6 Housing Market Rumors Debunked (And 1 Confirmed)
When I surf through real estate videos on YouTube, I regularly see 7 different rumors perpetuated in various forms of "hype-porn." Discussion of ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on August 15, 2022
The Second Stage Of The Home Affordability Crisis Is Well Under Way
The first stage of falling home affordability began three years ago, as falling inventories of homes for sale led to bidding wars and skyrocketing ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on May 9, 2022
Home Ownership Is Radically Different For Millennials
In case you weren't paying attention, the oldest millennial is turning 41 this year. Generation Y is not so young anymore.
As a real estate agent who ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on February 14, 2022
Is This Proof Of Runaway Appreciation For Homes?
As a homeowner, I am happy when home values move higher, but is there a point where it becomes too much of a good thing?
Over the years, we've come ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on November 22, 2021
How Changing Home Prices In Tallahassee Are Shifting The Market
Soaring home prices have changed the look for a lot of the graphs that I have maintained over the past thirty years selling homes in Tallahassee. The ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on November 1, 2021
How Current Mortgage Interest Rates Are Fueling Demand For Homes
The housing market is still going strong, with demand for homes higher than we have seen since the housing bubble collapsed fifteen years ago.
Posted by Joe Manausa on August 30, 2021
Why The US Homeownership Rate Will Crash
Imagine a pill that would allow you to cheat death. Now imagine another pill that would improve your health. Pretty great huh? Sign me up! Well, the ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on August 20, 2021
SHOCKING: Our Forecast For Home Affordability Over The Next 20 Years
I love sharing the good news about the real estate market. Long-term readers know that I fairly and honestly report what I'm seeing, but I have to ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on July 5, 2021
What Do Low Mortgage Interest Payments Really Mean?
Every article or video about mortgage interest rates conveys that rates are low, but do you really know what it means? How do low mortgage interest ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on May 3, 2021
Market Report & Home Affordability Forecast
The first quarter of 2021 is in the books and it's time for an updated housing market report. It's also time to start unraveling the coming changes ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on April 12, 2021
Housing Market 2021 And Beyond: Boom Or Bust?
So what's going on with the housing market in 2021? Are we getting ready to relive the 2005 market? Or perhaps the 2006 market as it all came ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on March 22, 2021
Tallahassee Home Affordability Is Better Than 30 Years Ago
Tallahassee home prices are soaring as demand remains strong while supply continues to dwindle.
As we continued to watch this seller's market ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on June 29, 2020
The Fed, Mortgage Interest Rates And Home Affordability
Last week, the Federal Reserve raised its benchmark interest rate a quarter-point and made it clear that future rate increases would be coming in ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on December 27, 2018
How Much House Can I Afford?
If you are wondering "how much house can I afford," you might want to listen what Og had to say.
You see, home affordability is changing, and buyers ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on August 16, 2013
Home Affordability In Tallahassee
I received a question from a reader "Jim" in Nashville, TN who asked"
Looks like buyers in your area have a lot to choose from. What about ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on December 9, 2009
Do You Buy A Home Now Or Wait For Falling Prices
Last week we discussed home affordability in the Tallahassee real estate market and we found that home affordability was similar to levels seen in ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on June 9, 2009
Home Affordability Report Removes The Hype
I've been reading a lot of articles online about interest rates and home affordability, so I decided I would take a look at home affordability rates ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on June 4, 2009