Home Amenities Likely to Grow in Demand

#energyefficiency #bobwert #remax #homesforsale Certain amenities that home buyers now consider “nice-to-have” may soon move into the “must-have” category in the coming years. Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate on its Clean Slate blog post recently featured three amenities that are … [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...]

2016: Homeowner’s Net Worth Will Be 45x Greater Than a Renter

Every three years the Federal Reserve conducts a Survey of Consumer Finances in which they collect data across all economic and social groups. The latest survey, which includes data from 2010-2013, reports that a homeowner’s net worth is 36 times greater than that of a renter ($194,500 vs. … [Read more...]

Buying a Home Remains 35% Less Expensive than Renting!

In the latest Rent vs. Buy Report from Trulia, they explained that homeownership remains cheaper than renting with a traditional 30-year fixed rate mortgage throughout the 100 largest metro areas in the United States. The updated numbers actually show that the range is from an average of 16% in … [Read more...]

Just One Insurance Claim Can Prove Costly

Let #bobwert #remax Help You Find #therighthome In some states, all it takes is just one claim to a home owner’s property insurance to see premiums soar by hundreds of dollars. Filing a single claim can result in a monthly premium increase of 9 percent, according to a study by … [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...]

4 Reasons to Buy Before Winter

Let #bobwert #remax Help You Find #therighthome It's that time of year, the seasons are changing and with them bring thoughts of the upcoming holidays, family get togethers, and planning for a new year. Those who are on the fence about whether now is the right time to buy don't have to look much … [Read more...]

Five Reasons to sell Before this Winter

Let #bobwert #remax Help You Find #therighthome People across the country are beginning to think about what their life will look like next year. It happens every Fall. We ponder whether we should relocate to a different part of the country to find better year round weather or perhaps move across … [Read more...]

Preparing your House, to Sell a Home to a Buyer

Let #bobwert #remax Help You Find #therighthome Often you will hear real estate agents refer to a purchase as a "home," but if someone is selling a property, you will often hear them refer to it as a "house." The reason for this is that buying a home is often an emotional choice, but when selling … [Read more...]

Home Owners Have Big Interior Design Plans

Let #bobwert #remax Help You Find #therighthome #lebanoncountypa Only 2 percent of more than 1,700 home owners in the U.S. and Canada surveyed recently by the remodeling website Houzz say they have achieved their design vision for their homes. On average, most home owners say they’re only … [Read more...]