Hottest Housing Markets

Hottest Housing Markets

Hottest Housing Markets 2024 NAR has released its new list of the hottest housing markets across the US and it’s a wild collection of hard-to-figure-out locations. When’s the last time Buffalo, Cleveland and Cincinnati topped the most desirable housing markets in America?  The hottest list this spring gives us a strong hint about the desperation…

BackYard Offices

BackYard Offices

Work from Home Offices a Popular Solution The pandemic accelerated a national business and housing market trend that was already running hot in 2019 — working from home. The reality of working and living at home, and getting work done isn’t so simple however and there is a need for solutions. The backyard office is…

Housing Market Roundup!

Housing Market Roundup!

News Roundup for a wild Real Estate Market as we head toward 2023! The 2022 housing market rodeo isn’t over yet.  There’s a lot happening in US housing markets, and there’s plenty of uncertainty for homebuyers and home sellers, about where housing markets are heading in the next 12 months. It’s going to be a…

Homeowner Equity Rises

Homeowner Equity Rises

Homeowner Equity Looking Irresistible Corelogic, a provider of premium housing sales statistics reports that in the 2nd quarter of this year, homeowners with mortgages (63% of all properties) watched their equity grow by 29.3% year over year. Collectively, in the nation, it was an equity gain of over $2.9 trillion, and an average gain of…

New MLS Listings Grow

New MLS Listings Grow

Housing Supply – New Listings NAR reports a dip in new home listings this week, however in many cities, new listings were rising.  See NAR’s latest report below on those cities with the most new listings. New listings were up substantially this year vs last. In Florida in June, new listings rose 21% and in…

Will Home Prices Fall?

Will Home Prices Fall?

Will House and Condo Prices Fall? Hopeful home buyers are always asking, when will home prices drop throughout 2022 and into next year? Will we see house prices fall as frenzied buyers give up on their quest to find a house for sale? According to Redfin’s July 5th report, prices have dropped 2% in the…

Canadian Housing Market

Canadian Housing Market

Canadian Real Estate Market Forecast Just like the US housing market, the real estate market in Canada showed remarkable strength in 2020. The Canadian benchmark price increased 8.5% last year, almost five times the rate of 1.8% in 2019. And forecasts for 2021 reflect a continued trend of high prices driven by low mortgage rates,…

Banks and Mortgage Monopolies Dire Warning for Canadians

Banks and Mortgage Monopolies Dire Warning for Canadians

Is Canadian Real Estate in for a Big Price Drop? Even in the wake of the deadliest health epidemic of the last century, the Toronto housing market and Vancouver housing market did not crash. And if China had not released its deadly disease, the housing markets would have been roaring right now. It’s like science…

Illinois Real Estate Market

Illinois Real Estate Market

Illinois and Greater Metro Chicago Real Estate The months of January and February revealed the Illinois housing market and especially Metro Chicago housing market performed much better. 2020 was starting in a promising rising direction with upward projections for the next 3 months. Now with the Covid 19 work shutdown, is Metro Chicago and Illinois…

The Housing Crisis | Affordable Housing Solutions

The Housing Crisis | Affordable Housing Solutions

Housing Affordability at Its Lowest Ever A lack of affordable housing in North America is a disgrace. Despite a booming US economy  and glowing jobs report, flourishing housing market, affordable housing and homelessness are decades long issues governments can’t seem to solve. Look at this issue with more depth and concern, you soon discover that housing sales, home…

What is the Future of the US Housing Market?

What is the Future of the US Housing Market?

A Stable Optimistic Outlook for Housing for Next 3 to 5 Years What about the housing market forecast for 2020? Buyers and sellers are looking for solid reliable predictions of home prices nationally and local forecasts their respective cities before they make their big decision. This big picture guide should answer your pressing question, and…

Housing Options for Foreign Students Studying in Vancouver – Off Campus Communities

Housing Options for Foreign Students Studying in Vancouver – Off Campus Communities

Studying in Canada? Off Campus or On Campus Housing Options Canada is quickly becoming the preferred choice for obtaining a Western education, for students and their parents across the globe. One superb choice for living and studying are hotel style housing in Vancouver, Richmond and Burnaby. Within a few years, some 450,000 students will be…

Housing Market Update – US Real Estate Report

Housing Market 2019 Outlook The Housing Market Predictions for 2019? The US economy is predicted to grow 3 to 5% (now 4.2%), and with house construction intact, and employment strong, and US wages rising, we’ll see more Americans buying a home. For many happy people, it will be their first home. As you’ll read below and in…

New TREB Report Shows Foreign Buyers Have Minimal Effect on Toronto Housing Market

Foreign Buyers Not Driving Up Prices in Toronto A  Toronto Real Estate Board investigation concluded that foreign buyers play a minimal role in Toronto house prices and availability. 3 key findings counter the Wynne government’s insistence that Foreign buyers and house flippers are ruining the housing market. The report may indicate how government officials haven’t been honest to the…