Tag Archive | Homebuyer

Capitalizing on Lower Interest Rates

Although much of the year has seen record-low mortage interest rates, recent increases could have a profound impact on potential homebuyers.

According to a recent REALTOR® Magazine report, the average rate for a 30-year fixed mortgage increased from 4.46 percent to 4.61 percent last week.

Many industry experts believe that homebuyers will begin purchasing more rapidly as interest rates increase in order to avoid higher payments in the future.

For more information on buying or selling a home, contact us today!

Source: REALTOR® Magazine | Full Article

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Your First Purchase: Starter Home or Dream Home?

Is this your first home?

Committing to your first home purchase can be an incredibly difficult decision to make. In addition to questions about rooms, lot sizes, and relative location to schools and other amenities, you may also find yourself wondering: Do I see myself in this home 30 years from now?

In the past, the general consensus was that your first home should be ideal, and include everything you would ever want in a house, both now and in the future. However, some market experts today suggest that buying a starter home could be a wise investment.

Please click the link below for the full article from MSN Real Estate on your first home purchase, and for further questions regarding buying or selling real estate, contact us!

Source: MSN Real Estate | Full Article

This Month in Real Estate Newsletter – October 2010

This Month In Real Estate

October 2010

October’s edition of the “This Month in Real Estate” newsletter has been released. Topics covered in this edition include the housing market’s recovery from the first-time homebuyer tax credit, a comparison of home sales from 2009 to 2010, mortgage rate information, and much more.

Please click here to access the newsletter. Also, please click here for the This Month in Real Estate video for October.

Contact us if you have questions on buying or selling your home!

Tips for First-Time Homebuyers

Purchasing your first home can be a daunting task. What type of home is your best fit? How many bedrooms do you want? Which homes are in your budget? No, which homes are really in your budget?

Fortunately, a number of online guides are available. A recent Realty Times article provides some tips for the first-time homebuyer. The article helps you find your budget, pick the right neighborhood and schools, and more. A link to the full article is located below.

For more detailed tips and information, please contact one of our real estate professionals, who are trained to guide you through every step of purchasing your first home!

Source: Realty Times | Full Article

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