[:en]The REAL Reasons Americans Buy a Home[:es]La VERDADERA razón por la que los estadounidenses compran una casa[:]

The REAL Reasons Americans Buy a Home | Simplifying The Market

[:en] Last week, we reported on the financial reasons that the New York Times felt that homeownership was important. The Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University performs a study every year surveying participants for the reasons that American’s feel are most important in regards to homeownership. There’s No Place Like Home The top … Read More


December 23, 2014

[:en]New York Times: Homeownership is Best Way To Build Wealth[:es]New York Times: Ser propietario de casa es la mejor manera de generar riqueza[:]

[:en] The New York Times recently published an editorial entitled, “Homeownership and Wealth Creation.” The housing market has made a strong recovery, not only in sales and prices, but also in the confidence of consumers and experts as an investment. The article explains: “Homeownership long has been central to Americans’ ability to amass wealth; even … Read More


December 15, 2014

Home Prices Continue to RiseLos precios de las casas continúan en aumento

“Broad-based Slowdown for Home Prices” That is a headline you might have seen over the past weekend. And though it is true, we must understand the story behind the headline. Case Shiller reports on the year-over-year difference in home values. Their latest report revealed that the rate of appreciation has slowed – not that prices … Read More


December 1, 2014

[:en]Either Way, You’re Still Paying a Mortgage[:es]De cualquier manera, usted todavía está pagando una hipoteca[:]

[:en]There are some people that have not purchased a home because they are uncomfortable taking on the obligation of a mortgage. Everyone should realize that, unless you are living with your parents rent free, you are paying a mortgage – either your mortgage or your landlord’s. As a paper from the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University explains:  … Read More


November 4, 2014

[:en]Future Homeowners Share American Dream[:es]Los futuros propietarios de casa comparten el sueño americano[:]

[:en]  Two recently released reports indicate that both young adults (Millennials) and teenagers (Generation Z) still see homeownership as an important piece of their future success. A report by The Demand Institute, Millennials and Their Homes: Still Seeking the American Dream, revealed that the Millennial Generation is optimistic about their financial future and still believe … Read More


October 1, 2014