Posts by Timothy Inklebarger

Taking homeschooling to another level
Taking homeschooling to another level

The structure, built in 1883, won the 2017 Archie Award for restoration and includes a blend of original and new features, such as reclaimed barn beams and restored original cherry wood...

First American launches real estate podcast
First American launches real estate podcast

The podcast, hosted by First American Chief Economist Mark Fleming and Deputy Chief Economist Odeta Kushi and available on major podcasting platforms, offers insight on housing, affordability and related economic...

Biden moves to reverse Trump housing policy
Biden moves to reverse Trump housing policy

The order directs the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to reexamine Trump Administration changes to Obama-era fair housing...

First-time Houston homebuyers face bidding wars from wealthy out-of-towners
First-time Houston homebuyers face bidding wars from wealthy out-of-towners

“Homeowners will see the value of their homes rise, but first-time homebuyers will face tougher competition from out-of-towners with big budgets.” — Daryl Fairweather, Redfin chief...

DACA members now eligible for FHA loans
DACA members now eligible for FHA loans

CBC Mortgage Agency, a nationally chartered finance agency, applauded the decision, noting in a press release that 85% of individuals in the DACA program are Hispanic and account for over a third of CBCMA...

This ghost town museum could be yours
This ghost town museum could be yours

Located in the historic wild west town of Pearce, Arizona, the Soto Bros. and Renaud Store was opened in 1896 and restored in 2019....

RE/MAX: Home sales up 22%
RE/MAX: Home sales up 22%

It was the 5th best month of the year and outperformed most of...

Apartment construction is booming in these two Houston suburbs
Apartment construction is booming in these two Houston suburbs

The flight to the suburbs has become a growing preference for buyers, but renters are also finding respite in the outskirts of larger metro areas. That could help continue to drive new construction of apartments in suburbs across the country,...

Nearly 10,000 homes sold in Houston in December
Nearly 10,000 homes sold in Houston in December

The decline of home mortgage interest rates is continuing to fuel homebuying demand in December, pushing the median home-sale price up 13% nationwide to $334,300, according to a new report from online broker...

Does your client know owning is cheaper than renting in most markets?
Does your client know owning is cheaper than renting in most markets?

Here’s a little tidbit that might help clients decide whether or not it’s time to buy their first home — it could save them some...

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