Curb Appeal-aking a good first impression of your home.

I recently read a piece on how to improve the outward appearance of your home in winter, it talks about using outdoor lighting to brighten up the house during long dark winter nights, preventing piles of snow while keeping walks and driveways clear, etc.This is good information, regardless of the season.  If you are selling your home it…

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Interest Rates for the New Year 2016

Interest Rates and Millennials Be prepared to offer young home buyers more reassurance in the wake of the Federal Reserve’s decision to raise interest rates. Millennials are more concerned than any other age group about how the Fed’s move will affect their buying power, according to a new Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices survey. Sixty percent of…

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Home Sales and Reducing – Sellers

“Buying a new home, selling your old one, and moving from one residence to another are all considered fairly substantial life stressors. Homeowners can become fraught with anxiety when proceedings take an unexpected turn or things don’t quite go according to plan. Fortunately, there are a few steps you can take to make the process…

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Interest Rates falling on Mortgages – Mortgages

Interest: “The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its weekly report on mortgage applications Wednesday morning, noting a decrease of 3.6% in the group’s seasonally adjusted composite index. That followed a rise of 1.9% for the previous week. The prior week’s report was adjusted to account for the July Fourth holiday. Mortgage loan rates increased on three types of loans…

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Foreclosures Doubled?! – Short Sales

It’s been reported that, in some states, foreclosures have DOUBLED in the last few months. This is absolutely wonderful, considering there has been an overall decline in these foreclosures in the past year in general. This new information just goes to show how the real estate market is so strong and versatile, and also is…

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