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...]

Home Values: Where Are They Headed Over The Next 5 Years?

Let #bobwert #remax Help You Find #therighthome 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 … [Read more...]

RE/MAX Tops 100,000 Agent Mark

The global franchiser RE/MAX reached a big milestone this month, now boasting an expansive network of 100,000 real estate sales associates worldwide. By the end of 2014, RE/MAX had 98,010 agents worldwide, but in just the first few months of 2015, the real estate franchisor has attracted more … [Read more...]

A Home Owner’s Net worth is 36 times greater than a Renter

Let #bobwert #remax Help You Find #therighthome Over the last six years, homeownership has lost some of its allure as a financial investment. As homeowners suffered through the housing bust, more and more began to question whether owning a home was truly a good way to build wealth. Every three … [Read more...]

Should I rent my House instead of Selling?

Let #bobwert #remax Help You Find #therighthome A recent study has concluded that 39% of buyers prefer to rent out their last residence rather than sell it when purchasing their next home. The study cites that many homeowners were able to refinance and “locked in a very low mortgage rate in … [Read more...]

Home Decorating Ideas, Pinterest

Home Decorating Ideas from Pinterest and Bob Wert http://www.pinterest.com/pin/444237950717692401/ http://www.pinterest.com/bobsproperties/ … [Read more...]

NAR Reports Reveal Two Reasons to Sell Now

We all realize that the best time to sell anything is when demand is high and the supply of that item is limited. The last two major reports issued by the National Association of Realtors (NAR) revealed information that suggests that now may be the best time to sell your house. Let’s look at the … [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...]

Getting a Mortgage – how come so much paperwork?

People 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...]

The Kitchen is No Longer ‘Heart of the Home’?

Saber Grills surveyed 1,500 home owners from across the U.S., and 83 percent said that outdoor living space is their favorite part of their home. As your clients are prepping their homes for the summer selling season, they may want to keep outdoor space in mind. According to Saber’s "Outdoor … [Read more...]