It's the revolutionary multi-billion-dollar industry nobody's heard of, and it's killing credit card debt for hundreds of thousands of consumers. It's not only disrupting, but completely undressing the traditional credit model.
Now that spring is here, many homeowners are looking to begin their next home remodeling project. Whether you're redoing the patio or finally putting in that new pool, you should remember that the value added from renovations differs widely based on a number of factors.
In today's increasingly competitive real estate market, understanding the appraisal process cannot be overstated. Although appraisals are one of the most important parts of the home buying process, they are often one of the most misunderstood.
It's unlikely that the deal volume of 2013 can be repeated in 2014. Yet, market dynamics are still strong and deal activity has stabilized since the pause in the fall. Perhaps another good year is on the way.