1 Scenic Drive, Myerstown PA 17067

A beautiful, open, bright well cared for home on a corner lot with 2 car garage, walk up attic with plenty of storage, Florida room with fire place, large master and guest bathrooms. A must see home in Arbor Gate 55+ community.  MLS 264969  -  $140,000  -  Sold in less than 30 … [Read more...]

New Reality? Buyers Face Fewer Choices

Many markets are seeing so few new listings that they may not be able to meet the strong buyer demand heading into real estate’s traditionally busiest season. Listings are down more than 7 percent compared to a year ago across the country, according to the latest data by the National Association … [Read more...]

Hot Interior Designers to Follow on Instagram

Before the days of social media, homeowners had to browse magazines and catalogs in order to find inspiration for their next design project. Hunting down a new design idea could take hours or even days. Today, top designers can be found on every social media site imaginable. Instagram is filled with … [Read more...]

2016: Homeowner’s Net Worth Will Be 45x Greater Than a Renter

Every three years the Federal Reserve conducts a Survey of Consumer Finances in which they collect data across all economic and social groups. The latest survey, which includes data from 2010-2013, reports that a homeowner’s net worth is 36 times greater than that of a renter ($194,500 vs. … [Read more...]

The Most Common Housing Style in the U.S.

The detached single-family home may dominate in a large portion of the U.S., but in many cities across the country, the growing urban population and lack of space may make this type of home less common in the future. Read more: Guide to Residential Styles To track and chart the most common … [Read more...]

Family Wealth Grows as Home Equity Builds

With residential real estate values rising quite substantially in most parts of the country over the last few years, many homeowners are seeing a major increase in their family’s wealth as equity continues to build in their house. A recent study by the Joint Center of Housing Studies at Harvard … [Read more...]

Buying a Home Remains 35% Less Expensive than Renting!

In the latest Rent vs. Buy Report from Trulia, they explained that homeownership remains cheaper than renting with a traditional 30-year fixed rate mortgage throughout the 100 largest metro areas in the United States. The updated numbers actually show that the range is from an average of 16% in … [Read more...]

Home decorating ideas on a Budget – via Pinterest

Let #bobwert #remax Help You Find #therighthome #lebanoncountypa See these great home decorating budgeting ideas on Pinterest. http://www.pinterest.com/pin/196188127492980290/ … [Read more...]

Home Sales Only Going Up From Here

Existing-home sales will likely rise about 7 percent this year, as a strengthening economy and job growth leads to a healthier market, according to the National Association of REALTORS®' 2015 housing forecast. "Home prices have risen for the past three years cumulatively about 25 percent, which … [Read more...]

Mortgage Rates at Lowest Point Since May 2013

Let #bobwert #remax Help You Find #therighthome #lebanonpa #myerstownpa #palmyrapa The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage sunk to a 3.89 percent average this week, its lowest level since May 30, 2013. That translates to more mortgage savings for home buyers and refinancers. Freddie Mac reports the … [Read more...]