10 Things To Do When Renting a Home

Renting certainly comes with its fair share of advantages. For one, tenants don’t have to worry about making necessary home improvements to the property. They also aren’t responsible for paying expensive property taxes on the rental. In addition, renters have the option to pick up and move at the end of their lease term, giving…

Why You Should NOT Use Zillow

Don’t Use Zillow! Today, anyone looking to purchase a new home utilizes the internet to search for homes for sale.  The most trafficked real estate website in the world is Zillow.  Many potential home buyers and sellers will use Zillow to research a neighborhood or get property values or even to choose a real estate agent.  We will explain…

Looking into the Housing Market in 2019

Editor’s Note: This feature originally appeared in the August issue of DS News. Sam Khater spends his day ensuring that Freddie Mac’s economics and research team delivers valuable insights and analysis on economic trends and policy issues affecting Freddie Mac and the housing market. With over 20 years’ experience in housing and economics, Khater brings…