Lot Sizes Are the Smallest on Record

Lot sizes for new single-family homes are continuing to shrink. The median lot size of a home sold in 2015 fell under 8,600 square feet for the first time since the Census Bureau started tracking lot sizes. The current median lot size is just under one-fifth of an acre. Read more: Transform a … [Read more...]


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RE/MAX Tops 100,000 Agent Mark

The global franchiser RE/MAX reached a big milestone this month, now boasting an expansive network of 100,000 real estate sales associates worldwide. By the end of 2014, RE/MAX had 98,010 agents worldwide, but in just the first few months of 2015, the real estate franchisor has attracted more … [Read more...]

Mortgage Interest Rates Haven’t Been This Low Since 2013

The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage took another dip this week, staying below the 4 percent threshold and keeping borrowing costs at the lowest rate in more than a year. It marks the fifth consecutive week that mortgage rates decreased. Freddie Mac reports the following national averages with … [Read more...]

Low Mortgage Rates Are Lingering

Let #bobwert #remax Help You Find #therighthome The average percentage rates for fixed-rate mortgages inched up slightly this week, but continue to hover near yearly lows. Freddie Mac reports the following national averages with mortgage rates for the week ending Sept. 11: 30-year … [Read more...]

274 Kathy Court, Lebanon PA 17042

Beautifully landscaped home on 1+ park like acre. Stone Patio with cascading water falls, 2nd level stoned pathway to relaxing upper level patio in most private setting. Pole barn, large Workshop, garden storage shed, and that's just the outside. You must see what they have done with the inside of … [Read more...]

Home Owners Have Big Interior Design Plans

Let #bobwert #remax Help You Find #therighthome #lebanoncountypa Only 2 percent of more than 1,700 home owners in the U.S. and Canada surveyed recently by the remodeling website Houzz say they have achieved their design vision for their homes. On average, most home owners say they’re only … [Read more...]

Regardless, you are still paying a mortgage

There are some people that have not purchased a home because they are uncomfortable taking on the obligation of a mortgage. Everyone should realize that, unless you are living with your parents rent free, you are paying a mortgage - either your mortgage or your landlord’s. As a paper from the … [Read more...]

Rental Affordability Crisis Spreads to Middle America

Skyrocketing rents continue to plague renters, and the problem is going to only get worse all over the country. “Overall, housing dynamics are currently changing,” Mark Fleming, CoreLogic’s chief economist, said last month during panel hosted by CoreLogic and the Urban Institute. “Rental … [Read more...]

4 Reasons to Buy a Home Now

Here are four great reasons to consider buying a home today, instead of waiting. 1. Prices Will Continue to Rise The Home Price Expectation Survey polls a distinguished panel of over 100 economists, investment strategists, and housing market analysts. Their most recent report projects appreciation … [Read more...]