More Buyers Putting Down Less on a Home

A 20 percent down payment is no longer the norm. In the past year, 1.5 million borrowers purchased their homes with down payments of less than 10 percent, according to Black Knight Financial Services. That marks a seven-year high. A growing number of home shoppers are financing more than 90 percent … [Read more...]

Buyers Want Bigger Yards Over Bigger Homes

A property that offers a great outdoor space is taking a higher priority among home buyers. In fact, home shoppers recently surveyed said they would be willing to sacrifice some space from a larger house in order to get a bigger yard. More than half of 1,000 buyers recently surveyed—or 56 … [Read more...]

What Thieves Are Most After in Homes

Here are some sobering stats from the FBI: A robbery occurs every 1.6 minutes in the U.S., a burglary every 18.2 seconds, and a larceny theft every 5.4 seconds. SafeHome, a home security systems reviews resource, analyzed FBI Uniform Crime Reporting data from 2015 to determine the items thieves … [Read more...]

8 Dumb Reasons People Can’t Buy a Home

akurtz/Getty Images Buying a home—especially if it’s your first—can be a lot like losing weight in the sense that people end up doing, well, some pretty dumb stuff in the process. But while desperate dieters might waste money on “magical” weight-loss pills or silly exercise … [Read more...]

18 WOODLAND LEBANON , PA 17042

Well cared for, bright, roomy, 2 bedroom, 2 bath condo in Woodland Estates, with 1 car detached garage. Lawn, snow and trash included in HOA fees. HOA fee is $226 monthly.  MLS 266260 - $119,000 - SOLD 2 weeks! … [Read more...]

More Housing Markets Fall Back into ‘Normal’ Range

About 18 percent of the largest 360 metro areas in the country have returned to or exceeded their last normal levels of economic and housing activity in the first quarter, according to the National Association of Home Builders/First American Leading Markets Index. The index showed a slight … [Read more...]

130 Cassadee Court, Lebanon PA

One of the Best building lots if not the best in the Lebanon County. Over 24 acres of pure beauty and a view of the county second to none. Many Possibilities. Future home site or possible development. South Lebanon County - MLS 167825 … [Read more...]

DIY Bookshelf via Pinterest

Let #bobwert #remax Help You Find #therighthome Least costly, easiest DIY bookshelf - concrete blocks & wood https://www.pinterest.com/pin/316800155013876112/ … [Read more...]

Functional Home Ideas – Via Pinterest

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Preparing your House, to Sell a Home to a Buyer

Let #bobwert #remax Help You Find #therighthome Often you will hear real estate agents refer to a purchase as a "home," but if someone is selling a property, you will often hear them refer to it as a "house." The reason for this is that buying a home is often an emotional choice, but when selling … [Read more...]