Medical Research Drives Commercial Development in Philadelphia

Billions of dollars of venture capital are being spent on developing commercial real estate in the Philadelphia area to meet the growing needs of the medical research industry.

June 29, 2019

New Legislation would Ban Restrictions on Short-term Rentals via Zoning Ordinances

Local governments in Michigan have begun fighting short-term rentals by adopting new regulations that would categorize some rentals as commercial transactions in a residential zone.

June 27, 2019

Home Loans for Veterans No Longer Capped

Veterans who secure loans through the VA’s Home Loan Guaranty Program will no longer have a capped amount on what they can borrow.

June 27, 2019

VA Home Loan Guaranty Program Hits Milestone

The 24 millionth VA loan was recently given to Army Sgt. 1st Class William Kopf, an Active Guard Reserve Soldier.

June 24, 2019

Mortgage Rates Continue to Fall, Leading to More Home Sales

Mortgage rates at the end of May dipped below four percent for the first time in 16 months and have now dropped a full percentage point since November.

June 24, 2019

Best Podcasts for Homeowners in 2019

If you’re ready to tackle an overgrown garden, take on the repair jobs you’ve been side-eyeing all winter or are just focused on the topic of homeownership, the following podcasts are for you.

June 17, 2019

Homebuyers downsizing falls, those upsizing increases in Pennsylvania

The number of homebuyers in Pennsylvania looking to downsize from their current home is trending downwards, while those looking to upsize has increased, according to a recent survey.

June 17, 2019

Legislature Promotes Housing Choice in Washington

Lawmakers in Olympia recently completed a landmark legislative session for housing in the state of Washington.

June 12, 2019

Jefferson Parish Voters Agree to Raise Property Taxes to Increase Teacher Wages, Improve Schools

Voters overwhelmingly agreed to raise property taxes for public education by $28.8 million over the span of 10 years.

June 11, 2019

Wisconsin Could Help Potential First-Time Homebuyers Save

The Wisconsin is considering a bill that would create a First-Time Homebuyer’s Savings Account – a tax-free savings account for individuals or couples trying to buy their first home.

June 10, 2019

New Listings Increase in Chattanooga

New Listings in the Chattanooga region increased 18.4 percent to 1,428. Pending Sales were up 13.8 percent to 1,072.

June 10, 2019

A New Housing Community In Texas Gives Autistic Adults An Independent Home Life

When completed, this community will have 15 homes, and will provide independent home living to 60 adults with autism spectrum disorder.

June 10, 2019

Arizona Homeowners Receive Little to No Protection from Unregulated HOAs

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June 6, 2019

Churches Could be Part of the Solution to Greenville’s Affordable Housing Crisis

JustFaith Greenville has been urging churches in Greenville to give up some of their land to help build affordable housing communities.

June 6, 2019

Suburbia 2.0: Tactics for Making the Suburbs More Urban

For all the attraction of the big cities in our country, the majority of people in these urbanized areas remain in the suburbs.

June 6, 2019

Alternative Resources Are Stepping Up To Help Rural Homeowners

Many rural residents today are struggling to find affordable housing, keep their homes in good repair or simply keep their homes at all.

June 6, 2019

Is Dip in Homeownership Rate A Sign of Things to Come?

Homeownership rates fell for the first time in more than two years, but there is a debate as to whether this is just a temporary blip or the start of a decline.

June 6, 2019

Secondary Markets More Attractive to Commercial Investment

With the economy continuing to flourish, investment in commercial real estate has also spiked as investors look to find a solid return for their dollars.

June 6, 2019

Mid-Market Miami Home Sales Rise in April

Miami mid-market home sales and median prices for all properties increased in April, reflecting demand for local properties, particularly in certain price points.

June 4, 2019