2018 Profile of Home Buyers & Sellers

According to the NAR’s 2018 Profile of Home Buyers & Sellers, single female buyers continue to be a powerful force in the market, while low inventory, rising interest rates and increasing home prices remain, holding back first-time buyers despite notable interest in buying a home.  That being said,...
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Bank of America’s Fall Homebuyer Insights Report

Bank of America recently released their Fall Homebuyers Insights Report that explores the attitudes, preferences and behaviors of the modern homebuyer. For the first time, their survey also took a closer look at current renters who plan to someday own a home. The report also finds that, among...
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2018’s Best Places to Trick-or-Treat

Halloween is just around the corner and with that notion (or potion, if you will), the scary folks over at smartasset came up with their list of the top 25 cities in America for trick-or-treating.  To get their list, they looked at housing density, housing stock, crime rates,...
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Breweries in the United States

A few weeks ago we shared the interactive American Community Survey Data Wheel with information about America’s changing population, housing and workforce.  Today we’ve got another one from the folks at the U.S. Census Bureau only this time showing the number of breweries per state, juxtaposed with important...
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The Tax Migration Has Begun!

We have had several posts about this issue and the evidence keeps on coming in;  people are moving out of high-tax states into lower-taxed ones.  CNBC’s Robert Frank says that the “tax migration has begun” and that real estate sales are falling in high-tax states and surging in...
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New Miami Beach Laws Cracking Down on Short-Term Rentals

As an avid reader of this site, you know that we’ve had several posts about Miami Beach cracking down on short-term rentals.  In late September, the city implemented a strict new law designed to prevent widespread illegal rentals, partly resulting from previously reported issues and problems.  CNBC is...
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