According to the USDA, 97 percent of the 2.1 million farms in the United States in 2012 were family-owned operations. Like most family-owned and operated businesses, one challenge often faced is the issue of succession
A new renovation mortgage from Fannie Mae gives borrowers enhanced options to improve their homes’ energy efficiency
Average home prices increased by 0.9 percent for both the 10- and 20-City Case-Shiller Composites in August versus July and 19 of the 20 cities posted positive monthly gains in August. However, on a year-over-year basis, no market came remotely close to touching Phoenix’s 18.8 percent increase in prices.
The relationship between the pricing of commercial homes and the quality of the schools and education centers nearby is probably not something that is thought about everyday; but it has become apparent that these two entities have a direct influence on each other.
Maintaining the resale value of any property is one of the primary concerns of the owner whether the property is commercial or residential. Sometimes there is nothing you can do about the changing value, because value can often change through external sources, such as the overall decline of the neighborhood, the upkeep of surrounding buildings, or the rezoning of the area by local government.