America is 246 Years Young! This Monday, July 4th, will mark 245 years of America’s independence! Today’s infographic takes a look at the Fourth of July “by the numbers” and provides insight into this holiday that we Americans hold dear. Whatever you do to celebrate, do it safely and have fun…..and, as always, Stay safe
For 9 years in a Row Americans Choose Real Estate as Best Investment This might seem like a broken record, but for the 9th year in a row, Gallup is reporting that more Americans prefer real estate over other long-term investment vehicles for growing wealth. When broken down, the numbers show that 45% prefer real
Mortgage Applications Falls to Lowest Level in 22 Years The Wall Street Journal is reporting (reposted on realtor.com) that mortgage applications fell to their lowest level in 22 years during the first week of June. They say this is another sign that the U.S. housing market is “coming back to Earth” after a red-hot, two-year
Oil Prices Surge to Highest Point in 14 Years Just a few years ago, America was a net exporter of oil and had achieved energy independence. However, times have changed and since 2020 the world has seen a steady climb in the price of a barrel of oil as America cut its production. Today’s infographic
The Typical Home Changes Hands Every 13.2 Years Redfin says that after steadily rising for a decade, homeowner tenure flattened near its peak in 2021. They point out that in 2021, the typical American homeowner had spent around 13.2 years in their home. They attribute this slight decline to so many Americans moving during the
U.S. mortgage rates have surged to the highest level in two-plus years ‘You’re dealing with two runaway trains: Real estate prices are going crazy and rates are going crazy at the same time.’ | RealEstate.Boston.com The post U.S. mortgage rates have surged to the highest level in two-plus years appeared first on Boston.com Real Estate.