The housing market explained

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The housing market continues to be at the forefront of economic conversations. Prospective homebuyers are frustrated. Sellers are watching their homes fly off the market within days. It is a perplexing time in housing – supply is stubbornly low, demand is very high, and interest rates are rising. To fully grasp how the housing market Read More

The housing market quandary

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The housing market is a sector of the U.S. economy that affects everyone. We all need a place to live. Whether you are a homeowner, a renter, or someone currently caught in the middle, what is going on in the housing world is likely shaping your financial plans. It may be putting the squeeze on Read More

Reality check: Homeownership

Posted by & filed under Financial Planning, Homeownership, Investments.

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Ah, homeownership. There’s so much to think about. First, a few things to keep in mind: This isn’t an anti-homeownership post. In fact, buying a house can be an excellent financial goal to accomplish. It can also be one of the biggest financial mistakes out there. Knowing what you’re really getting into is the best Read More

What’s moving the markets?

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The COVID-19 story. The pandemic continues to dominate much of what is happening in our country. The feared holiday surge has come to be. More than 433,000 Americans have died from COVID-19 complications. The spread of disease has transformed consumption habits, driving ongoing weakness in the labor market. Most of the high unemployment stems from the ravaging of the leisure and hospitality industry. This trend will continue until vaccines are plentiful and consumers begin to resume their Read More

Renovating your house without breaking the bank

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The real estate market is on the upswing. Great news for sellers! Unfortunately, for lots of people looking to buy, it’s becoming extremely difficult to find that perfect house whilst staying in line with their budget. Many people are tabling the idea all together. Others are deciding to purchase those not-so-perfect homes and go the Read More