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...]

22 Shirk Drive, Fredericksburg PA 17026

Let #bobwert #remax Help You Find #therighthome#fredericksburgpa #lebanonpa #jonestownpa Bright, open, and spacious newer home with 9ft ceilings, large master bath with garden tub, separate shower, and walk in closet, professionally finished wood lined basement, with walk out doors, Stone Bar, … [Read more...]

Home Decorating Ideas

Let #bobwert #remax Help You Find #therighthome A rustic wine rack made from recycled, reclaimed wood pallets.  Nice! … [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...]

Fixed-Rate Mortgages Tick Up Just Slightly This Week

Borrowing costs inched up moderately on fixed-rate mortgages, but still remain lower than last year’s averages, Freddie Mac reports in its weekly mortgage market survey. More on Mortgage Rates: Refi Applications Boost Loan Demand Understanding and Combatting the Rate Lock-in … [Read more...]

Home Ownership and Net worth

Over several years, home ownership has seemed to lose some of its appeal as a financial investment. As owners endured through the housing bust, some began to question whether owning a home was truly a good way to build wealth. But a study by the Federal Reserve properly answered this … [Read more...]

Foreclosure Inventory Falls 35%, Celebration Muted

Many markets across the country are seeing fewer foreclosures. That’s because foreclosure inventory has plunged 35 percent nationally from a year ago, but housing experts aren’t ready to say the foreclosure crisis is completely behind the nation quite yet. The Current State of Foreclosures: … [Read more...]

Mortgage Rates Hover Near Yearly Lows

Fixed-rate mortgages remained mostly unchanged this week, with borrowing costs just slightly above their lows for 2014, Freddie Mac reports in its weekly mortgage market survey. Are low interest rates spooking your potential move-up buyers? Read this: Understanding and Combatting the Rate Lock-in … [Read more...]

How much down payment do you actually need?

A recent survey by Zelman & Associates revealed that 38% of those between the ages of 25-29 years old and 42% of those between the ages of 30-34 years old believe that a minimum of 15% is required as a down payment to purchase a home. A recent questionnaire administered by Freddie Mac showed … [Read more...]

Majority of Home Owners Planning to Renovate

Sixty-seven percent of consumers say they're planning a home renovation within the next six months, according to®'s Home Improvement Survey of more than 1,500 home owners. They're planning to spend more money on their renovations than last year, the survey found. The most common … [Read more...]