With many Americans house rich, here are the best ways to tap your home for cash

PUBLISHED FRI, JUN 4 202110:35 AM EDTUPDATED FRI, JUN 4 202112:15 PM EDT Jessica Dickler @JDICKLER KEY POINTS Record amounts of home equity and rock-bottom rates are driving more homeowners to take money out of their houses. If you want to pull some cash out, here are your options. Many Americans are suddenly house rich. […]

The Golden Age Of Multifamily Investing

Whitson HuffmanForbes Councils Member Forbes Real Estate Council Capital Square’s SVP & head of acquisitions, overseeing acquisitions team, sourcing and acquiring multifamily, office and retail properties. The multifamily sector, which has been known to outperform other major commercial real estate sectors, is on track to continue this positive trajectory. A notable increase in the sector’s […]

Buyers Are Increasingly Shopping for Multigen Homes

Realtor Magazine March 3, 2021 The number of home shoppers buying a multigenerational home since the pandemic has risen to a nine-year high of 15%, according to data from the National Association of REALTORS® dating back to 2012. That means home shoppers are looking for larger homes that can accommodate more family members living under […]

15 Ways To Land A Good Real Estate Deal

Feb 24, 2021,08:10am EST Forbes Real Estate Council Real estate can be a competitive field, and with so many new investors vying for the same inventory, it’s becoming more difficult to secure good deals. However, even though the industry is packed with skilled professionals, it doesn’t mean that it’s impossible to get outstanding agreements with […]

Mortgage delinquencies sink to pandemic low, but distress is far from over

CNBC.com PUBLISHED TUE, FEB 9 202111:54 AM ESTUPDATED TUE, FEB 9 202112:38 PM EST Diana Olick @IN/DIANAOLICK @DIANAOLICKCNBC @DIANAOLICK KEY POINTS – Just under 6% of all U.S. mortgages — 2.7 million homes — were in some stage of delinquency at the end of November, according to the latest reading by CoreLogic. – Some 5.35% […]

How Real Estate Investment Can Boost Retirement When Pensions, 401(k)s And Social Security Fall Short

Forbes Real Estate Council Bruce McNeilageForbes Councils Member There was a time in the United States where the norm went something like this: Graduate from high school or college, and then work 30 to 40 years with the same company and retire with a pension and a gold watch. But that’s not the way it […]

Greater Kitchen Storage Is in Demand

Kitchen storage is a top priority among renovating homeowners, finds the 2021 U.S. Houzz Kitchen Trends Study, based on a survey of more than 2,000 homeowners planning or in the midst of a kitchen remodel. Renovators are paying closer attention to their cabinet and pantry storage. Many of the surveyed homeowners turned their attention to […]

Gen X, Millennials Likely to Keep Home Buying Strong for Years to Come

© leszekglasner – AdobeStock Realtor Magazine – January 5, 2021   Between 2018 and 2028, the number of households is projected to increase by up to 12 million. Generation X and millennials are expected to drive most of that household formation. As they replace dropped households over that time, the two generations could add nearly […]

Bold 2021 Predictions: A Stronger Housing Market Across the Board

By Zillow Research on Dec. 18, 2020 The for-sale housing market showed incredible strength in 2020, and we expect 2021 will be even stronger. Demand continues to stay high, and is expected to surge in cities as economies reopen. Annual home sales growth is expected to be the highest in almost 40 years as life and financial […]

COVID Forcing Condos to Sell at Record 17 Percent Discount to Homes in U.S.

World Property Journal | By David Barley | December 1, 2020 7:45 AM ET Coronavirus outbreak fueling significant consumer demand for more space, less dense living environments According to national U.S. property broker Redfin — in the COVID pandemic world of 2020 — the typical single-family home that sold in the U.S. this year was purchased for […]