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People have been talking about higher mortgage interest rates for years. I like to say that I predicted 4 out of the last 0 mortgage rate increases so I don't even try to predict mortgage rate increases anymore. To me it seems crazy that they've been so low for so...
Compare London Property Taxes to Texas Property Taxes. It started out as a simple idea. I just wanted to see how property taxes in London compared to those in Texas. I just wanted to know if London had high or low property taxes.
I'm was trying to peek around corners a bit with this idea of looking at Zillow's dataset of percent of homes that are increasing in value. Zillow doesn't publish these graphs themselves but they do publish the raw data so I took that data and made these graphs. Zillow looks at their...
One of the unique things I do here at RealEstateDecoded.com is that I publish an INFLATION-ADJUSTED Case-Shiller Home Price Index. You can see what's really going on with home prices by looking at the Real, Inflation-Adjusted Case-Shiller Home Price Index.
The Washington Post reported recently that Barack and Michelle Obama bought the house they had been renting. That was serendipitous for me because I've been working for a crazy number of months on an online course called, "Buying the House You Rent." Nice timing, Barack! Thank you! After seeing the cool article...