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Are Tiny Homes Here To Stay?

The average size of an American home has been increasing since the 1970s. The American Enterprise Institute (AEI) reports that, in 1973, the median size for a new home in the United States was 1,660 square feet. Over the past 45 years or so, this increased by more than 1,000 square feet. The median size of a new home is now 2,687 square feet. The Problem With Big Houses At first, a big house is appealing until one tries to clean it or pay the utility bills. Many baby boomers, who are now nearing retirement age, are downsizing, especially if their children have all moved away. Moreover, Millen...

August 31st, 2019 Are Tiny Homes Here To Stay?

Are Tiny Homes Here To Stay?

The average size of an American home has been increasing since the 1970s. The American Enterprise Institute (AEI) reports that, in 1973, the median size for a new home in the United States was 1,660 square feet. Over the past 45 years or so, this increased by more than 1,000 square feet. The median size of a new home is now 2,687 square feet. The Problem With Big Houses At first, a big house is appealing until one tries to clean it or pay the utility bills. Many baby boomers, who are now nearing retirement age, are downsizing, especially if their children have all moved away. Moreover, Millen...

August 30th, 2019 Are Tiny Homes Here To Stay?

Join Or Create A Real Estate Investors’ Pool For Fun And Profit

Many baby boomers are reaching retirement age. If they set up their financial planning well, while younger, they should have accumulated enough wealth to have some discretionary money available for making investments. Others, who may be just starting out, have some investment capital but not necessarily enough to buy a piece of commercial real estate on their own. These investors might enjoy a real estate investment pool, also called an investors’ club. Pooling Resources One way to get some investment participation in real estate is to pool investment funds needed to have enough for the...

August 30th, 2019 Join Or Create A Real Estate Investors’ Pool For Fun And Profit

Join Or Create A Real Estate Investors’ Pool For Fun And Profit

Many baby boomers are reaching retirement age. If they set up their financial planning well, while younger, they should have accumulated enough wealth to have some discretionary money available for making investments. Others, who may be just starting out, have some investment capital but not necessarily enough to buy a piece of commercial real estate on their own. These investors might enjoy a real estate investment pool, also called an investors’ club. Pooling Resources One way to get some investment participation in real estate is to pool investment funds needed to have enough for the...

August 29th, 2019 Join Or Create A Real Estate Investors’ Pool For Fun And Profit

Case-Shiller: June Home Prices Grew at Slowest Pace in 12 Years

Home price growth continued to slow in June according to Case-Shiller’s 20-City Home Price Index. 17 cities reported higher home prices in June, but three cities reported lower home prices month-to-month. Seattle, Washington was the only city to report lower home prices year-over-year in June. Phoenix, Arizona Home Price Growth Highest in June Phoenix, Arizona toppled Last Vegas, Nevada’s hold on first place for home price growth in June. According to Case-Shiller’s 20-City Home Price Index, home prices in Phoenix rose by 5.80 percent year-over-year in June. Las Vegas, Nevad...

August 29th, 2019 Case-Shiller: June Home Prices Grew at Slowest Pace in 12 Years

Should You Relocate A House To Improve Its Value?

What can be done with a house that is just perfect but it is in a bad neighborhood or a dangerous spot? Think about homes that are in decent condition; yet, too close to the water. America is experiencing flooding now that is not supposed to happen in 500 years. That cute little beach bungalow could easily get wiped out in the next hurricane. It might be time to think about moving those homes to a safer area or higher ground. The International Association of Structural Movers says that around 8,000 homes are moved each year in America. Relocation may be due to hazards, such as the erosion of ...

August 28th, 2019 Should You Relocate A House To Improve Its Value?

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