Sale of distressed properties hits new low

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) recently released their latest Existing Home Sales Report revealing that distressed property sales accounted for 4% of sales in September. This is down from 7% in 2015, and is the lowest figure since NAR began tracking distressed sales in 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...]

4 Reasons to buy this Summer

Summer is here! The temperature isn't the only thing heating up right now, so too is the housing market in many areas of the country! Here are four great reasons to consider buying a home today instead of waiting. Prices Will Continue to Rise CoreLogic’s latest Home Price Index reports … [Read more...]

Steady Rent Payments Invisible to Lender

In credit circles they’re called “invisibles”—50 million people in the United States who have trouble getting a mortgage because they have little or no credit data on file. These invisibles often include people who’ve been responsible over many years for paying their rent, utility, and … [Read more...]

11 Budget-Friendly Staging Ideas That’ll Wow Buyers

It’s a classic conundrum: Staging a home increases its value on the open market, but the whole process can be expensive. You have to shell out to hire a stager and rent furniture and art. If professional staging isn’t in your budget, never fear—it’s entirely possible to do a little DIY … [Read more...]

Single Women make up the 2nd Largest Home Buying group

According to the National Association of Realtors’ (NAR) 2015 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers, single women made up 18% of all first-time homebuyers last year, second only to married couples who made up 54% of total buyers. Whether they are young, single and no longer want to rent, or … [Read more...]

5 Reasons to Hire a Real Estate pro

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 by Owner or FSBO. The 5 … [Read more...]

Thinking of Buying? Selling? 5 Reasons You Need To Hire A Professsional

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 by Owner or FSBO. The 5 … [Read more...]

3 Ways Sellers Can Show Off Outdoor Space

Take a close look at your listing from the eye of a home buyer. Are the bushes overgrown around the front windows? Has the mulch all washed away? Is the paint on the shutters fading? These are the questions Jon Coile, chairman of the multiple listing service MRIS in Rockville, Md., asks in a … [Read more...]