Tag: home ownership

How to Move Out of Your Mother’s Basement

How to Move Out of Your Mother’s Basement

December 6, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

It has been reported that a whopping 44 percent of unemployed adults between the ages of 18 and 34 still live at home with parents. Perhaps even more surprising is the fact that 25 percent of employed adults in the same age group also still live at home. Homeownership in the U.S. is at an all-time low—right around 65 percent.That’s the lowest level since 1995.

Feeling Priced Out of the Property Market?

Feeling Priced Out of the Property Market?

October 30, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Half of under 35′s have ‘given up all hope’ of owning a property, and 81% think owning a home in Britain is less realistic than ever. It’s hard times for possible home-owners. This infographic takes a look at the current state of owning a home in Great Britain.

The Cost of Adding Value to Your Home

The Cost of Adding Value to Your Home

March 18, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

As the housing market has slowed down, many people are deciding to stay in their current home rather than move. In the following infographic, MoneySupermarket reveals how by making various improvements, value can be added to the property that might help when selling in the future.

America: A Nation Underwater

America: A Nation Underwater

February 22, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

In order to illustrate the commonality of foreclosures and their impact on the country, loans.org compiled a heat map of the United States to show the frequency of foreclosures state-by-state, as well as the states with the highest total of foreclosures in December 2012.

Revealing Relationship Between Homeownership and Household Income

Revealing Relationship Between Homeownership and Household Income

October 9, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

There are a lot of factors that impact the rate at which Americans own homes – especially household income. Often, the rise or fall of household income has much to do with how many Americans can afford to own homes. Throw in inflation and interest rates and it is easy to see what factors were involved with the decline of home ownership rates since 2004 and the housing market collapse in 2007.

Becoming the CEO of Your Home

Becoming the CEO of Your Home

May 8, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

In business, a manager must track budgets and costs, develop annual processes to get work done more efficiently, and manage risk for unexpected situations. It’s about time to apply these same strategies to home ownership. After all, it’s one of the biggest investments a person will make.

The Path to Owning Your First Home

The Path to Owning Your First Home

April 13, 2012 | By | 1 Comment

Let’s face facts: the home buying process can be a bit overwhelming for a first time buyer. How much can I afford? Do I need to have a down payment and how much? These and other important questions are answered in the following infographic, published by The Provident Bank of NJ, which outlines the process of buying a home along with key things to consider as you begin the path towards becoming a home owner.