Pulte model home office

Why a new home buyer’s agent cost you nothing

Buyer’s agents bring qualified and interested buyers to new home models Builders spend a lot on marketing to bring buyers So builders pay buyer agents instead of marketing expenses Everyone knows that when buyer’s agents are involved in a resale real estate transaction, they get a commission, and that comes out of the sellers’ and…

Money

Are you considered rich in your state?

Are you rich? Do you know what it takes to be considered rich where you live? If you are trying to keep up with the Joneses (or you are them), what do you earn or have that puts you in the “rich” category? One favorite determinant is accumulated wealth. If you own a million-dollar home…

Las Vegas homes

Vegas returns to more normal housing market

After years of a squeaky tight housing market, it’s getting easier to buy a home in Las Vegas. The two biggest indicators of a shift from a sellers’ to a buyers’ market (or probably more likely a balanced one) is that the median housing price in Vegas has remained the same for three straight months.…

Hispanic family

Hispanics drive U.S. home ownership and job growth

While Hispanics make up just north of 18 percent of the U.S. population, they accounted for more than three-fifths of the growth in home ownership over the past decade, according to an annual report of the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals, or NAHREP. The report said Hispanics made up 39.6 percent of household…