Target Remodels Are Paying Off  In 2017 Target announced a $7 billion investment in their stores and this week they opened the 100th small-front location and have finished remodeling 500 store locations across the U.S. Target’s earnings have blown past analysts’ predictions and sent Target shares...

Luxury Home Health and Wellness Trends  Affluent home buyers want the luxury lifestyle, but now with a demand focused on feeling healthy both physically and mentally. In a recent study of properties with wellness-focused amenities, homes with these features sold for ten to twenty-five percent more...

Construction Financing Options  If you are considering a loan for your next construction project, here are five tips to help you with financing options. Have a well-planned project: each lender has its own parameters of what is an acceptable loan-to-cost ratio, but they will take into consideration several...

Move Over Millennials: Introducing Gen Z  The newest group of buyers to hit the market is Generation Z, and even though they are the first generation to who doesn’t know the world without technology, their buying trends are taking the market by surprise – and nine...

Where are America’s Hottest Markets?  The numbers for July 2019 are in and the hottest markets in America are not the big named cities that most might expect to find. According to realtor.com data these unsuspecting smaller metro-areas offer affordability for homeowners. Many of those that made...

In Construction, Time Equals Money  In construction, time equals money and at Knipp Contracting, we recognize that the successful completion of your construction project is critical. The Knipp Contracting team has over forty years of construction experience and after completing more than 20,000+ construction projects across the...

 Update on the US Market: Substantial Progress Post-Recession  June marked the longest period of economic expansion for the U.S. market, reaching 121 months. According to a recent report by CoreLogic, the housing flip rate, home prices and rents are up. One of the biggest evidence of...

Investment Property Tips  Are you considering an investment property to add to your financial portfolio? An investment property can be a great option for building long-term wealth, however there can also be expensive pitfalls. Here are a few tips to help you get started. What type...