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Doug & Bud Z…, Real Estate Pro in Placerville, CA
A new study looks at the connection between two types of moves: Moving for jobs versus moving for housing. The major takeaway from the study is that changing your job appears to influence whether you move… Read more
Blogged Fri Oct 24, 2014 by Doug & Bud Zeller Market Conditions Rent vs Buy Property Q&A
Julie Rees, Real Estate Pro in Folsom, CA
On October 15, 2014, last Wednesday, I attended the Sacramento Real Estate Connect Regional Economic Review and 2015 Outlook hosted at Harris Center in Folsom California. The presentation was filled with… Read more
Blogged Mon Oct 20, 2014 by Julie Rees General Area Market Conditions Rent vs Buy
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Doug & Bud Z…, Real Estate Pro in Placerville, CA
Lending giants Bank of America Corp. and Citigroup reportedly will offer mortgages at discounted rates to stir more lending among low-income borrowers and those with subprime credit histories. The loans… Read more
Blogged Sat Sep 20, 2014 by Doug & Bud Zeller Financing Rent vs Buy Home Ownership
Douglas Zell…, Real Estate Pro in El Dorado County, CA
Many households, particularly among younger professionals, are choosing to rent longer, despite surging rental costs. What is driving the sluggish transition from renting to home ownership?A survey of… Read more
Blogged Fri Sep 12, 2014 by Douglas Zeller Market Conditions Rental Basics Rent vs Buy
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Douglas Zell…, Real Estate Pro in El Dorado County, CA
Many major builders across the nation say they’re getting mixed signals about whether first-time buyers are truly returning to the housing market. PulteGroup Inc. stirred optimism after announcing that… Read more
Blogged Sat Aug 2, 2014 by Douglas Zeller Market Conditions Home Buying Rent vs Buy
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Melany George, Real Estate Pro in Sacramento, CA
Melany George answered:
I'm a college student looking to move to Sac this winter. Should i rent or buy? Property around Sac State is expensive.
I would say rent 1st. Check what areas you like best. Just because you are moving to a new town.
As a experienced Sacramento residence since 1988 I would say don't take too long to dec ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jul 19, 2014 Rent vs Buy in Sacramento
Doug & Bud Z…, Real Estate Pro in Placerville, CA
According to Fannie Mae's National Housing Survey, there is slowly increasing confidence in the housing market and in the economy in general; however, the greatest change was in consumer expectations about… Read more
Blogged Thu Jul 10, 2014 by Doug & Bud Zeller Home Selling Rent vs Buy Home Ownership
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Douglas Zell…, Real Estate Pro in El Dorado County, CA
Renters who have never been late with a rent payment will find that their stellar record wont do anything to lift their credit scores when it comes time to shop for a mortgage. But that may soon change:… Read more
Blogged Wed Jul 2, 2014 by Douglas Zeller Financing Rent vs Buy Home Ownership
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Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
i am looking 4 bed 2 bath house rent to own 95834 or 95838 monthly $1000 to $1200
Rent to own is really not a good idea, therefore consider fixing whatever is preventing you from purchasing outright. Rent to own can be risky and one could stand to lose a bit of money ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 24, 2014 Rent vs Buy in 95838
Doug & Bud Z…, Real Estate Pro in Placerville, CA
In fast-growing suburbs and exurbs, rentals are the major force driving growth—just not multifamily rentals. Due to an abundance of stock left over from the single-family housing boom (and the subsequent… Read more
Blogged Sat Jun 14, 2014 by Doug & Bud Zeller Market Conditions Rent vs Buy Rentals
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Doug & Bud Z…, Real Estate Pro in Placerville, CA
Housing affordability continued to fall across the country as the median price of single-family homes rose due to a continued lack of housing inventory, according to the latest National Association of… Read more
Blogged Tue May 27, 2014 by Doug & Bud Zeller Market Conditions Rent vs Buy Home Ownership
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Douglas Zell…, Real Estate Pro in El Dorado County, CA
Existing-home sales basically held flat in March, and current home sales activity shows signs of underperforming by historical standards, according to the National Association of REALTORS®’ latest existing-home… Read more
Blogged Wed Apr 30, 2014 by Douglas Zeller Market Conditions Home Selling Rent vs Buy
Bud Zeller, Real Estate Pro in Placerville, CA
As apartment demand continues to rise, landlords are projected to increase their rents for the fifth consecutive year. A rise in apartment construction isn’t likely to offer relief to tenants anytime… Read more
Blogged Sat Apr 12, 2014 by Bud Zeller Market Conditions Rental Basics Rent vs Buy
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Bud Zeller, Real Estate Pro in Placerville, CA
After the housing market crashed in 2008, the number of single-family renting households has grown by leaps and bounds. And it doesn’t appear like that increase is going to slow down any time soon.The… Read more
Blogged Sat Apr 12, 2014 by Bud Zeller Rental Basics Rent vs Buy Rentals
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Doug & Bud Z…, Real Estate Pro in Placerville, CA
Even as demand for rental housing remains very strong, there is a great deal of confusion over existing rental laws among many landlords, and among tenants themselves, according to a Zillow Rentals survey.… Read more
Blogged Sat Mar 1, 2014 by Doug & Bud Zeller Rental Basics Rent vs Buy Rentals
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Debbie Storey, Real Estate Pro in Sacramento, CA
                           Goldilocks Grows UpHouse too big?Apartment or Condo too small?Assisted Living too soon?   Mobile Home Park is just right!  Once upon a Time,     A little… Read more
Blogged Sat Feb 22, 2014 by Debbie Storey Quality of Life Home Buying Rent vs Buy
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Bud Zeller, Real Estate Pro in Placerville, CA
As rental housing demand continues to surge, more landlords are testing out dynamic pricing to figure out what to charge tenants based on real-time supply and demand—adopting a software system similar… Read more
Blogged Thu Feb 20, 2014 by Bud Zeller Market Conditions Rental Basics Rent vs Buy
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