Generational Trends In Housing

What Would Make You Sell Your House?   There are many reasons why a homeowner decides to sell their house and move. The latest Generational Trends Report from the National Association of Realtors asked recent home sellers to share their reason for moving. The younger the respondents, the more likely their top response centered around needing a larger home […]

Low Interest Rate Environment

  Freddie Mac Forecasts Continued Low Mortgage Rate Environment   MCLEAN, Va., April 29, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — According to Freddie Mac’s (OTCQB: FMCC) April Forecast, the mortgage market is expected to see favorable mortgage rates for the remainder of the year, which will help homebuyer affordability. Sam Khater, Freddie Mac’s chief economist, says, “While mortgage rates […]

Ideas For Buyers on Buying A Home

Buying a home can seem like a daunting process — it just may be the most expensive and emotionally charged purchase of your life. But with careful research and determination, the keys to that dream home can be yours. We’ll help you along your path toward Homeownership! The Decision to Buy Before taking the plunge […]

Fixer-Upper-Don’t Buy Unless You Read This!

  Don’t Buy That Fixer-Upper (Unless You Know These 4 Things) Sure-fire ways to spot a fixer-upper that’ll fix you up financially. Image: Amy Jones A few years ago, Alessandra Pollina and her husband, Ondre, were looking for a property that would need no more than some cosmetic changes and upgrades. But because the price […]

Statistics on Home Prices

Average home listing price hits $300,000 The site found that the median listing price was $300,000. Homes were also on the market longer than March 2018, selling in 65 days, compared to 63 days last March. In the larger U.S. metros, the average home was on the market for four days longer than last March. […]

LAWNS? AMERICANS WANT THEM?

APR 17 2019 Kelly Leighton Last Updated: April 17, 2019 | View all posts by Kelly Leighton Curb appeal is often talked about as being one of the most important parts of selling a home. And a new survey confirmed that lawns remain very important to Americans. A recent survey by the National Association of Landscape Professionals found […]

Homeowners: Now is the time to Sell Your House

    First Time Home Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Interest Rates, Move-Up Buyers Homeowners: Now Is A Good Time To Sell Your House   Every month, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) releases their Seller Traffic Index as a part of their Realtors Confidence Index. In the latest release, NAR reported that homeowners have been reluctant to sell their houses. This is […]

HOW CAN I FINANCE WORK NEEDED ON A FIXER-UPPER ?

Expert Insights: How Can I Finance Work Needed on a Fixer-Upper? According to the Millennial Housing Commission, created by Congress, few lenders are willing to administer home improvement loans. Most prefer to make home equity loans or unsecured consumer loans because they are easier to manage. Home improvement loans usually require inspections and irregular draws […]

Millennials Ideas on Purchasing a home

APR 15 2019 Kelly Leighton Last Updated: April 14, 2019 | Even if they haven’t bought yet, most millennials believe that buying a home is a realistic goal. According to a recent survey by Northshore Fireplace, 80% of millennials who haven’t purchased a home yet think it is attainable, with 46% planning to purchase in the […]