Consumers in Cautionary Holding Pattern as Fiscal Policy Debate Unfolds

I tend to see this as good.  With dropping interest rates, we may see some near holiday buying and refinance activity when, hopefully, our elected leaders reach an agreement.  

Our September National Housing Survey results show that the improvements in consumer housing attitudes witnessed in recent months softened ahead of the government shutdown,” said […]

Rent vs Buy….Considerations and Today’s Low Rates


I might as well say…Rent Payment vs Mortgage Payment.  There are a number of considerations in buying or renting a property.  When would you consider buying?  There is a payback point when the appreciation and tax advantages outweigh the cost to buy and sell.  Usually, the time period will be in the 2 to […]