In a recent survey released by Freddie Mac, 78% of people believe that renting is more affordable than owning a home. This is an 11 point jump from a survey six months ago, which asked the same questions. This seems to be a worrisome trend that the housing market is starting to stagnate with the … More Americans want to RENT
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
The “Walk Score” is a procedurally generated number assigned to addresses to determine their specific walkability. The true value in this number is that the higher it is, the less likely you will need a car to comfortably live. The “Walk Score” calculates the distances to certain amenities that most renters and buyers look for; … More Renting & Buying with the “Walk Score” in Mind
We have all been on a rental hunt before; plowing through dozens of listings with little to no luck, when suddenly we find one that seems to too good to be true. Well in the fast paced, competitive, and murky waters of rental housing…it usually is. Rental scams are found all too often on rental … More Rental Scams: What you need to know
There is no shortage of opinions or statistics about where and how the Millennial generation is choosing to live. We hear tropes all the time about how the young generation is flocking to urban areas, but at the same time there’s a constant drone about how they’re staying in mom and dad’s basement. Articles abound, … More Millennials: Buying or Renting…and why?
In most cities it is not commonplace for apartment hunters to enlist the help of a Real Estate Agent when finding a unit to rent, however it is something consumers should absolutely take advantage of. … More Why use a Real Estate Agent when renting an apartment?