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Is the Real Estate Boom Over?

House hunting used to be so much easier. For years, buyers looking for a new home were buoyed by low interest rates, a range of flexible options for mortgages, and a wide variety of housing from which to choose. READ MORE

How To Buy a Home at Different Stages of Your Life

For many people, buying a home is the biggest purchase they’ll ever make because it is both a financial and an emotional decision, said Kevin Bazazzadeh, real estate investor and founder of Brilliant Day Homes. Different ages and stages of life may bring different...

2022 summer housing market predictions

As the spring real estate season comes to a close, mortgage interest rates continue to hover above 5 percent, prices remain high and the tight supply of homes for sale persists, making matters challenging for home shoppers. That combination could result in a slowdown...

American Nightmare: It Costs How Much More to Buy a Home?

The U.S. residential real estate market is so hot the heat is keeping young buyers away from the housing sector. Now, with young homebuyers historically tasked with being the nation’s “starter home” buyers, the paradigm has shifted as millennials and Generation Z are...

American Nightmare: It Costs How Much More to Buy a Home?

The U.S. residential real estate market is so hot the heat is keeping young buyers away from the housing sector. Now, with young homebuyers historically tasked with being the nation’s “starter home” buyers, the paradigm has shifted as millennials and Generation Z are...

Does a swimming pool add value to your home?

Here's a cool and refreshing thought: Swimming pools are getting more popular. Despite delays for some equipment and building materials, the swimming pool construction industry has grown 2.4% per year on average since 2017, according to market research company...

10 first-time homebuyer tips

These days, the real estate market can seem quite literally all over the map—still super-hot in some areas while cooling off in others. Regardless of where you live, first-time home ownership can be an attainable goal with the right research and advance planning. Here...