Buying a home? Everyone seems to think 2015 is the time

Let #bobwert #remax Help You Find #therighthome #lebanoncountypa There are many people deciding on whether to sign a new lease on a rental property or take the dive into homeownership. Every situation is different. However, with rents, home values and mortgage interest rates projected to rise, … [Read more...]

Realtors® Advocate Housing Finance System Overhaul That Protects Taxpayers and Access to Credit

As lawmakers debate how best to reform the secondary mortgage finance market, they must ensure that any new system retains access to safe, secure and affordable sources of mortgage capital for creditworthy consumers in all market conditions or risk a major disruption to the economy, warned the … [Read more...]

Rental Vacancy Rate Lowest in More Than a Decade

The U.S. apartment vacancy rate fell to its lowest level in more than a decade during the third quarter, according to a new report by real estate research firm Reis Inc. It was down to 4.2 percent, the lowest vacancy rate since the third quarter of 2001, when it stood at 3.9 percent.  "Demand … [Read more...]

Mortgage Rates Hold at Yearly Highs

Fixed-rate mortgages mostly held steady this week and mostly unchanged from last week’s averages. Rates remain near their highs for the year, Freddie Mac reports in its weekly mortgage market survey. Over the last few weeks, the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage has edged 1 percent higher than it was a … [Read more...]

Buyers Value Storage Space, Central AC, In-Law Suites, Survey Finds

Purchasing a home is an important life decision, and many factors can influence the home choices buyers make. Geography and demography strongly influence what buyer’s value in a home. The typical recently purchased home was 1,860 square feet and was built in 1996. Repeat buyers, buyers of new … [Read more...]