2017 builder outlook

On Q’s In-House Expertise: 2017 Housing Forecast

Posted on March 8th, 2017

Housing Forecast, 2017 What's the Basic Summary? ∙ January 'Housing Starts' (When a house starts being built) is Up 10.5% from January 2016 ∙ Combined Permit Issuance Up 4.6% from January 2016 ∙ Homebuilding Professionals are Optimistic Homebuilding Activity The U.S. economy is complex…

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United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Home Loans

Posted on February 27th, 2017

USDA-RD Overview The real estate space is broad, diverse, and varies greatly based upon each individual’s unique credit, income, and regional circumstances. The USDA Home Loan Program is designed with this breadth and diversity in mind, specifically where rural housing…

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To Mortgage or to Lease: The Debate

Posted on February 24th, 2017

Rent vs Own There are many ways to live, many ways to provide and care for your family. In recent decades, providing shelter has been connected with the idea that housing should be  a long-term investment. Home ownership has multiple…

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Seasonal Homes

Posted on February 21st, 2017

What is a Seasonal Home? Seasons change.  Areas that are inviting during the spring and summer might become far less come fall or winter. In many desert environments, the opposite is true. Birds Fly South For the Winter (For A…

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Building a Home in 2017

Posted on February 15th, 2017

Housing Market Trends and Construction Forecasts Home Building Home building can be changed due to external economic factors. These can directly effect and shape its success. Inflation, unemployment numbers, interest rates, social or political changes alter the homebuilding business. These…

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