Tag Archives: Top 10 List

Another Top-10 List — Highest Paying Jobs in America

Jobs are everything to the economy and the ultimate demand for real estate. Not all jobs are equal, however. Variables include required skill sets, educations, compensation and even where they are located. Once again I invoke the invoke the TINSTAANREM axiom — There Is No Such Thing As A National Real Estate Market. Nor is …Read more

Another Top-10 List — Best States for First-Time Homebuyers

In some states it is easy for first-timers to buy a home – both the underlying required jobs are there and housing affordability and availability meshes with the requisite earnings capacity. Not all states, however, are as hospitable to the new prospective Millennial homebuyers. Ease of homeownership, however, does not automatically correspond to the location …Read more

Another Top-10 List — America’s Healthiest Housing Markets

Yesterday Fannie Mae released the findings of their January 2017 Home Purchase Sentiment Index which reported that American’s have never felt better or more confident than ever regarding U.S. housing markets. That said, it’s once again time to invoke the TINSTAANREM axiom — There Is No Such Thing As A National Real Estate Market. Nor …Read more

Another Top-10 List — Most Patents 1977-2015

Innovation is a leading indicator of potential future economic growth. A measure of innovation is the number of patents registered. Which countries are the most innovative in the world? To answer this, howmuch.net (a very unique source of an array of research topics), gathered the number of patents issued from 1977 through 2015 from around …Read more