This week in housing news you can use, developers are looking up, mortgage rates dodge bullets, investors look at student housing, flat fee real estate gets recognized and houses are designed for divorce.
Real estate prices are rising across the country. Finding that home to turn into a rental property may have you looking outside your city. RentRange®, a single-family rental market data company, released a study identifying the top 25 cities in America to invest in rental homes.
The study analyzed the average rental rate increase and average gross yield (income return from an investment prior to operating costs) for single-family homes for the first quarter of 2016 (compared to Q1 of 2015). Data was collected on approximately 250,000 homes; sources include multiple listing services, property managers, landlords and listing web sites.
Whether you’re a first-time home buyer or a commercial investor, your inner Star Wars character is longing to awaken the real estate Force!
As you tag your friends talking about #StarWars, you’re probably making a comparisons the first Star Wars movie (that’s Episode IV: A New Hope for you #millennials). You can’t help but remember some memorable characters from long, long ago in a galaxy far, far away. From #DarthVader to #R2D2, your favorite StarWars character reveals what kind of real estate buyer you are: Continue reading What kind of house would Darth Vader buy?→