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Another Top-10 List — Best Markets for 1st Time Homebuyers, and Worst

Earlier this week, HousingWire had an article telling first-time homebuyers (Millennials) in Dallas, Texas that they should just adjust to being renters since land and development costs make a sub $200,000 new home almost impossible. To read the article click http://www.housingwire.com/articles/36878-hey-dallas-millennials-better-get-used-to-renting As I have written in the past, home builders continue to face three headwinds …Read more

Another Top-10 List — Best Small Towns to Visit in 2016

There has always been a quaintness of small towns that still are different from the cookie-cutter franchised-cluttered enclaves of so many locales today. We still flock to them in high season, but often low-season is even better because so few people are there. And It costs less. Sometimes one-half as much. I can remember going …Read more

Another Top-10 List — 2016 U.S. Boom Towns

Regardless how good or bad the U.S. economy is, at any point in time some markets are hot and others are not. Even within a city, some neighborhoods are hot and others not. Jobs are everything. Period. As jobs increase, likewise does construction and household formation rates. To define the hottest markets in the country, …Read more

Another Top-10 List — Trendiest But Still Affordable Cities

There are two words not often used in the same sentence when describing a housing market: Trendiest and Affordable. Yet Millennials today seek both when looking for a place to live and work. So what their options? To identify markets that qualify for these two attributes simultaneously, Realtor.com examined the 500 largest cities in the …Read more