Last week’s economic news includes several factors that drove U.S. mortgage rates lower. Continue reading
When looking to buy or sell real estate, confusing terminology can leave you feeling confused.
From a multitude of numbers to marketing jargon, property listings can provide you with an overwhelming amount of information â and it’s hard to know what’s important. Continue reading
It’s a great time to buy a new home because there are still quite a few homes for sale, and interest rates have continued to stay comparatively low. Continue reading
Have you ever heard the saying, “You never get a second chance for a first impression?”
If you have a home for sale, it is important to appreciate the significance a first impression has on your potential buyer.
When buyers drive up… Continue reading
Existing home sales have increased by 10.2 percent as compared to 4.52 million existing home sales for February 2012, and have increased for 20 consecutive months. Read more… Continue reading
The Federal Reserve’s statement after yesterday’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting left no doubt as to the Fed’s dual commitment to keeping long term interest rates down and encouraging economic growth. Continue reading
The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) released its NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index for March on Monday. Home builder confidence fell for the third consecutive month with a two-point drop to a reading of 44 in March. Continue reading
The point of staging is to highlight the house’s strengths, downplay its weaknesses and make it more appealing. With the right decorating techniques, you can win buyers over the moment they step through the door. Continue reading
There is always room for negotiation, and with the right techniques you may end up saving thousands of dollars on your dream house. However, it can be tricky to get the right reaction when you are negotiating. Continue reading
Whether you are moving to a new house with children or you are buying your first home with the intention of raising future little ones there, many factors will come into play when making your decision. Continue reading