Monthly Archives: May 2015

Renters can break even within two years after buying a home

According to Zillow, renters in the majority of U.S. housing markets can break even on buying a home within two years. The company’s analysis of the “breakeven horizon”, or the point at which buying a home becomes cheaper than renting, … Continue reading

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Vacation home sales reached a record high in 2014

More Americans are bypassing the hotel and rental-home route and deciding to purchase vacation homes, according to survey results released on April 1 by the National Association of Realtors (NAR). The 2015 Investment and Vacation Home Buyers Survey found that … Continue reading

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4 top remodeling trends of 2015 so far

With the economy stabilizing and the housing market booming, more Americans are thinking about taking on remodeling projects. Remodeling your home takes work, but you’ll end up with an improved, refreshed living space and added home value afterwards. Just make … Continue reading

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Five types of closing costs buyers should know

The last thing you want to do as a homebuyer is forget to budget for closing costs. Usually, your lender will give you a GFE (good faith estimate) of what these costs will be soon after you apply for a … Continue reading

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