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Report: Buyers Are Putting More Money Down

Average down payment percentages on conventional 30-year fixed-rate mortgages were on the rise in the third quarter as housing demand and buyer competition increases, according to a new report by LendingTree. The average down payment percentage rose to 17.63 in the third quarter, up from 16.29 … [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...]

Two Common Mortgage Delays

A last-minute problem with financing can quickly delay a closing on a home sale. Here are two of the most common financing problems that can surface: Failure to disclose key financial information. One of the biggest reasons for a financial issue is the failure of the buyer to disclose key … [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...]

The Renter’s Trap

Renters pay more than the average of 24.9% that was paid in the pre-bubble period while buyers actually pay far less than the 22.1% share homeowners devoted to mortgages in the pre-bubble days. Don’t Become Trapped If you are currently renting you could get caught up in a cycle where increasing … [Read more...]

Home Sales Only Going Up From Here

Existing-home sales will likely rise about 7 percent this year, as a strengthening economy and job growth leads to a healthier market, according to the National Association of REALTORS®' 2015 housing forecast. "Home prices have risen for the past three years cumulatively about 25 percent, which … [Read more...]

Loan Defaults Plunge to Pre-Recession Levels

Let #bobwert #remax Help You Find #therighthome #lebanonpa More home owners are keeping up with their mortgage payments. The nationwide mortgage loan delinquency rate — the number of borrowers 60 or more days past due on their mortgage — is projected to drop to 3.12 percent by the end of this … [Read more...]

274 Kathy Court, Lebanon PA 17042

Beautifully landscaped home on 1+ park like acre. Stone Patio with cascading water falls, 2nd level stoned pathway to relaxing upper level patio in most private setting. Pole barn, large Workshop, garden storage shed, and that's just the outside. You must see what they have done with the inside of … [Read more...]

Buy Now, Not Later

It is often suggested that potential home buyers consider rising interest rates when thinking about the true cost of a home. Remember, cost is not determined by price alone but by price and mortgage rate. The longer a buyer waits, the higher the mortgage payment will be if rates continue to increase … [Read more...]