Do You Own an Income Property? Here Are Four Tips for Finding Great Tenants

Topics: Around The Home

Trusting another individual with your property can be nerve-wracking — it’s difficult to gauge how well they’ll care for their home from a viewing and rental application alone. However, there are several steps you can take to help ensure that you select responsible tenants that will take good care for your property while they live there.

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Home Builder Sentiment Unchanged in November

Topics: Housing Market

According to the National Association of Home Builders Housing Market Index for November, builder sentiment was unchanged at a reading of 63. Readings above 50 indicate that a majority of builders are confident about housing market conditions. Readings for three sub-indexes used to calculate the Housing Market Index Readings for builder confidence in current market conditions and market conditions within the next six months were posted at 69. The reading for buyer foot traffic in housing developments was 47. Buyer traffic has not reached the benchmark reading of 50 since the peak of the housing bubble approximately 10 years ago.

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Omaha Spotlight: BLACKSTONE DISTRICT

Topics: Omaha

If you haven’t been around the 40th & Farnam area of Omaha in the past few years, you need to head over there ASAP because you won’t even recognize the area. It seems as if overnight this entire strip has been revitalized and rebuilt into another hip neighborhood nestled within Omaha. As for the history […]

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November 14 2016

Shelly Ragan

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – November 14, 2016

Topics: Mortgage Rates

Last week’s economic news included readings on job openings, consumer sentiment and the Federal Reserve’s monthly survey of senior loan officers. Weekly reports on mortgage rates and new jobless claims were also released. Freddie Mac noted that last week’s primary mortgage market survey did not include post-election readings as the survey information was gathered prior to election results.

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