Small Bath Remodeling Ideas via Pinterest

Let #bobwert #remax Help You Find #therighthome #lebanoncountypa Check out these small bath remodeling ideas from Pinterest … [Read more...]

Contemplating buying a home – what are you waiting for?

Let #bobwert #remax Help You Find #therighthome If you are planning on becoming a homeowner, or moving up to the home of your dreams in 2015, here are four great reasons to consider buying a home now, instead of waiting until spring. 1. Prices Will Continue to Rise The Home Price Expectation … [Read more...]

FHA’s Cost-Cuts Cause Loan Demand to Soar

Mortgage applications for government-backed Federal Housing Administration loans spiked last week, as the government moved to lower its annual insurance premiums by half a percentage point. FHA offers mortgages with down payments as low as 3.5 percent. FHA refinance applications last week jumped … [Read more...]

Military Foreclosure Protections Extended

Let #bobwert #remax Help You Find #therighthome#military #militaryfamilies Lawmakers have granted active-duty military an extension in avoiding foreclosure. House and Senate lawmakers recently agreed to extend until the end of 2015 protections for military members, which will prevent a bank from … [Read more...]

Where are Home Prices headed the next 5 years

Let #bobwert #remax Help You Find #therighthome #lebanoncountypa #berkscountypa #schuylkillcountypa Today, many real estate conversations center on housing prices and where they may be headed. That is why we like the Home Price Expectation Survey. Every quarter, Pulsenomics surveys a … [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...]

Outdoor Landscaping Ideas for the Home

Let #bobwert #remax Help You Find #therighthome #lebanoncountypa #berkscountypa #schuylkillcountypa Some great outdoor landscaping ideas from our friends on Pinterest - check them out. … [Read more...]

The Truth About Buying a Home: You DON’T Need 20% Down

Let #bobwert #remax Help You Find #therighthome In a recent survey, How America Views Homeownership, it was revealed that 68% of Americans feel that now is a good time to buy a home and 95%said they want to own a home if they don’t already. Franklin Codel, head of Wells Fargo home … [Read more...]

A Homeowner’s Net Worth is 36x Greater Than A Renter!

Let #bobwert #remax Help You Find #therighthome Over the last six years, homeownership has lost some of its allure as a financial investment. As homeowners suffered through the housing bust, more and more began to question whether owning a home was truly a good way to build wealth. The Federal … [Read more...]

Housing Crisis Didn’t Shake Most Americans’ Confidence

In the aftermath of the housing crisis, Americans still remain overall optimistic when it comes to confidence in the housing market. Home ownership remains a highly desirable goal for most Americans, according to the latest Country Financial Security Index survey. Eighty-nine percent of about 1,000 … [Read more...]