As of June 2015, Millennials are the biggest age group most likely to purchase a home this year. This has been expected for a while since the 25 to 34-year-olds population has grown to 43 million and counting. It’s typically that time of one’s life that most Americans prepare to buy their first homes, and in a letter to Millennials, Realtor.com suggests that there’s substantial opportunity costs for young people who wait to purchase a home.
America’s largest congregation is expecting a celebrity guest - Morgan Freeman, the Hollywood actor who played the voice of God in the movie Bruce Almighty. Mr. Freeman is starting a new National Geographic series titled “The Story of God,” and will be filming a documentary on the biggest theological concept known to man.
Millennials are loving Houston - and it’s easy to see why. Houston’s become a magnet for young professionals looking for great job opportunities. Its lucrative careers in healthcare and energy have been primary attractors, and even with the recent oil slump, the city still has optimistic employment prospects for this year’s third quarter.
Something big is coming to Houston’s Energy Corridor, and it’s not another oil and gas behemoth’s office. Instead, it’ll be a “billion-plus-dollar, high-density, mixed-use development” on the same property that used to house the ExxonMobil Chemical headquarters.
Area residents can enjoy free family films the second Saturday of each month in Cross Creek Ranch as part of the community’s Movies on the Hill summer series.
Open to the public, the series debuts Saturday, June 13, with “Big Hero 6,” winner of Best Animated Feature Film of the Year in this year’s Oscar Awards. On July 11, Cross Creek Ranch will air “Rio 2,” an animated film released last year featuring Jesse Eisenberg and Anne Hathaway. The Aug. 8 movie will be “Paddington,” also released last year and based on the popular book series.
April has been a popular month for new single-family homes. Sales for these homes increased 6.8%, according to data from HUD and the U.S. Census Bureau. This has led to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 517,000 units sold.
The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) commented that the data matches what they’ve observed. “Sales are moving forward and our builder members are telling us they are starting to see more activity as more buyers get off the fence and enter the marketplace,” said NAHB Chairman Tom Woods.
Choosing where to live is as important as deciding what kind of home you want to build. Want as many comforts as possible? Then consider a master-planned community like Towne Lake, one of the many attractive locations Newmark builds for. Towne Lake was created to be a place where residents have an amazingly comfortable lifestyle with easy entertainment, all within one beautiful area by Houston’s largest private lake.
The summer Artisan Market at Cypress Creek Lakes will be held on Saturday, June 6, 2015 from 10 am to 1 pm.
Twenty-six local vendors will be on hand for this event. The line up includes:
That’s probably one of the top questions many of our first time homebuyers asks. And it stands to reason that you’ve been thinking about it for a while as you consider your new home.
Credit scores do have an affect on the rates that you can receive for your mortgage. The basic premise is as simple as “The higher your credit score, the lower your mortgage.”
Buying a new home can be stressful, and that’s why at Newmark we try to streamline the process by partnering with Cornerstone Mortgage to help you finance your home. That’s only the tip of the iceberg though, and new homeowners can attest to the number of decisions they’ll have to make before they even begin to identify places they want to live in. Here are some things to consider if you’re thinking of purchasing a home.
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