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Boomers Are Hoarding All the Houses

The two-and-a-half-year real estate rollercoaster has calmed in 2023, at least somewhat, as more Americans decide to stay put. “The big story for the last couple of months has been lack of inventory due to mortgage rate lock-ins,” Redfin chief economist Daryl Fairweather said. “Now that rates are above 7%, it doesn’t make sense for … Read more


10 Honest Ways People Afforded Their Land for Homesteading

Are you curious about how people afford the land for homesteading? You’ve got company. Someone recently took to a popular online homesteader forum and asked how people afford the property to live off-grid and for homesteading, and these are the top-voted responses.  1. Dual Incomes One man noted that dual incomes have been crucial for … Read more

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First-Time Home Buyer? Use These Stress-Busting Tips

If you’re a first-time buyer, there are some essential things to consider when buying a house. It’s a huge life-changing decision, both financially and in terms of lifestyle. Arm yourself with this information so you can make the best decision possible. Buying a House: First Things To Do First, essential “to-do” list items are needed … Read more

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Inside Johnny Depp’s Real Estate Empire

Worth $200 million, Johnny Depp is one of the most sought-after actors in Hollywood. He is known for his roles as Willy Wonka, Sweeny Todd, Edward Scissorhands, and of course, Captain Jack Sparrow. His astronomical net worth means that he can afford an extensively lavish lifestyle, which of course includes an impressive real estate profile. … Read more

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How Mortgage Rates Have Changed Since 1972

Unless you plan on purchasing real estate with an all-cash offer, you’ll likely be taking out a mortgage loan. It’s never a bad idea to be aware of mortgage rates, which can be ever-changing due to various factors—inflation, economic growth, Federal Reserve policies, the bond market, and relevant housing market conditions, among them. Extra Space … Read more

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10 Must-Have Features Buyers Look for When Searching for a Home

Selling a home can be stressful no matter the price bracket or the neighborhood. Additionally, the pandemic has added more complications to the current housing market in America, even as the Federal Reserve made a concerted effort to limit the economic damage of the world shutting down for such a long period of time. The … Read more