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Rocket Fuel Newsletter – 05/27/2024

Looking to get off the grid but not feeling the mountain hermit vibes? A beachfront cottage in the Florida Keys running off a rain cistern and solar panels, and only accessible by boat or plane, may be for you! In this edition: Check out the latest Build-A-Broker episode, a big Rocket ProSM TPO anniversary, and […]

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May 24, 2024

Rocket Fuel Newsletter – 05/20/2024

McDonald’s announced their newest McFlurry flavor last week: the Grandma McFlurry, which combines hard candy pieces, syrup and vanilla ice cream into what basically amounts to a Werther’s Original. Next for McDonald’s: fixing the McFlurry machines so we can actually try the new flavor. In this edition: the good and the bad of AI, April […]

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May 17, 2024

Rocket Fuel Newsletter – 05/13/2024

Built in 1897, a home in Reedville, VA, is on the market for $450K … the only catch is it’s surrounded by water and in the middle of Chesapeake Bay! In this edition: rent growth versus wage growth, help on the way for affordable housing, and how to interpret monthly employment data. And when you’re […]

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May 10, 2024

Rocket Fuel Newsletter – 05/06/2024

Remember that Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 12 – the National Retail Federation estimates consumers will spend $33.5 billion on Mother’s Day this year, trailing only 2023’s record $35.7 billion in spending. Broken down, that’s $254 per person, with those between the ages of 35 and 44 budgeting nearly $350! In this edition: Zillow adapts […]

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May 03, 2024

Rocket Fuel Newsletter – 04/29/2024

The Kentucky Derby takes place this weekend; from favorite Fierceness to longshots Lucky Jeremy and Grand Mo the First, the actual names of the horses are always a topic of conversation. Believe it or not, the rules are quite strict for how a horse is named. In this edition: how to go from chemist to […]

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April 26, 2024

Rocket Fuel Newsletter – 04/22/2024

Did you hear Lennon and McCartney released a new single? Not that Lennon and McCartney. Well, kind of… James McCartney and Sean Ono Lennon teamed up to write “Primrose Hill,” which dropped April 15.  In this edition: how to get involved with the NFL Draft this week, existing home sales drop and home prices increase, […]

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April 19, 2024

Rocket Fuel Newsletter – 04/15/2024

Looking for the next once-in-a-lifetime event now that the solar eclipse has come and gone? Get ready for trillions of cicadas to emerge across the Midwest and South this spring as two broods simultaneously emerge from their years-long hibernation. In this edition: home buying and selling by generation, an in-depth look into inflation and a […]

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April 12, 2024

Rocket Fuel Newsletter – 04/08/2024

It’s April, and for Detroiters, that means it’s finally time to host the NFL Draft! Organizers are expecting over 300,000 attendees leading up to and through the event, which will take place from April 25 – 27. Don’t miss out on all the festivities! In this edition: Powell’s latest, an event that won’t be seen […]

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April 05, 2024

Rocket Fuel Newsletter – 04/01/2024

Who cares about your marathon time, how did you place at this year’s Course des Cafés, the Paris server Olympics? In this edition: We explore the homeownership gender gap, take a look at record losses from the Fed, and listen to the latest episode of Build-A-Broker. Fuel Up! 🚀   Listen To The Latest Episode Of […]

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March 29, 2024

Women Home Buyers: Challenging The Homeownership Gender Gap

Author: Miranda Crace Gone are the days of almost always needing a partner to buy a home. Single women now increasingly have the ability and the desire to buy homes on their own. These changes have largely been driven by an increase of women in the workforce along with new career opportunities and financial independence for women. […]

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March 27, 2024