Top 5 Benefits of a VA Home Loan

Since the creation of the Veterans Affairs (VA) Home Loans Program, over 22 million veterans have achieved the American Dream of homeownership. Many current and former military personnel do not know the details of the program and therefore do not take advantage of the benefits of a VA Home Loan available to them. If you are a veteran or […]

What Is The Most Prosperous City In America?

What does it even mean to be the most prosperous city in America? Prosperous is defined as “successful in material terms; flourishing financially.” And, while money isn’t everything, it’s safe to say we all want to be successful and wouldn’t mind flourishing financially. So where in America is the best place to live if you […]

Why This Market Is NOT Like The 2006 Housing Bubble

With home prices rising again this year, some are concerned that we may be repeating the 2006 housing bubble that caused families so much pain when it collapsed. Today’s market is entirely different than the bubble market of twelve years ago. Four key metrics explain why: Home Prices Mortgage Standards Mortgage Debt Housing Affordability 1. […]

May is the Best Month to Sell Your Home

According to a newly released study by ATTOM Data Solutions, May is the best month to sell your home Nationwide because you will net an average of 5.9% above estimated market value for your home. For the study, ATTOM performed an “analysis of 14.7 million home sales from 2011 to 2017” and found the average seller premium achieved for each month […]

Best States for Millennials – 2018

A new study by WalletHub used “30 key metrics, ranging from share of millennials to millennial unemployment rate to millennial voter-turnout rate” to find out which states are the ‘Best States for Millennials.’ The Top 5 Best States for Millennials are: Washington, D.C. (also ranks highest in the percentage of millennials already living there!) North Dakota (lowest unemployment rate) Minnesota (highest millennial homeownership rate) Massachusetts (highest […]

How Much Annual Salary Do You Need to Buy a Home in Your State?

It’s no mystery that cost of living varies drastically depending on where you live, so a new study by GOBankingRates set out to find out what minimum salary you would need to make to buy a median-priced home in each of the 50 states, and Washington, D.C. States in the Midwest came out on top as most affordable, requiring […]