Archive for 'Real Estate'
Posted on 30. Jun, 2006 by Jason Guthrie.
I was talking with a friend yesterday discussing the value of his home compared to a few others in the neighborhood and I mentioned that Zillow.com was a great resource for just that purpose. I searched through the archives here and realized I’ve never talked about it before! Zillow.com is a combination of publicly-available housing […]
Posted on 22. Jun, 2006 by Jason Guthrie.
You may or may not know that the family and I are heading back to the Bay Area, California in August. Because we’re not sure how long we’ll be staying, we’ve been frantically looking for a place to live. For about two weeks now we’ve been scouring the internet trying to find the “perfect” place […]
Posted on 21. Apr, 2006 by Jason Guthrie.
So, I figured after my last post “condeming” negative equity and telling people to put 20% down on a house I should probably help you do that, right? So here goes, my advice on saving up to buy your first home: SAVE LIKE CRAZY! Granted, that is the #1 tip I can give you, but […]
Posted on 20. Apr, 2006 by Jason Guthrie.
This one comes from my good friend Adam, who is as suprised as I am at the latest financial trend – the increase in negative equity. Yes, it seems to be an oxymoron doesn’t it? I mean, isn’t equity supposed to be a positive thing? If you’ve gotten an adjustable-rate mortgage (ARM) in the last […]
Posted on 23. Feb, 2006 by Jason Guthrie.
Apparently the average rent climbed to $940 in the fourth quarter of 2005, according to real estate data firm M/PF YieldStar. And this year, itâ€™s going to be even more expensive as rents recover from historically low levels. “2006 should be the big price correction,” for rents, said Greg Willett, vice president of research at […]