Foreign investors in real estate assign high importance to the potential for wealth and security—and according to new research, the U.S. is expected to offer both more than any other country in 2018.
The attainability of the American Dream at the metropolitan level. Intergenerational Mobility varies tremendously across cities in the United States, and these differences offer clues about which factors matter most for mobility.
Tips for Tax-Savvy Jumbo Mortgage Homeowners.
With nearly three months left in 2015, jumbo-mortgage borrowers can make tweaks to cut their tax bill in April.
Great News… Mortgages for Multi Generation Families.
A new Fannie Mae mortgage rule makes it easier for multi-generation families to buy a home because it also considers the salaries of the non-buying relatives.
Has U.S. Housing and Real Estate Finally Recovered? Hedge fund manager, Metacapital Management founder Deepak Narula, is pretty bullish on the housing market, calling the fundamentals “very solid.”
Downtown St. Petersburg’s blue-green waters are getting bluer this weekend with Blues Fest. Since 1995, some of the biggest names in blues music have taken the stage at the Tampa Bay Blues Festival here in St. Pete. Blues enthusiasts from all over the world come to scenic Vinoy Park to watch this spectacular showcase of American Blues music, performed right on the waterfront. See you there.
Consumers still confident in housing recovery. Fannie Mae survey shows uptick in concern over economy. http://bit.ly/11KHH2Q
Can you say, ‘bidding wars?’ They’re back! Seemingly overnight, many of the nation’s major housing markets have gone from stagnant to sizzling, with for-sale listings spurring bidding wars among a large number of house hunters. http://cnnmon.ie/Zjs0BQ
5 Things Buyers Need to Hear Before They Get into Your Car. How do you prevent the deal-destroying misconceptions and decision traps that plague hot market home buyers? http://bit.ly/Zmahnp
Thinking About Moving to St. Petersburg? Silhouette condominiums began taking Reservations this morning. Now’s your opportunity to reserve a new luxury downtown condo at low pre-construction prices. Sixteen half- and full-floor homes, starting in the $700,000’s… www.SilhouetteCondos.com
Merry Christmas to all… In case you were too busy getting “malled” this past week, here are a few newsworthy items.
An Awesome Christmas List for Realtors… Care to add anything?
7 Things To Do In December If You Want to Buy or Sell in 2013… http://bit.ly/VbZgli
This should help clear up any confusion about the Foreclosure situation.
Fannie Mae: “The housing market has turned the corner and a sustained recovery is under way.” http://bit.ly/V5ugaZ
Extending the tax break a year would save American taxpayers $1.3 billion, according to the Joint Committee on Taxation. http://bit.ly/WEjtah