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GET WEALTHIER QUICKER, BUY THAT HOUSE NOW

Some more data that backs up how owning your own home is a real big piece of getting a bigger piece of the pie. And here is another piece. Low interest rates now make this the best buying opportunity any of us will have for the rest or our home Read More

FORECLOSURES DOWN; PRICE INCREASES STILL SLOW IN NE

Foreclosures are down just about everyplace, and that is good news. However (and it seems like there is almost always a forever), Pennsylvania still has one of the highest foreclosure inventories in the USA. We are one of 12 states with over 1.5% of homes in some stage of foreclosure. Read More

BUY NOW OR WAIT TO MAKE BIGGER DOWN PAYMENT?

SOME ADDITIONAL GUIDANCE ON THIS QUESTION. ALMOST ALL THE TIME, THE ANSWER TO THE QUESTION, “SHOULD I BUY NOW OR WAIT UNTIL I CAN AFFORD A LARGER DOWN PAYMENT?” IS GOING TO BE, DO IT NOW. WITHOUT GETTING TOO FAR OUT IN THE WEEDS, THE COMBINATION OF LOW INTEREST RATES Read More

HOW TO GET THE MOST $$$$ FOR YOUR HOUSE

THIS IS REALLY ABOUT SELECTING A REAL ESTATE AGENT THAT YOU TRUST. SUGGESTED WAYS TO DO THIS: DOES THE AGENT ASK WHAT YOU WANT TO DO, OR DOES THE AGENT JUST TELL YOU WHAT THEY WILL DO? DOES THE AGENT HAVE A WRITTEN PROCESS ABOUT HOW TO ESTIMATE THE VALUE Read More