After seeing success in the city of Stockholm where they saw a 22 percent reduction in traffic, New York could become the first city in the United States to implement congestion pricing. If it goes through, motorists driving in and out of the main commercial districts of Manhattan would be charged a fee to do … More Is Congestion Pricing coming to Boston?
Just like in the rest of the country, residential real estate in Atlanta is changing quickly as many people, especially those often-cited Millennials, move into more urban and metro areas seeking not just jobs but also all the excitement that living in a more densely populated area often brings. As a city with one of … More Renting in Modern Atlanta
According to WalletHub, a personal finance site, New England is home to some of the safest cities in the nation. Using 35 key indicators of safety, analysts have compared over 180 cities and scored them in four separate categories: overall safety, home and community safety, financial safety, and natural disaster risk. The cities of Nashua, … More New England cities among the safest in America
Miami recently made the cut for Amazon’s much desired second headquarters. The area has pitched eight different sites throughout Miami-Dade County. Three of which are located within the City of Miami limits. One of the most exciting sites is the one being offered as the Innovation District/Worldcenter site. This site has 23 million square feet … More Landing a Tech Whale
A recent study has suggested that renting an apartment can make you more money than owning a home. As shocking as this may sound, a thorough review of the data, reveals you should take your time before doing anything drastic. “A Revision of the American Dream of Homeownership,”published in 2017, does not outright tell us … More Home Ownership & Wealth Generation: Should you be renting?
Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin are new electronic cash systems that are completely decentralized with no server or central authority. Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies advocate that blockchain technology is the key to a secure monetary future. By providing unique access codes, secure transactions can take place from almost anywhere in the world and the blocks of code … More Cryptocurrencies and the Real Estate Industry
A slow and low Winter of homes for sale tends to lead to a blossoming of inventory and a more active market in the warmer months. But this year seemed to be the exception; especially for the DC area. Local real estate experts say that a healthy market should have around a six-month supply of … More What does low inventory in DC mean?
The Boston Foundation reports in their annual Greater Boston Housing Report Card that while it is true that new housing is being added in the Greater Boston area, the majority of the units are in the city of Boston itself and in just a few surrounding cities while towns in the suburbs are seeing little … More Little to no housing being built in the suburbs
As the millennial generation continues to head-butt its way into the housing market, credit scores are creating a sizable burden on their ability to purchase a home. A recent Rent.com survey stated that 78% of the millennial generation renters do not plan on buying a home soon. Many cite the benefits of renting as their … More Millennials and Home Buying: A Look at Credit Scores
Is the American Dream of homeownership dying with Millennials, and do they even care? Will the proposed tax reform be the death knell? Let’s start with a quick review of current housing market conditions: Homeownership rates are hovering around a five decades low. – Low inventory rates are making it hard to find a house … More Is the American Homeowner’s Dream Dead?