Some Highlights: Thinking of moving across the country? How far will your money take you? The majority of states in the Midwest and South offer a lower cost of living compared to Northeast and Western states. The ‘Biggest Bang for your Buck’ comes in Mississippi where, compared to the national average, you can actually purchase
This housing market has many people talking about home values; where they are and where they are headed. It’s also interesting to look back and see how home prices compare to values prior to the housing crisis. Every quarter, Freddie Mac releases their House Price Index. The index usually provides monthly home values for: the
By Lucy Berry | firstname.lastname@example.org Follow on Twitter A new mixed-use development will soon begin taking shape in a vacant corner lot in the heart of downtown Huntsville. 225 Holmes will break ground this fall. (Courtesy photo) Huntsville real estate firm Crunkleton & Associates said a groundbreaking ceremony will be held this fall for 225
According to the latest Census Bureau Report, sales of newly constructed homes soared to new heights in June to a seasonally adjusted rate of 592,000. This marks the highest annual rate in 8 years. Trulia’s Chief Economist, Ralph McLaughlin had this to say: “New home sales jumped sharply in June, and marked the best month
By Leada Gore | email@example.com Email the author Follow on Twitter It’s probably no surprise that the most educated city in Alabama is the same place that sent Americans to the moon and is working to get them to Mars. Huntsville is the most educated city in the state,according to an analysis by WalletHub. On a national
Whether you are considering the purchase of your first home or trading up to the home your family frequently fantasizes about, there are three crucial questions you must know the answer to: What is the minimum down payment required to purchase a home? What is the minimum FICO score required to qualify for a mortgage?
By Lee Roop | firstname.lastname@example.org | Follow on Twitter Nearly 2,000 swimmers arriving for a big Huntsville meet this weekend will get a glimpse of the future as they pass a new $22 million pool complex under construction in Brahan Spring Park. With luck, the new competition pool that is part of the complex will
Some Highlights: Sales of existing homes reached the highest annual pace in over 9 years at 5.29 million. Inventory remains below the 6-month norm and prices are still on the rise. Interest rates are at a historic low of 3.48%.
That headline might be a little aggressive. However, as the data on the 2016 housing market begins to roll in, we can definitely say one thing: If you are considering selling, IT IS TIME TO LIST YOUR HOME! The May numbers are not in yet, but the April numbers were sensational. Jonathon Smoke, Chief Economist
In many markets across the country, the amount of buyers searching for their dream home greatly outnumbers the amount of homes for sale. This has led to a competitive marketplace where buyers often need to stand out. One way to show you are serious about buying your dream home is to get pre-qualified or pre-approved