New Year’s Facts

The final weekend of 2018 is now upon us.  We hope you had a great 2018 and wish you nothing but the best for whatever 2019 has in store!  Today’s rather large infographic from WalletHub shares over 5o New Years Facts – which are perfect to spark a...
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Local Market Monitor’s National Economic Outlook for December

Local Market Monitor, a National REIA preferred vendor, recently released their National Economic Outlook for December, 2018 where they share their thoughts on developments taking place in the U.S. economy. National Economic Outlook – December 2018 December 21, 2018 By Ingo Winzer Because homes are so expensive, income is...
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Christmas Tree Price Report for 2018

Christmas will be here before you know it and if you haven’t put up your tree yet then you may be in luck for rock-bottom prices.  A recent post on eSellerCafe.com used data from Square and the National Christmas Tree Association (who knew the trees were united?) to...
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ABC Predicts Construction Sector Will Remain Strong in ’19

In their 2019 construction economic forecast, the Associated Builders and Contractors predicts that the construction sector will remain strong in 2019, however they do warn about inflationary pressures on the horizon.  They say job growth, high backlog and healthy infrastructure investment all spell good news for the industry....
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Redfin Says Housing Inventory Up 5% with Sales Down 8%

According to recent data from Redfin, U.S. home-sale prices increased 3.3% in November compared to one year ago, coming in at a median price of $ 298,800.  November marked the third straight month of annual home price gains under 4% after a 77-month-long streak of annual home price...
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Generation Z is Approaching Money Differently

Ok…as a regular reader you know that we’ve posted a whole lot about millennials, but guess who’s coming up on their heels?  Generation Z – and they approach finances way differently than their older siblings.  Are you ready for them???  Today’s infographic from Rave Reviews shows how Generation...
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Fannie& Freddie Suspend Evictions Over the Holidays

Government-back giants Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae have announced they will suspend eviction lockouts over the holiday season.  As reported by Mortgage News Daily, the GSEs (Government-Sponsored Enterprises) will stat their eviction moratorium (applying to single-family through 4-unit properties) from December 17 through January 2, 2019. “We believe...
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