The metro areas on Forbes’ 2016 Fastest Growing Cities in the U.S. are diverse in landscape, climate, cultural experiences, and inhabitants. With a powerful collision of fast-growing populations and economies ablaze, these cities offer plentiful job opportunities for creative and technical talent, varied housing and lifestyle options, low unemployment rates, and better-than-average median annual pay … Continue reading The Top 5 Fastest Growing Cities in the U.S.
When it comes to finding a mortgage, there’s more to consider than simply getting a low interest rate. In today’s post, we’ll review some of the key considerations that you should make when shopping for a home loan.
In the luxury home market, sales in the $750,000 to $1,000,000 range have increased by 15 percent in 2016 over 2015 sales. In the over $1,000,000 category, the increase is smaller at 12% but still significant. While home prices for lower priced homes are going up at twice the rate of more expensive properties, the more … Continue reading Home prices still on the rise?
Weighing the pros and cons between renting a home and buying one of your own? You’re not the only one! With rent prices skyrocketing across much of the US and mortgage rates staying low, a lot of people are starting to reevaluate their housing situation. In today’s post, we’ll explore buying vs renting and point … Continue reading Buying or Renting? Exploring the Pros and Cons
More US homeowners are choosing to refinance, thanks to lower interest rates amid the Brexit vote. According to Mortgage News Daily, the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Refinance Index fell back by 1 percent for the week ending July 15; however, the refinance share of mortgage applications continued to increase, rising 64.2 percent from 64.0 percent the week … Continue reading Mortgage refinance increase as rates affected by Brexit