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Issues With FAFSA Could Mean Many Students Don’t Go to College in the Fall

Transcript: SACHA PFEIFFER, HOST: The college application process was supposed to get easier. That’s because last year, the U.S. Department of Education announced changes to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA. VANESSA CORDOVA RAMIREZ: Hi, Hello. My name is Vanessa Cordova Ramirez, and I’m a Mexican first-generation student, hopefully attending college in [...]read moreIssues With FAFSA Could Mean Many Students Don’t Go to College in the Fall

Pandemic Aid to Schools Paid Off, But We Don’t Know How

The most interesting nuggets from the two reports, however, were how the academic gains varied wildly across the nation. That’s not only because some schools used the money more effectively than others but also because some schools got much more aid per student. The poorest districts in the nation, where 80% or more of the [...]read morePandemic Aid to Schools Paid Off, But We Don’t Know How

The 33 Best Books For Students Who Don’t Like To Read

“Let’s get out our [independent/book club/whole class] books and open to page __!” At least one student in the room experiences a shudder of disdain and a wave of despondency each time such words are uttered (many more students are likely experiencing this emotional response to the dread of reading on the inside). Why Do [...]read moreThe 33 Best Books For Students Who Don’t Like To Read

Don’t Sell Your Rental Property If You Don’t Have To

If you own a rental property and are thinking of selling, don’t do it unless you absolutely have to. To build great wealth, aim to own your rental property for as long as possible. As fate would have it, my great tenants of two years and two months gave me their 30-day notice while I [...]read moreDon’t Sell Your Rental Property If You Don’t Have To

Top Investors Reveal Their Worst Real Estate Deals (DON’T Repeat Them!)

Think you’ve got a bad real estate deal? We doubt it comes even close to what we’re about to share. Today, the experts are in to talk about bee-infested rental properties, risky flips, “wholetail” failures, and other ways that they’ve lost money with real estate deals gone wrong. Why are we sharing such horrific stories? [...]read moreTop Investors Reveal Their Worst Real Estate Deals (DON’T Repeat Them!)

‘Houston, we don’t have a problem:’ Local agents say the metro area’s market is balanced

Local real estate professionals say one major benefit of a slower housing market is a much-needed uptick in housing inventory. After plummeting to a 90-day average of 7,020 active single-family listings in May 2022 — an all-time low — the Houston metro area has rebounded. As of mid-May 2024, the 90-day average was 21,943 active [...]read more‘Houston, we don’t have a problem:’ Local agents say the metro area’s market is balanced

Mortgage Rates Are Bouncing Back, And Buyers Don’t Like It

At Inman Connect Las Vegas, July 30-Aug. 1 2024, the noise and misinformation will be banished, all your big questions will be answered, and new business opportunities will be revealed. Join us. After retreating from 2024 highs during the first half of May, mortgage rates are again on the rise as Federal Reserve policymakers remain [...]read moreMortgage Rates Are Bouncing Back, And Buyers Don’t Like It

More than half of homebuyers don’t shop for a mortgage: LendingTree

Despite the potential for savings, more than half of all U.S. homebuyers (54%) who took out a mortgage for their most recent home purchase received only one loan offer. This indicates that a sizable portion of borrowers do not shop around for the best mortgage deal, according to new survey results from LendingTree. Twenty-two percent [...]read moreMore than half of homebuyers don’t shop for a mortgage: LendingTree

Building Generational Wealth? Don’t Lose It with This ONE Critical Mistake

You’re working hard to build wealth, but without estate planning, your assets could easily land in the wrong hands, causing your family a great deal of trouble. No one likes thinking about their death, but you NEED to tackle this issue head-on if you hope to preserve your legacy! Welcome back to the BiggerPockets Money [...]read moreBuilding Generational Wealth? Don’t Lose It with This ONE Critical Mistake

Don’t Market Vacant Homes. Be HomeKynd: Tech Review

Proptech columnist Craig Rowe reviews virtual staging solution HomeKynd, an app that empowers users to integrate its tools with listing pages, among other benefits. HomeKynd is a virtual staging solution Platforms: Web; fully mobile responsiveIdeal for: Listing and buyer agents; property managers Top selling points: • Brokerage listing page embed• Interior design-selected furnishings• In-app purchasing• [...]read moreDon’t Market Vacant Homes. Be HomeKynd: Tech Review