Category Archives: Affordability

What Do Homeowners Say About Homeownership?

Many people still believe that owning a home is the way to acquire wealth for retirement.  However I have a few caveats: You will have to find a home and stay there for a long time.  Hopping around will not … Continue reading

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Real estate: It’s time to buy again – Fortune Finance

Forget stocks. Don’t bet on gold. After four years of plunging home prices, the most attractive asset class in America is housing.  The number of new homes in the pipeline nationwide is quite low. From his wide-rimmed cowboy hat to … Continue reading

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5 Things Home Buyers Do That Turn Sellers Off (and Kill Deals)

The market in Palm Springs is strong with great values.  The demand is such that a foreclosure or short-sale home that is priced right and in good condition will go for full price or more.  Following these tips and the … Continue reading

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The Beauty of Palm Springs…..What does Real Estate Cost?

The Beauty of Palm Springs…..What does Real Estate Cost? It’s a bit more than you may think but it’s still a great buy! Look at the chart below and see that prices are holding steady in the first part of … Continue reading

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REALTOR® Magazine-Daily News-Buyers Ready to Snatch Bargains This Spring

REALTOR® Magazine-Daily News-Buyers Ready to Snatch Bargains This Spring. Buyers Ready to Snatch Bargains This Spring Bargain prices on housing combined with low interest rates below 5 percent may bring the real estate market its busiest spring season in years, … Continue reading

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Latest Mortgage News- Obtaining A Loan Is Easier Than You May Think

In a mortgage market that changes as quickly as this one, today’s fact is tomorrow’s fiction.  For buyers, misinformation can be the difference between qualifying for a home loan or not. Sellers and owners, knowledge is foreclosure-preventing, smart decision-making power! … Continue reading

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Research Firm: U.S. Housing Has Never Been This Undervalued

Research Firm Says U.S. Housing Has Never Been This Undervalued. The continuing depreciation of residential property values at the end of last year has made housing look more undervalued relative to income than ever before, according to analysts at the … Continue reading

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