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In a recent article, First American shared how millennials are not really any different from previous generations when it comes to the goal of homeownership; it is still a huge part of their American Dream. The piece, however, also reveals, “Saving for a down payment is one of the biggest obstacl...
11/18/2019
By Jennifer Kelly GeddesNo surprise here: Thanksgiving decor can veer into tacky territory just as quickly as any other holiday furnishings. But if you just can’t get down with the blow-up turkeys, Pilgrim hat motifs, and faux foliage (the real deal is right outside!), you’re not alone. We love t...
11/17/2019
By Larissa Runklelepas2004/iStock; realtor.com  Your bedroom isn’t just a place to crash after a long day; it’s also the perfect spot for hiding away from the chaotic days outside. You know the ones we’re talking about—snow days, “sick” days, #pjsallday-days.So if you want to hibernate as much as...
11/16/2019
by Mercury EverOut StaffBig Freedia, Sun Nov 17, 8:30 pm, Wonder Ballroom, $25-28When Big Freedia is bouncing through town you know that’s gonna be one hell of a weekend, right? But mankind cannot subsist on azz alone (but it’d be fun as hell to try), and there’s much on the menu for connoisseurs...
11/15/2019
 Some Highlights: Historically, the choice between renting and buying a home has been a tough decision. Looking at the percentage of income needed to rent a median-priced home today (27.7%) vs. the percentage needed to buy a median-priced home (17.5%), the choice is clear. Every market is differe...
11/15/2019
ShutterstockSome are afraid the real estate market may be looking a lot like it did prior to the housing crash in 2008. One of the factors they’re pointing at is the availability of mortgage money. Recent articles about the availability of low-down payment loans and down payment assistance progra...
11/14/2019
 The third quarter has come to a close, and Keller Williams agents are making history with their winning mindset and dedication to building careers worth having, businesses worth owning, lives worth living, experiences worth giving, and legacies worth leaving.“This quarter was the most impressive...
11/13/2019
ShutterstockBuyers are out in full force this fall, increasing the demand for homebuying in all four regions of the country.According to the latest ShowingTime Showing Index,“Home showing activity was up again nationwide with a 4.6 percent rise in traffic, as the traditionally slow fall season be...
11/13/2019
ShutterstockIn the third quarter of 2019, the U.S. homeownership rate rose again, signaling another strong indicator of the current housing market.The U.S. Census Bureau announced,“The homeownership rate of 64.8 percent was not statistically different from the rate in the third quarter 2018 (64.4...
11/12/2019
President Franklin Roosevelt signs what would become known as the GI Bill in his office June 22, 1944. (FDR Library Photo CollectionToday, on Veterans Day, we salute those who have served our country in war or peace, and we thank them for their sacrifice.This year marks the 75th anniversary of VA...
11/11/2019
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