Where Will You Call Home In 5 Years?

It’s the time of year when graduates hear “what’s your plan now?” from everyone in their life. And that really driven (um, pushy?) relative might even ask about your five year plan.

When it comes to generations and planning, one thing is constant — the desire to own a home is strong. But a new homebuyer survey shows that Gen Z isn’t just thinking about graduation, they are also planning to own a home in five years. keep reading

Bracing For a Rent Increase?

Are you expecting a rent increase? You aren’t alone.

According to a Rent.com survey, 88 percent of property managers raised rents last year with no signs of slowing. Plus, 53 percent of property managers said they would more likely bring in a new tenant at a higher rent than negotiate leases for existing tenants. Yikes. keep reading

Buying Your First House: Starter Home or Forever Home?

If you’re a first-time homebuyer, you may be wondering: Should you purchase a small starter home to get into the market now, knowing you may grow out of it in a few years? Or, should you stretch your budget — or spend more time saving — to get a “forever home” that will take care of your long-term needs?

Here are some factors to consider as you weigh whether to get a home best suited for the short term or the long haul. keep reading