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Tough Times for First Time Buyers

Number of first-time U.S. home buyers below historical average Potential home buyers exit an open house in Redondo Beach, Calif. PHOTO: BLOOMBERG NEWS By Laura Kusisto June 7, 2017 8:00 a.m. ET 3 COMMENTS Roughly three million potential first-time home buyers have been shut out of the market over the last decade, according to a […]

Vail Resorts..a good place to put some money!

Opinion: Market-beating money managers offer tips on where to put your money now Published: June 1, 2017 11:46 a.m. ET With a fully valued U.S. market, look at defense names or companies in other countries Getty ImagesVail Resorts is among companies with durable business franchises favored by Rob Lanphier, manager of the William Blair Small-Mid […]

Understanding Real Estate Comps

4 Signs Your Real Estate Comps Are Fooling You About Your Home’s Value By Cathie Ericson | May 24, 2017 bee32/iStock Unlike most things we buy in life, homes don’t come with a sticker price. Sure, the real estate listing may say the price of the home is $320,000, but that’s just a starting point. Buyers can—and should—offer […]

Want to Live Longer? Move to Ski Country

Who Lives Longer? Study Finds Colorado Wins by 20 Years by MAGGIE FOX Print Study after study has shown that where Americans live has a big effect on how long they live. A new study out Monday finds that difference works out to as much as 20 years. And it also shows that obesity and […]

Will Trump’s Tax Plan Help or Hurt the Housing Market?

Will Trump’s Tax Plan Help or Hurt the Housing Market? By Clare Trapasso | Apr 27, 2017 Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images President Donald Trump‘s proposed tax plan, which his administration is touting as the “biggest tax cuts in history,” might not be a net positive for home buyers, sellers, and owners, real estate professionals say. The […]