasons. 1. Demand is about to skyrocket Most people realize that … Read More


May 5, 2014

Rethinking the 55+ Market

[:en]We are excited to have Nikki Buckelew back as our guest blogger for today. Nikki is considered a leading authority on seniors real estate and housing. Someone said to me recently, “Sixty-five is the new forty-five.” We chuckled, but the more I thought about it, the more I found myself in full agreement. With more … Read More


May 1, 2014

Shiller ‘FINE’ with his Son Buying a Home

In a recent interview on CNBC’s ‘Squawk Box’, Robert Shiller, Nobel Prize-winning economist and founder of the Case Shiller Price Index, discussed today’s housing market in a rather personal way. Shiller first commented that he believes “There is a certain, substantial amount of momentum in the housing market—much more so than the stock market.” He … Read More


April 30, 2014

FreddieMac: Housing is Stronger Today

In a recent blog post, FreddieMac explained that “housing is stronger today than at any point since the Great Recession began and hit bottom in 2009”. They then gave three reasons which support their position: Home sales are up 13% since their low point. Housing starts are up 50% since they bottomed out. House Prices … Read More


April 29, 2014

Gallup Poll: Real Estate Best Long Term Investment

The Gallup organization just released their April Economy and Personal Finances Poll which asked Americans to choose the best option for long term investment. It was no surprise to us that real estate returned to the top position over other investment categories (gold, stocks/mutual funds, savings accounts/CDs and bonds). Back in 2011, gold was the … Read More


April 28, 2014

The State of Hispanic Homeownership

This month the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals (NAHREP) released their annual State of Hispanic Homeownership Report for 2013. A 35 page report designed to highlight “the homeownership growth and household formation rates of Hispanics as well as their educational achievements, entrepreneurial endeavors, labor force profile, and purchasing power in the United States”. … Read More


April 24, 2014