Around this time every year, crazy weather conditions wreak havoc on various parts of the North American continent. Southeast Michigan neighborhoods don’t have to be threatened directly to have local homeowner nerves on edge, either.
When it comes to American home prices, Shiller is The Man. The Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price Index has become the benchmark reference tracking residential real estate prices.
A debt can be judged ‘good’ or ‘bad.’ The key question is, “does it help generate income or build net worth?”
Most soon-to-be homebuyers were probably skeptical that such a six-figure bonanza exists (it doesn’t). One factor that could help savings: “your credit score.”
The direction of home loan interest rates has been spurring concern among this spring’s house hunters. However, optimism seem to survive home loan rate rises.
Six questions combine to create a personal inventory that prospective homebuyers can use to gauge the timeliness of a commitment to buy a home in this spring’s busy season of real estate.