Home Amenities Likely to Grow in Demand

#energyefficiency #bobwert #remax #homesforsale Certain amenities that home buyers now consider “nice-to-have” may soon move into the “must-have” category in the coming years. Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate on its Clean Slate blog post recently featured three amenities that are … [Read more...]

Applying For A Mortgage: Why So Much Paperwork?

We are often asked why there is so much paperwork mandated by the bank for a mortgage loan application when buying a home today. It seems that the bank needs to know everything about us and requires three separate sources to validate each and every entry on the application form. Many buyers are … [Read more...]

Easy do it yourself Home repairs via Pinterest

Some do it yourself home repairs that can save money. If it is beyond your scope though, it is always best hire a professional. https://www.pinterest.com/bobsproperties/ideas-for-the-home/ … [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...]

4 Reasons to Buy BEFORE Winter Hits

It's that time of year; the seasons are changing and with them bring thoughts of the upcoming holidays, family get-togethers, and planning for a new year. Those who are on the fence about whether now is the right time to buy don't have to look much farther to find four great reasons to consider … [Read more...]

Five Reasons to hire a Realtor

Let #bobwert #remax Help You Find #therighthome Whether you are buying or selling a home, it can be quite an adventurous journey. You need an experienced Real Estate Professional to lead you to your ultimate goal. In this world of instant gratification and internet searches, many sellers think … [Read more...]

New Homes Are Getting Bigger, Again

Let #bobwert #remax Help You Find #therighthome The average single-family home increased in size at the beginning of this year, showing the desire among buyers for more space, according to the National Association of Home Builders. The upsizing trend runs counter to last year, when the increase … [Read more...]

Study: Home Ownership Linked to Happiness

Let #bobwert #remax Help You Find #therighthome Home ownership can lead to higher levels of well-being, according to data from the OECD Better Life Index, which gauges the quality of life worldwide by factoring in such things like housing, jobs, civic engagement, health and safety. Read more: … [Read more...]

Houses are needed!

Though the real estate market has improved, we still have one item holding it back from a full recovery – a robust supply of homes for sale. Demand has increased dramatically. At the same time, housing inventory is decreasing especially at the lower price points. The National Association of … [Read more...]

High Rents, Low Rates Top Draws to Owning a Home

Sixty-two percent of potential home buyers say that now is a better time to purchase a home than it was a year ago, according to Chase's new national survey, "Insights From the Mind of the Homebuyer." The top reasons that are motivating more Americans to get off the fence are rising rental costs and … [Read more...]