Housing recession could send home prices tumbling

U.S. home prices are finally falling from a record high notched earlier this year, and could tumble by as much as 20% by mid-2023, according to a top economist.  Ian Shepherdson, the chief economist at Pantheon Macroeconomics, said in an analyst note published this week that home prices have already declined 5% from their May … Continued

Exterior Design Trends to Boost a Property’s Curb Appeal

Your property’s curb appeal will affect how people view you and can shift the value of your home as a whole. Design trends come and go, but in 2022 there are some that can make permanent positive changes to your property. These are some of the top exterior design trends that will boost your curb … Continued

Volatile markets sending investors running for refuge

Its been a rough year for investors who have had to deal with wild market swings, skyrocketing inflation and a rising interest rate atmosphere. Stocks just completed one of the worst weeks in months, with the Dow, S&P and Nasdaq marking a fourth losing week in the last five. All three major U.S. stock indexes slid to … Continued

8 Trending Renovation Ideas That Give a Great ROI

Renovation is one of the most important things any homeowner can do. It gives you a chance to completely reimagine your home, and you can also build value directly into your property. If you’re eager for an update and aren’t sure where to start, you’re not alone. To take out the guesswork: these are the … Continued

Trends for Aging in Place Remodeling Ideas for Your Home

Your house should be able to support your needs. However, as we get older our needs change. Over time, we begin to need things to help with mobility and to keep independence. One of the best things to do is when you remodel your house, to keep in mind what you might need some time … Continued

High-Value Remodeling Projects to Do for Retirement

When we have retirement on our minds: our homes are often the nest egg that comes up first. We put our money and time into ensuring these properties are well maintained and gaining value: but remodels can only push this value further.  If you’re interested in high-value remodels and want to ensure you get the … Continued

Can Poker Make You a Better Real Estate Investor?

Buying property can be a game of high stakes. For many, it’s the biggest single investment they’ll ever make, and it’s important to get it right. Are there specific skills and strategies to buying a house? There are, but it’s something that few of us do with enough frequency that they’ll ever become routine. We … Continued

Top 7 Features to Look for in a Real Estate Investment

Real estate is hot right now, and it’s a fantastic time to invest. Unfortunately, it can be difficult to decide what details are important when looking at properties and which can be easily fixed. These are the top features anyone should keep an eye out for when considering an investment property: and why they matter … Continued

How to Retire with an Upsized Home and Downsized Expenses

Whether you’re on the brink of retirement or still decades away from it, you’ve probably fantasized about spending your days pursuing personal hobbies like homesteading, seeing family, and relaxing. You may even be eyeing the prospect of starting your own business, such as an LLC, partnership, or corporation. One part of planning for the day … Continued

Moving In? Make Sure the Last Tenants Are Fully Out

There are few things worse than moving into a new house or apartment only to find a giant mess left behind by the last residents. When this happens, it can mean lots of headaches for you. And even if you don’t see any “leftovers” from the people who lived there before, they left plenty behind. … Continued