The salary you need to buy a home

The salary you need to buy a home. USA – Home prices across the United States have continued to rise, with 93% of metros showing sales-price gains, according to the latest quarterly report from the National Association of Realtors. Despite a strong economy, home buying affordability has decreased year-over-year due to a rise in mortgage …

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Expropriation is a contradiction

Expropriation is a contradiction. There is no government in the world that does not possess the power to expropriate the private property of its subjects. Compensation, however, since the dawn of constitutionalism around the world, has always been an inherent requirement. To propose something like expropriation without compensation is absurd; indeed, to expropriate something without …

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Mortgage applications fall

Mortgage applications fall. USA – Extremely weak demand for mortgage refinances has been driving the overall drain on mortgage lending. Refinance volume is highly rate-sensitive, and interest rates are now about a full percentage point higher than they were one year ago. In order to afford more home, more homebuyers are turning to riskier, adjustable-rate …

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Get better prices with sole mandate properties

Get better prices with sole mandate properties. The differences between the two types of mandates may seem quite obvious: a sole mandate gives a single agent the exclusive right to market and sell your home, while an open mandate allows any qualified agent to find you a willing buyer. As a seller, you’ll need to …

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