Buying is now 37% cheaper than renting in the US

The results of the latest Rent vs. Buy Report from Trulia show that homeownership remains cheaper than renting with a traditional 30-year fixed rate mortgage in the 100 largest metro areas in the United States. The updated numbers actually show that the range is an average of 17.4% less … [Read more...]

4 Reasons to buy a home this Fall

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

1582 Chestnut Street, Lebanon Pa 17042

Nice brick semi-detached with finished basement with bar, finished attic, and sun room with two car detached garage on West Chestnut near 16th Street.  MLS 255859  - $55,000 Under Contract! … [Read more...]

New-Home Sales Near 10-Year High

New-home sales in July jumped to the highest level in nearly a decade, with sales of new single-family homes climbing 12.4 percent month-over-month and reaching a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 654,000, the Commerce Department reported Tuesday. That marks the highest level since October … [Read more...]

108, 110 S. 9th Street, Lebanon PA 17042

Investment property or start your own business:  4 total rental units, 3 story brick property (multi-family and Commercial zoned) investment property in heart of Lebanon City. 3 Apartments and 1 store front Business (currently a Barber Shop) Maximum visibility for business on main artery Rt 72. All … [Read more...]

Home Buyer Advantage Starts Now

Buyers had to be prepared to bring their housing A-game this year. Amid tight inventories of homes for sale and a tight lending environment, they’ve needed to get pre-approved for a mortgage, be laser-focused on what it is they want in in order to make quick decisions, and even forgo some … [Read more...]

301 Ebenezer Road, Lebanon PA 17046

 Beautiful, open, spacious and bright single family home - completely remodeled in 2006. Has a small barn for stroage, gorgeous landscaping and privacy sitting on hill with view of Lions Lake Park.  MLS 255450  -  $140,000 Sold … [Read more...]

Where are home prices headed the next 5 years?

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 experts, and investment & market strategists … [Read more...]

Beware of These Home Inspection Red Flags

A home inspection not only allows buyers to learn more about their home, it also helps them uncover any potential problems. Curbed.com recently featured a 14-point checklist to help home buyers during a home inspection. Here are a few items they suggest to investigate further during a home … [Read more...]

2 Tips For Getting The Most Money When Selling Your House

Every homeowner wants to make sure they get the best price when selling their home. But how do you guarantee that you receive maximum value for your house? Here are two keys to ensuring you get the highest price possible. Price it a LITTLE LOW This may seem counterintuitive. However, let’s … [Read more...]