Low Mortgage Rates Are Lingering

Let #bobwert #remax Help You Find #therighthome The average percentage rates for fixed-rate mortgages inched up slightly this week, but continue to hover near yearly lows. Freddie Mac reports the following national averages with mortgage rates for the week ending Sept. 11: 30-year … [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...]

Regardless, you are still paying a mortgage

There are some people that have not purchased a home because they are uncomfortable taking on the obligation of a mortgage. Everyone should realize that, unless you are living with your parents rent free, you are paying a mortgage - either your mortgage or your landlord’s. As a paper from the … [Read more...]

5 Reasons to Hire a Realtor

5 Reasons to Hire a Realtor 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 that they can For Sale … [Read more...]

Rental Affordability Crisis Spreads to Middle America

Skyrocketing rents continue to plague renters, and the problem is going to only get worse all over the country. “Overall, housing dynamics are currently changing,” Mark Fleming, CoreLogic’s chief economist, said last month during panel hosted by CoreLogic and the Urban Institute. “Rental … [Read more...]

4 Reasons to Buy a Home Now

Here are four great reasons to consider buying a home today, instead of waiting. 1. Prices Will Continue to Rise The Home Price Expectation Survey polls a distinguished panel of over 100 economists, investment strategists, and housing market analysts. Their most recent report projects appreciation … [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...]

Existing-Home Sales Heat Up in May, Inventory Levels Continue to Improve

Existing-home sales rose strongly in May and inventory gains continued to help moderate price growth, according to the National Association of Realtors®. All four regions of the country experienced sales gains compared to a month earlier. Total existing-home sales1, which are completed … [Read more...]

Reasons to Sell your House Now!

Many sellers are still hesitant about putting their house up for sale. Where are prices headed? Where are interest rates headed? Can buyers qualify for a mortgage?  These are all valid questions. However, there are several reasons to sell your home sooner rather than later. Here are five of those … [Read more...]

Millennials: Optimistic & Ready to Buy

A recent survey by the PulteGroup revealed that the Millennial generation has a more optimistic outlook regarding the American economy than other generations. According to the survey, 54% of Millennials believe the economy is in better shape today than it was last year compared to only 41% of the … [Read more...]