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…

Money and houses

Nevada among Top 5 cheapest property tax states

Hal DeKeyser Nevada has the cheapest income tax requirement in the nation (zero), but did you know what the least expensive property tax states are? Once again, Nevada came in among the five least costly states in effective property taxes (tied with neighboring Utah at No. 4). So if you’re looking for real estate with…

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…

Jars with money showing much lower cost of living in Las Vegas.

RetireNV: Las Vegas cost of living

Las Vegas has no income tax; low property tax; low but appreciating housing prices, comfortable cost of living ZERO state income taxes; low property taxes Housing is rising but comparatively inexpensive National average cost of living on other expenses By Hal DeKeyser Las Vegas has low taxes, a low cost of living, and is an inexpensive…

Foreclosed house for sale

Hal’s housing hacks – foreclosed housing values, millennial homes, granny flats

Housing news in brief, including high value gainers, innovative affordable housing, and millennials who are buying homes Foreclosed houses’ value rises the fastest Millennials value home ownership just like their parents Granny flats, casitas, multi-gen homes offer more affordable housing options By Hal DeKeyser Good news for Vegas – Foreclosed houses’ value rises the fastest…