Jack Palmer's Blog Posts

WSJ- Fed Holds Rates Steady but Pencils In One More Hike This Year

WSJ-Fed Holds Rates Steady but Pencils In One More Hike This YearStronger growth prompts officials to project that rates will stay higher for longer in 2024By Nick TimiraosUpdated Sept. 20,

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December 2021 Monthly Housing Market Trends Report

 December 2021 Monthly Housing Market Trends ReportJANUARY 6, 2022The national inventory of active listings declined by 26.8% over last year, while the total inventory of unsold homes,

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Homebuyers Are Going on a Shopping Spree This Winter

Homebuyers Are Going on a Shopping Spree This Winter Thursday December 16th, 2021  For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Move-Up BuyersBlack Friday and Cyber

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November 2021 Showing Index Results: Impressive Year-Over-Year Demand Seen Across the U.S. as Holiday Home Showing Traffic Heats Up

November 2021 Showing Index Results: Impressive Year-Over-Year Demand Seen Across the U.S. as Holiday Home Showing Traffic Heats UpDec. 21, 2021 – Home buyers continued aggressively shopping

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When Is the Right Time To Sell

When Is the Right Time To Sell [INFOGRAPHIC]Some HighlightsIf you’re trying to decide when to list your house, the time is now. There are plenty of buyers eagerly waiting for

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Why Waiting To Sell Your House Could Cost You a Small Fortune

Why Waiting To Sell Your House Could Cost You a Small FortuneWednesday January 5th, 2022  For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Interest Rates, Move-Up Buyers, Pricing,

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6 Must-Have Hands-Free Gadgets for Your Kitchen

6 Must-Have Hands-Free Gadgets for Your Kitchenposted by Elizabeth Harper on May 13, 2020 in Kitchen, Health and Home, Guides & Reviews :: 7

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The Average Homeowner Gained $56,700 in Equity over the Past Year

The Average Homeowner Gained $56,700 in Equity over the Past YearTuesday December 21st, 2021  For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, PricingWhen you think of homeownership, what

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Flat 1 by Unnamed Studio

Flat 1 by Unnamed StudioFlat 1 is an eclectic home designed in 2021 by Unnamed Studio, located in Valencia, Spain

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The Perks of Putting 20% Down on a Home

The Perks of Putting 20% Down on a Home Wednesday December 22nd, 2021  Down Payments, First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Move-Up BuyersIf you’re thinking of

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Renters Missed Out on $51,500 This Past Year

Renters Missed Out on $51,500 This Past Year Monday November 1st, 2021  First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Pricing, Rent vs. BuyRents have increased significantly this

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3 Home Upgrades That Can Increase The Value Of Your Home?

3 Home Upgrades That Can Increase The Value Of Your Home?Opening Intro -Home improvement is the process of making additions or renovations to an existing house or property.Home upgrades may include

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The Big Question- Should You Renovate or Move?

The Big Question: Should You Renovate or Move?The last 18 months changed what many buyers are looking for in a home. Recently, the American Institute of Architects released their AIA

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4 Ways to Focus When Your Mind's Not in the Mood

4 Ways to Focus When Your Mind's Not in the MoodbyPaul JarvisAttention implies singularity. As in, if you’re paying attention to lots of things—that’s not truly paying attention.&

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The Main Key To Understanding the Rise in Mortgage Rates

The Main Key To Understanding the Rise in Mortgage Rates Tuesday October 5th, 2021  First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Housing Market Updates, Interest Rates, -

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The Best Time Management System

                                                       

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5 Ways to Feel Financially Encouraged Today

5 Ways to Feel Financially Encouraged TodayEVERYDAY TRIUMPHS, FINANCIAL GOALSThere is no magical shortcut on the road to financial independence. Intellectually, most of us know that the way to

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What Is Amortization and How Do You Use It To Pay Off Loans?

What Is Amortization and How Do You Use It To Pay Off Loans?Amortization tells you exactly what you need to know to pay off a loan, more quickly and efficiently.BRIAN O'CONNELLMAR 25, 2020 2:26 PM

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Keeping Up with Home Repairs During a Pandemic

Keeping Up with Home Repairs During a PandemicAre Home Repairs Being Put Off Because of COVID-19? We Asked 1,000 People to Find Out.In a list of 100 different things you can do to help pass the

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Google Home, Nest Mini, Nest Wifi: Set up whole-home audio on the cheap

Google Home, Nest Mini, Nest Wifi: Set up whole-home audio on the cheapThere's never been a better time to flood your house with music, thanks to new Google speakers.Google introduced a new color --

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Should You Allow Home-Based Businesses in Your Rentals?

