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

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

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...
United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Home Loans

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Home Loans

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...
To Mortgage or to Lease: The Debate

To Mortgage or to Lease: The Debate

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 functions in the U.S. economy...
Seasonal Homes

Seasonal Homes

\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 Reason) Millions of homeowners...
Building a Home in 2017

Building a Home in 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...
Tract Housing: The Levittown Legacy

Tract Housing: The Levittown Legacy

The years following World War II were extremely prosperous in the United States. Incomes increased from coast to coast, existing industries flourished and new ones thrived. The economic opportunity seemed limitless. Home ownership was within reach for millions. After...