Jun 27 2012

Pending home sales increasing – does this summer rebound have legs?

Pending home sales are starting to turn brisker but this is expected over the summer.  The real question will come from the sustainability of this trend.  Yet a good amount of this bounce is coming because of low inventory and banks still figuring out how they will dispose of troubled properties.  “(CBS) WASHINGTON – Americans […]

Mar 26 2012

Pending home sales take a hit in February.

Pending home sales dipped in February according to data released by the National Association of Realtors.  The duality of the recovery is exposing a stock market with what appears to be healthy returns but underlying it all is a weak housing market.  Housing is a bigger component of wealth for Americans so seeing home sales […]

Jul 8 2010

Top 10 states with biggest renter occupied housing. Does having a low owner occupied housing rate create a state housing bubble? Renting is the solution, not the problem with the current housing crisis. Rents have fallen for Los Angeles and San Francisco.

Many articles are now finally highlighting the financial benefits of renting or leasing a home.  There is no national association with deep budgets that promotes renting so there is little advertising dollars that go into this market.  But in many cases, renting is a solid and financially wise decision.  Given this current housing market debacle […]

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