#Home #Values Higher Near Target

Posted on Mar 12, 2016 by Chrystal Caruthers What’s the difference between Walmart and Target? Home value. According to a recently released study, properties near Target saw an average 27% increase in home value compared to houses near Walmart, which only appreciated 16%. You can chalk that up to many factors — Target attracts aContinue reading “#Home #Values Higher Near Target”

5 Huge Mistakes People Make Furnishing Their #NewHome

Glowimages/Getty Images By Rosie Amodio Hey, we know: Moving into a new home is exciting. Like, obsess over decor blogs and catalogs, binge-watch HGTV for eight-hour stretches, find ways to interject phrases like “open kitchen shelving” into everyday conversations exciting. So it’s understandable that you’re dying to start filling every corner with stuff as soon asContinue reading “5 Huge Mistakes People Make Furnishing Their #NewHome”

Moderate #PriceGrowth Next 12 Months

In the monthly REALTORS® Confidence Index Survey, the National Association of REALTORS® asks members “In the neighborhood or area where you make most of your sales, what are your expectations for residential property prices over the next year?” REALTORS® who responded to the November 2015 survey expected prices to increase by 3.2 percent over theContinue reading “Moderate #PriceGrowth Next 12 Months”

How To Prepare for House-Hunting

Know that there’s no “right” time to buy. If you find the perfect home now, don’t risk losing it because you’re trying to guess where the housing market and interest rates are going. Those factors usually don’t change fast enough to make a difference in an individual home’s price. Don’t ask for too many opinions.Continue reading “How To Prepare for House-Hunting”

Obstacles To #Homeownership

The belief Americans have in homeownership and their desire to partake in this piece of the American Dream is very much a reality. Some of the obstacles preventing them from attaining that goal perceived, are not real. A recent study by Fannie Mae, What Do Consumers Know About The Mortgage Qualification Criteria?, revealed that many consumersContinue reading “Obstacles To #Homeownership”