Archives for August 2015

2015 Arkansas Real Estate and Housing Market Predictions

Known as the “Natural State,” Arkansas offers both residents and tourists alike a number of outdoor recreation opportunities. But Arkansas also has an economy that has evolved to meet today’s demands. Six Fortune 500 companies call the state home, including the world’s leading retailer Walmart. CNBC ranks Arkansas as the 20th best state in the nation for doing business due to Arkansas having the second lowest cost of doing business and the … [Read more...]

2015 Louisiana Real Estate and Housing Market Predictions

The Louisiana real estate market enjoys some of the most distinct qualities of any state in our nation. It is the only state with political subdivisions called Parishes (local governments that are equivalent to counties). Since many of the state’s lands were formed by Mississippi River sediment washout, Louisiana contains large areas of deltas, swamps, and coastal marshes. Like Florida’s everglades, these ecosystems contain species that are … [Read more...]

2015 Alabama Real Estate and Housing Market Predictions

Alabama has had a significant role in the shaping of our nation. At one time, it was at the epicenter of the slave trade in the pre-war south. Fast-forward a hundred years and it became the birthplace of the Civil Rights movement. Alabama has undergone all of these things and become a center for industry, high tech research, and education. Automobiles make up the majority of Alabama’s top export, and it is a 2 billion dollar industry in the state … [Read more...]

2015 Mississippi Real Estate and Housing Market Predictions

Compared to the rest of the country Mississippi real estate appreciation rates in recent years have been relatively low. But Mississippi residents, and those looking to become residents in the near future, will find that recent 2015 housing market home appreciation rates in the state have been some of the highest in the nation. Just this last quarter rates have risen .94%. At this pace Mississippi is looking at a 3.83% increase by years end. … [Read more...]