Potential Homeowners Optimistic About Housing Market

Over the past couple of years, many people at “homeowner age” shied away from making this major purchase, either due to financial reasons or instability in the housing market. Yet, a recent Gallup Poll, reported by Mortgage News Daily, shows that 49 percent of non-homeowners plan to buy property over the next five years. Results of the Housing Market Study…

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Smart Home Trends for 2017

Did you know that 25 percent of U.S. homeowners live in a smart home? Housing market analysts believe this figure may actually double over the next five years, particularly as real estate agents are seeing greater demand for such properties. What exactly is a smart home? Although no single format exists, these properties typically have some kind of automation built…

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7 Common Issues of Building a Custom Home

For many, a custom home in a suburban neighborhood might seem like a dream. You get to build a property to your vision, down to the exact features in every room. However, as the process unfolds, several issues may arise. To avoid finding yourself with a new home that's not quite what you imagined, consider these seven scenarios. 1. The…

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