U.S. Population Facts

U.S. Population Facts

Earlier this year, the population of the United States rolled over 325 million, according to the United States Census Bureau. The U.S. and World Population Clock is a live estimate of interesting population facts, housed on the Bureau’s website. It uses past census numbers to make projections about current and future population numbers.       The site reports that there is one birth every […]

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New Trend: Country Charm

New Trend: Country Charm

Hold your horses! Have you seen this cool new trend in what is known as “barndominiums?” And you just thought you’d seen it all when it comes to homes and properties! Apparently, this is an increasingly popular housing trend in Texas, that we might very well start seeing in our area. Just think of the convenience of living and working in one location; and one that’s so beautiful, as well! […]

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Looking for Leprechauns in Arkansas

Looking for Leprechauns in Arkansas

With the convenience of electronics in our culture, finding the correct spelling of a particular word is not like it used to be. Gone are the days of looking it up in a dictionary that is housed on your parents’ bookshelf. Does anyone still own a dictionary? Today, even elementary aged students know that all it takes to find an answer is simply to “Google […]

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New U.S. Vacancy Report Released

New U.S. Vacancy Report Released

The U.S. Census Bureau recently released its Quarterly Residential Vacancies & Homeownership Report for 4th Quarter 2016.   Among the figures that were published, some of the more interesting ones are listed below: Rental Vacancy Rate:  6.9% Homeowner Vacancy Rate:  1.8% Homeownership Rate:  63.7% The figures above were all comparable to 4th Quarter statistics in 2015. Median rent price: $864 Median home list price: $167,700 The report […]

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National Group Makes 2017 Predictions

National Group Makes 2017 Predictions

    At the end of last month, realtor.com released its national housing forecast for 2017. According to the site, the organization expects to see a rise in mortgage rates, with home sales slowing down a bit compared to recent years. The report also predicts that Phoenix, AZ will be the top metro market based on price and sales gains.    As part of the […]

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