Talk to your RealtorIf you're like most people, thoughts of putting your home on the market and moving up, down or out of dodge all together periodically float through your mind. These days, there’s extra incentive given the inventory shortages in many areas.


After two healthy years of housing recovery, we are experiencing another year of a shortage of inventory of homes for sale.

National statistics bear this out as well. According to the National Association of REALTORS®, total existing-home sales increased 6.1 percent in March—the highest annual rate since September 2013—however, the housing supply has only experienced a modest increase, just two percent above a year ago. 

Still, choosing to sell is a big decision—a decision that requires the careful weighing…

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It’s that time of year again – and a great time for those of you who like to think ahead.  While school is rapidly coming to a close for the spring terms of 2015, many wise investors are thinking ahead to the fall terms, and beyond.

Every year, millions of college students flood into college cities and towns. Those students, along with the faculty and staff at their schools, have one common need: housing. Consistent demand for housing makes college and university communities attractive to people interested in real estate investing.

The Opportunity
Whereas housing demand may fluctuate in other areas, college towns boast a steady flow of students, professors and staff, and a percentage of those will always require off-campus housing. Most colleges…

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