Should You Allow Home-Based Businesses in Your Rentals?The remote workforce. The side hustle. The WFH SAHM. Even if you don't know what these terms mean (the last one is work-from-home stay-at-home

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4 types of private mortgage insurance

There are 4 types of private mortgage insurance, and the type you choose determines how and when you payshapecharge/What is private mortgage insurance?4 types of private mortgage insuranceHow much

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Sophisticated Girl’s Bedroom Perfect for Now and Later

Sophisticated Girl’s Bedroom Perfect for Now and LaterDusty pink paint, white shiplap and a cozy daybed make this girl’s bedroom in New Jersey a lovely space to grow into.When these New

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LINEN CLOSET ORGANIZATION

IDEAS & INSPIRATIONLinen Closet OrganizationA well-organized linen closet and laundry room can make tasks like washing clothes, changing your bedding and enjoying a shower easier and more

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5 Stress Management Techniques to Find Bliss in Life

5 Stress Management Techniques to Find Bliss in LifePublished 6 months agoon Jun 14, 2020By Jessica RobinsonIf you’d like to learn how to develop stress management

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The Right Way to Weatherstrip a Door

The Right Way to Weatherstrip a DoorBesides being unpleasant, door drafts force your heating system to work harder (and consume more energy) to keep your home at a consistently comfortable

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5 WAYS TO GET HELP WITH MOVING WITHOUT BREAKING THE BANK

5 WAYS TO GET HELP WITH MOVING WITHOUT BREAKING THE BANKby Katherine Alex BeavenPosted onOctober 26, 2020If you’ve decided to DIY your move but aren’t built like the Hulk, know that

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37 Best Things to Always Buy (and What to Avoid) at the Dollar Store

37 Best Things to Always Buy (and What to Avoid) at the Dollar StoreWith finances being tight for many these days, people are giving dollar stores another look. Selling everything from party

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4 key questions to ask now before you decide to refinance your mortgage

4 key questions to ask now before you decide to refinance your mortgageIlana PolyakKEY POINTSToday borrowers can snag a 30-year mortgage for 3.81% and a 15-year loan for 3.16%, compared to 4.46% and

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How to Save Money on Replacement Windows

How to Save Money on Replacement WindowsWritten by Lee WallenderUpdated 10/23/20 Pin Share Email WoodenDinosaur/E+/Getty ImagesReplacement windows are expensive. The cost of

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Build It | Entryway Wall Shelf

Build It | Entryway Wall ShelfAsk This Old House general contractor Tom Silva and host Kevin O’Connor build a wall shelf for an entryway using stock poplar from a home centerBy Tom

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Be Productive Every Day – 25 Daily Calendar Productivity Tips

Be Productive Every Day – 25 Daily Calendar Productivity TipsFor most of us, calendars and productivity are integrally linked. But, that’s only possible if you’re correctly

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DON'T PANIC IF YOU'RE MOVING BEFORE YOUR HOUSE SELLS-, YOU HAVE OPTIONS

DON'T PANIC IF YOU'RE MOVING BEFORE YOUR HOUSE SELLS. YOU HAVE OPTIONS06/11/2019By Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group Moving before your house sells is a double-edged sword. On the one,

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How to get Chenoa Fund down payment assistance

How to get Chenoa Fund down payment assistanceErik J. Martin The Mortgage Reports ContributorJuly 6, 2020 - 7 min readThe Chenoa Fund exists to help home buyers like youAre you excited

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How to Pack and Organize a Storage Unit | Best Tips for Ease of Access

How to Pack and Organize a Storage Unit | Best Tips for Ease of AccessMoving is a busy and at times stressful season. But it doesn’t have to be! Our team of moving experts here at On The

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Gross Income vs Net Income

Gross Income vs. Net Income: Differences and How to Calculate EachFINANCIAL LITERACYJuly 21, 2020 / Mint.comWhether you’re running your own business or working for someone else,

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Here's why #mortgage rates are lower in the winter months. #smartmoney

When Are Mortgage Rates Lowest?Posted on December 4th, 2019We’re all looking for an angle, especially if it’ll save us some money.Whether it’s a stock market trend, a home price

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Due to the building's design, plants are able to thrive indoors. #archi #coolbuildings

Vitalcube Medical Office Building / ARK-architecture + AUDASave this projectSave this picture!© Bilel Khemakhem+ 24Curated by Hana AbdelOFFICE BUILDINGS•TUNIS, TUNISIAArchitects:

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First-Time Homebuyer with Bad Credit? Read This First!

First-Time Homebuyer with Bad Credit? Read This First!Sarah SharkeyJanuary 16, 2020 • MortgageShopping for your first home is an exciting time. You are choosing a place to plant

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Don’t Miss These Real Estate Tax Benefits on Investment Property

Don’t Miss These Real Estate Tax Benefits on Investment PropertyMAY 24, 2020 BY ERIC JEANETTEInvestment properties by their very nature are supposed to bring in a profit. That is

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COVID-19 and Loan Forebarance

"Here is a link to a great video you can share about forbearance.  There are about 4.2 million mortgages in forbearance, representing 8.4% of mortgages, which is up from 8.2% last week. 

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December Snapshot

30th Annual Manhattan Beach Pier LightingWednesday, November 20, 20196:00 PM to 9:00 PMThe annual Pier Lighting and Holiday Open House is the official start of the holiday season in Manhattan Beach.

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