Real Estate


Survey data reveals buyers new attitudes

I think it’s safe to say that many of us have been anticipating spring’s warm weather; if not for a change of pace from arctic temperatures, it’s the season that the housing market swings into top gea…

Prepare now for a low inventory market

As the weather warms, many home buyers are venturing out making themselves known; only to be greeted with low inventories and higher list prices.  The National Association of Realtors® March 23rd…

Home prices rising across the country

In case you haven’t been following along closely, the March 3rd release of CoreLogic’s Home Price Index (corelogic.com) indicated that nationwide home prices increased 5.7 percent during January compa…

The real dogma of current real estate

Real estate canon used to be straight forward and for the most part consistent.  For instance, if you planned a sale, you would target spring time because that was generally accepted as the time …

Learning to protect your online identity

Last year, hackers targeted a number of retailers to compromise shoppers’ financial and personal information. A recent hack of a health insurer possibly jeopardized policy holder data. And Krebbs Secu…

Get to know before you have to owe

For many, August 1st will be like any other summer day.  However for those in the lending and real estate industries, August 1st is when the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) new lend…

And this just in about fair housing

April is designated as Fair Housing Month.  The timing for the commemoration is not arbitrary, but is the memorialization of the passing of the Fair Housing Act, which was enacted April 1968.&nbs…