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I Can’t Believe It’s Not Grass!

For those who have not taken a look at the innovative technology that is now used to make artificial grass, they will be surprised at how realistic some of the newest products look when compared to living grass. Installing artificial grass, which is high quality, does not come cheap. Prices range from $8 to $14 per square foot. However, this investment may pay off well because of improved resale value, low monthly water bills, and other benefits. The best artificial grass can last up to 25 years with little to no maintenance. Here is a comparison of the advantages and disadvantages of the mos...

May 31st, 2019 I Can’t Believe It’s Not Grass!

Buying A Second Home And How To Pay For It

How does an average homeowner become a real estate investor? Certainly, owning a home is an investment in real estate. However, this guide discusses the next step for many to become a real estate investor. This is to buy another property and use it for a commercial purpose. Owning another home is less of a burden when an investor finds a way to make the home pay for itself. Here are some tips on how to help a property generate cash flow: Renting Out A Home Renting the home to others may be an effective way to pay for it. To do this well, a real estate investor looks for a home with special ch...

May 31st, 2019 Buying A Second Home And How To Pay For It

Buying A Second Home And How To Pay For It

How does an average homeowner become a real estate investor? Certainly, owning a home is an investment in real estate. However, this guide discusses the next step for many to become a real estate investor. This is to buy another property and use it for a commercial purpose. Owning another home is less of a burden when an investor finds a way to make the home pay for itself. Here are some tips on how to help a property generate cash flow: Renting Out A Home Renting the home to others may be an effective way to pay for it. To do this well, a real estate investor looks for a home with special ch...

May 30th, 2019 Buying A Second Home And How To Pay For It

Case-Shiller: Home Price Growth Slows in March

Case-Shiller Indices reported slower home price growth in March with a 3.70 percent gain year-over-year as compared to 3.90 percent home price growth for the year-over-year period in 2018. This was the slowest pace of home price growth in seven years. The 20-City Home Price Index showed Las Vegas, Nevada as having the top year-over-year home price growth rate of 8.20 percent; Phoenix, Arizona had year-over-year home price growth of 6.10 percent. Tampa, Florida had the third highest growth rate for home prices at 5.30 percent. Analysts said that all three cities continue their recoveries from ...

May 30th, 2019 Case-Shiller: Home Price Growth Slows in March

Case-Shiller: Home Price Growth Slows in March

Case-Shiller Indices reported slower home price growth in March with a 3.70 percent gain year-over-year as compared to 3.90 percent home price growth for the year-over-year period in 2018. This was the slowest pace of home price growth in seven years. The 20-City Home Price Index showed Las Vegas, Nevada as having the top year-over-year home price growth rate of 8.20 percent; Phoenix, Arizona had year-over-year home price growth of 6.10 percent. Tampa, Florida had the third highest growth rate for home prices at 5.30 percent. Analysts said that all three cities continue their recoveries from ...

May 29th, 2019 Case-Shiller: Home Price Growth Slows in March

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – May 28th, 2019

Last week’s economic news included readings on sales of new and pre-owned homes; weekly readings on mortgage rates and first-time jobless claims were also released. Sales of New and Pre-Owned Homes Lower in April Sales of brand-new homes fell nearly seven percent in April according to Commerce Department reports. Analysts noted that March sales of new homes were revised upward, which contributed to the difference between March and April readings. 673,000 new homes were sold in April on a seasonally adjusted annual basis. Analysts expected a reading of 670,000 sale of new homes; this rea...

May 29th, 2019 What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – May 28th, 2019

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