Posts Tagged: survey

LGBTI Community More Likely to Buy or Sell Homes

LGBTI people are far more likely to buy or sell a home than their straight counterparts, new research reveals. In a representative study Emerald Life, the UK’s first full-service insurance provider for the LGBTI community, asked 2,023 adults about their plans for the next six months; their results were then compared to a sample of… Read more »

New York Drops to Fourth in List of Cities for the Super Wealthy

The yearly Knight Frank’s Wealth Report that surveys the movements of the global ultra-rich has been released (h/t CityLab), and–truly, surprise!–New York City’s status amongst the moneyed elite has dropped three places to rest as the number four city most populated by individuals who have amassed over $30 million in personal wealth. What’s eyebrow-raising is… Read more »

The Difference Between a Survey and a Home Inspection

Different areas of the country have different requirements for survey and home inspection requirements. No matter your geographic location, these are two distinctly separate processes in the home-buying and selling process. Simply put, the home inspection process examines the condition of a home compared to a survey that identifies the property lines of a home…. Read more »

Homebuilder Confidence Reaches Highest Level Since 2007

Confidence among U.S. homebuilders climbed more than anticipated in February to the highest level since May 2007, pointing to an improving outlook for construction. The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo index of builder confidence rose for a fifth straight month, to 29 in February from 25 in January, figures from the Washington-based group showed… Read more »