This Weekend in the ‘Burbs: August 21-23, 2015​

Aug 21, 2015

It’s the weekend! As you’re heading out to the ‘burbs to explore, here are some real estate news and trends that could impact your house hunt:

Mortgage rates continue to hover around 4%, but some experts say they could hit5.5%in the next 18-24 months. Translation: now is the time to buy!
Single-family housing starts are at theirhighest levelssince 2007
What’s different about those houses? They’re actually gettingsmaller.

One of the biggest considerations whenanyfamily moves to the suburbs? The SCHOOLS. Check out these roundups of the top high schools in your area, fromU.S. News & World Report:

Redwood City, Fremont, Cupertino and San Jose top the list for the greaterSan Franciscoarea
Leaving NYC? Area ‘burbs inNew York,New JerseyandConnecticutboast tons of great schools including #73 nationally-ranked Rye Brook as well as topnotch performers in Weston, Garden City and Scotch Plains…the list goes on and on!
There are tons of A+ suburbanChicago schoolson this list, including nationally-ranked schools in Lincolnshire, Deerfield and Highland Park

Enjoy the weekend!

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