Thinking going “for sale by Owner? – 5 good reasons Not to

Thinking going “for sale by Owner? - 5 good reasons Not to In today’s market, with home prices rising and a lack of inventory, some homeowners may consider trying to sell their home on their own, known in the industry as a For Sale by Owner (FSBO). There are several reasons why this might … [Read more...]

Study: Real Estate Cheapest in Fall, Winter

Your home buyers likely won’t want to shy away from the fall or winter months. They may score the best deals. Home sales prices in the nation’s largest metros typically peak during the summer but drop in the fall and are lowest in the winter, according to a new study from NerdWallet, in which … [Read more...]

The Reasons Behind 2017’s Color Trends

Every year, paint company Sherwin-Williams puts together a series of palettes to predict the hues and combinations that will influence interiors in the coming year. They look not only at paint swatches but also at the cultural forces behind a color’s popularity. Last week, representatives … [Read more...]

Homes Are Getting More Affordable

Housing affordability may finally be showing signs of improvement, according to a new analysis of American Community Survey data. View NAR's Housing Affordability Index About 33.6 percent of households were cost-burdened in 2015, which means they spent more than 30 percent of their incomes on … [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...]

3 Questions every buyer should ask themselves

If you are debating purchasing a home right now, you are probably getting a lot of advice. Though your friends and family will have your best interest at heart, they may not be fully aware of your needs and what is currently happening in the real estate market. Answering the following 3 questions … [Read more...]

Rents Skyrocket at highest rates in almost a Decade

  The Consumer Price Index (CPI) was released by the Labor Department last week. An analysis by Market Watch revealed the cost of rent was 3.8% higher than a year ago for the second straight month in June. That’s the strongest yearly price gain since 2007. This coincides with … [Read more...]

Interest Rates remain at historic lows – but for how long?

The interest rate you pay on your home mortgage has a direct impact on your monthly payment; The higher the rate, the greater your payment will be. That is why it is important to look at where the experts believe rates are headed when deciding to buy now or wait until next year. The 30-year fixed … [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...]