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You, too, can buy new

Did you know it’s possible to purchase a more expensive, newer home and achieve the same annual operating costs associated with owning an older, existing home? That’s the conclusion of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), using data from the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s 2011 American Housing …

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What Homebuyers Want

From location to price to condition, prospective buyers have a variety of items on their wish lists when they start looking for their dream home. Changes in environment, technology or the homeowner’s personal life often drive shifting desires from year to year. In today’s age of environmental consciousness and work-life balance, a short commute-length is an …

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Survey Says: American Dream is Alive and Well

No one can deny the Great Recession left a permanent mark on our nation and its economy. But what effect did it have on the American Dream? That’s the question we set out to answer by asking Phoenix-based Benchmark Research Technologies to survey 1,683 people about their attitudes surrounding homeownership in the post-recession era. The …

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What Homebuyers Want

The holidays are here and everyone is making a wish-list, including new home buyers. With the holidays lurking just around the corner, it’s never too soon to bust out a wish list in preparation for the gift-giving season. Even home buyers can’t resist the urge to get in on the fun. According to the National …

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