As you enjoy the spoils of the gift-giving season, there’s a good chance you’re playing with something involving tech. Whether it’s virtual reality goggles, a Google Home smart speaker or Apple AirPods, the latest tech gadgets are changing the way we do life. In real estate, the same is true. Advances in technology are making buying and selling a home easier than ever. Plus, they’ll make you more money. Continue reading 7 ways technology will help you buy and sell a home in 2017→
It’s Stanley Cup time, so let’s pay homage to America’s top hockey towns. SmartAsset, a financial advice and research company, released its second annual study of America’s Best Hockey Towns. The study takes into account all 129 towns with NHL, minor league and NCAA Division I hockey teams.
Each of the hockey towns was rated with a Quality of Life score based on violent crime, property crimes, disposable income (median income minus median housing costs), dining/entertainment establishments (per 10,000 residents) and unemployment rate. Towns also got a Fan Intensity Score for attendance rate (percentage of the population that attends hockey games), average per-game rate over 10,000 in attendance, and Google searches for the word “hockey”. These scores were combined and to reveal the winners. Continue reading America’s Top 25 Hockey Towns→