Stewart Club Excellence is an enterprise-wide reward and recognition program honoring top performers on our sales and operations teams. Last month, we had the honor of celebrating our 2016 winners in San Diego.
As my first month as division president at Stewart Title is coming to a close, I wanted to pause for a minute to reflect on my experience and explain my vision for our division.
Texas passed House Bill 100 with a 110-35 vote on Thursday, May 25th. On Monday, May 29th, Memorial Day, Gov. Gregg Abbott signed the bill shortly after 10 a.m., allowing ride-hailing companies like Uber and Lyft to once again operate in the capital city. Both Uber and Lyft apps were back up and running by …Read more
Some metros across the U.S. have greater levels of still-at-home kids who often are now adults. Where, however, are the markets with the most empty nesters?
Not all education is equal in extrinsic value (economic compensation) or intrinsic value (value to the person). Graduates with a degree in Social Welfare do not typically make much money at all, but many of these people feel extremely rewarded by what they accomplish.
There Is No Such Thing As A National Real Estate Market. Nor is there such a thing as a typical housing or rental market. While homeownership may not be the American Dream for everyone, in some locales across the country it’s an economic dream fulfilled. Those are markets where buying is cheaper than renting.
I truly believe that everyone needs to live outside of the U.S. for a period of time as it can change your entire perspective. It will make you both appreciate what you have and the cost of some goods and services and question why others are so expensive – if even available. My wife, 13 …Read more
Major college and university towns and state capitals do not have nearly the economic erosion during down times that most other cities across the country experience.
New home sales increased 15.6 percent on a year-over-year basis in March 2017, now at an estimated 621,00 unit sales pace on a seasonally adjusted annualized rate (SAAR). Median new-home price was $315,100, up 9.4 percent vs the same month a year ago while average price tallied $388,200, a 9.0 percent increase. Be aware …Read more
Jobs are everything to an economy. Period. Wherever jobs go, so goes the demand for real estate – both housing and commercial. Some states consistently produce stronger job growth, while others are reliably weak over time – with many in between. Once again I invoke the invoke the TINSTAANREM axiom — There Is No …Read more