Too Buy Or Not Too Buy

Too Buy Or Not Too Buy, is this the question you are asking yourself as the lease on your home is coming time for renewal? In the Post Housing Bubble Era that we now live in, deciding whether to Buy or Rent a home has become much more than looking at house values an home […]

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Energy Efficiency in Newly Built Homes

Energy Efficiency in Newly Built Homes With the winter months approaching, and some areas of the country will get cold pretty soon, heating costs will be on people’s minds.  They can potentially save thousands of dollars each year with a better energy efficient home. Newly built homes have many amenities such as access to jogging, […]

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10 Simple Ways to Eat Healthy Without Thinking

Your environment has an incredible ability to shape your behavior. I have written previously about choice architecture and environment design, both of which are focused on the idea that, “By making small changes to the physical environment around you, it can become much easier to stick to good habits.” And while the research studies I […]

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Now is the Time to Buy a Home

Now is the Time to Buy a Home Now Is the Time to Make Your Dream Come True With an Academy Residential Mortgage If there was any lingering uncertainty over whether now is a good time to buy a house, it may be squashed after the release of several favorable housing reports over the last […]

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Mortgage Rates Hit 2014 Low

  At the start of 2014, there was a lot of speculation that mortgage rates would rise to unaffordable levels, with many expecting to see 30-year fixed mortgage rates exceed 5%. However, luckily for homebuyers, mortgage rates have stayed historically low, with a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage recently hitting its lowest point all year, according to […]

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Trends in New Home Construction

Trends in New Home Construction  With New Home Starts and New Home Construction on the rise all around the country, we thought we would discuss the Hot Trends in New Home Construction.  These apply also for home renovations.   Go Green The biggest trend in New Home Construction is energy efficiency.  Energy efficiency is measured […]

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