A Cost-Saving Perk to Selling a Smart Home

More insurance companies are offering discounts on home insurance policies for owners with Internet-connected devices. Companies are seeing the perks of smart home tech in helping to prevent leaks or burglaries. Smarten Up Prep Agents With 6 Smart Home Facts Get Smart About Smart … [Read more...]

Starter Homes May Be Coming Back, After All

Good news for first-time buyers: more starter homes are on the way. A recent analysis by BUILDER online shows the number of homebuilders offering entry-level housing rose 25 percent last year compared to the year prior. Read more: Young Buyers Face Investor Competition Since the recession, … [Read more...]

Home Values: Where Are They Headed Over The Next 5 Years?

Let #bobwert #remax Help You Find #therighthome 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 nationwide panel of over one hundred economists, real estate … [Read more...]

Single Person Households on the Rise

A century ago, fewer than six percent of all households consisted of people who lived alone. By 2013, that percentage has jumped to 28 percent, with single-person households now making up the second most common household type just behind married couples without minor children (at 29 percent), … [Read more...]

Freddie Mac Optimistic on the Housing Market

The April 2015 U.S. Economic & Housing Market Outlook from Freddie Mac revealed that they are optimistic about the real estate market in 2015. As a matter of fact, the sub-title of the report was “Great Expectations”. What made Freddie Mac so optimistic? Here are a few highlights from the … [Read more...]

Should I rent my House instead of Selling?

Let #bobwert #remax Help You Find #therighthome A recent study has concluded that 39% of buyers prefer to rent out their last residence rather than sell it when purchasing their next home. The study cites that many homeowners were able to refinance and “locked in a very low mortgage rate in … [Read more...]

Existing-Home Sales Remain Soft in March

Existing-home sales were essentially flat in March, while the growth in home prices moderated, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Sales gains in the Northeast and Midwest were offset by declines in the West and South. NAR’s chief economist said that current sales activity is … [Read more...]

Valuable Remodeling Projects

When it comes to remodeling your home, exterior replacement projects continue to offer homeowners the biggest bang for their buck. That’s according to this year’s Cost vs. Value Report, which compares construction costs with resale value for 35 remodeling projects in 100 markets across the … [Read more...]

Now is Millennial’s time to buy that Home

There will likely be no other time in the lifespan of the millennial generation that is filled with more opportunity than right now. If you have not already grasped the importance that the next five years are going to have on your life, do so today. Get Pumped Up. This isn’t high school … [Read more...]