Tag Archives: Home Value

Another Top-10 List — Best Military Markets to Invest in Single Family Rentals

There are types of towns that will always have heavy rental housing demands: college towns and military base markets. Military markets, however, have year-round occupants while college and university towns have a higher summer vacancy rate. Each are attractive opportunities for investors. To help guide investors in markets with military bases, HomeUnion analyzed towns having …Read more

Existing Home Sales Hiccup in July 2016 — Down 3.2 Percent Sequentially from June and Off 1.6 Percent Year-Over-Year

Existing home sales hiccupped in July 2016, falling 3.2 percent versus June and down 1.6 percent year-over-year to 5.39 million on a seasonally adjusted annualized rate (SAAR), according to the National Association of Realtors® (NAR). Median price rose 5.3 percent from a year ago to $244,100. Median prices have now risen 53 consecutive months on …Read more

Another Top-10 List — Best States for Homeownership 2016

When it comes to homeownership, or in this case, the ease thereof, not all states are equal. Once again I invoke the TINSTAANREM clause — There Is No Such Thing As A National Real Estate Market. Each real estate market is different. Ditto their underlying economies. This also applies to overall affordability, health and availability …Read more