Category: Buying Homes

Rising Mortgage Rates
Ways to Take the Sting Out of Rising Mortgage Rates

Ways to Take the Sting Out of Rising Mortgage Rates Mortgage rates are at their highest level in more than a decade. Home buyers are fighting back. More borrowers are paying fees to cut their interest rates and making higher down payments to lower the amount they have to finance, lenders and real-estate agents say. […]

Skipping Home Inspections
Skipping Home Inspections in a Competitive Market is Tempting and Risky

The woman had just bought a house an investor flipped in Montgomery County  She skipped a home inspection to compete against other buyers and, a couple months ago, she asked inspector Ben Poles to take a look. As part of his usual examination, Poles, who owns Rest Assured Inspections in Pottstown, filled up the tub […]

Global real estate investment
Global Real Estate Investment Hits New High

Real Estate Investments Reach New Height       Investors are citing economic confidence for year-to-date volumes’ move beyond pre-pandemic levels. Global real estate investment has breached pre-pandemic levels as economic conditions stabilize and investors realign their strategies, albeit unevenly across geographies. With US $757 billion invested during the first three quarters of this year, […]

Real Estate Investing
How to Get Started as a Real Estate Investor

Here’s what you need to know to get started at real estate investing Do you know why real estate investing is so hard for most people? Maybe it’s not hard once you get into it, but isn’t (or wasn’t) getting started incredibly daunting and intimidating? Why is that? I think it’s because real estate investing […]

Best Month to List Your House
Planning on Selling Your Home? Here Is the Best Month to List Your House

Best Month to List Your House – You’ve updated your kitchen countertops, refreshed your exterior paint and installed a rainfall showerhead in the master bathroom—now there’s only one thing left to do: list your home. And while you may have all the tips and tricks to get top dollar on your home, you probably didn’t […]

Vacation Home
Pandemic’s Vacation Home-Buying Frenzy Beginning To Fizzle

Among the unexpected impacts of the coronavirus pandemic was the spike in demand for vacation homes. Consumers working remotely with steady incomes and savings opted to spend their cash on second homes since they could use them more often. Low mortgage rates and rapidly rising home equity that some homeowners could borrow against for a […]

Sell Your Home
This Is The Best Time To Sell Your Home

It’s definitely a seller’s market in real estate right now, so it’s no wonder that many people have been considering putting their property up for sale and to sell your home. But when it comes to getting even more of a return on your investment, is there a “best time” to sell your home? According […]