Would you sell a stake in the future of your home for the Downpayment?

Wednesday, December 14

https://www.newsbreak.com/news... Read this one! How about this concept? eg. You don't have a big downpayment available, now a Hedge Fund will "give it to you in exchange for Equity" This has worked in Business for years but now they are looking to do it with residential housing. These companies ...


1 in 12 homes bought in 2022 are underwater!!! Watch out

Wednesday, December 14

https://drive.google.com/file/... Who is shocked with this revelation? That was quick wasn't it? The key here is to buy places you plan to hold for a period of time. If you don't plan to hold a property for 5 years, you probably shouldn't be buying it. The good news is the MA market is better th...


Top economists thoughts on the Housing market 11/26/2022

Wednesday, December 14

I always like to read an article, then let it sit a bit and see if I still agree with it. How about this one from 11/26/22 https://markets.businessinside... Basically these Economists are saying that prices are really going to fall in Housing. Do we agree? YES, but only in some markets and only i...


Top 10 markets for 2023

Wednesday, December 14

https://www.realtor.com/resear... Can you believe that Worcester is ranked the 4th best Housing Market in the US positioned for Growth in 2023, they are predicting 2.5% Sales Growth and 10.6% price Growth What we are seeing in the multi market is that prices are holding strong since most buyers ...


The Research Bureau Report December 2022

Wednesday, December 14

https://www.wrrb.org/news/2022... This is a big document but well worth the read. The big takeaway here is that RENTERS are COST BURDENED Basically that means they spend too much on rent so they don't have $ left over for other things, food, utilities, car, insurance etc. Should we be raising our...


Who wants to sell and Who wants to refinance? They probably Can't.

Tuesday, December 06

This is a fun chart, comes from Mortgage Monitor's October 2022 report. This is people who financed a loan in the last 2 years there are 7mm people who have 2.5% loans, and even of those only 3mm have good enough credit OVER 720 and 80% Equity The higher you go up the Y axis you see there are ve...