Archive for February, 2016

Selling your home? Let the bidding wars begin!

Thursday, February 25th, 2016

Selling your home? Let the bidding wars begin! (BPT) – No wonder you’re thinking of selling your home – it’s a “seller’s market” right now. The housing supply has dwindled, creating more demand for fewer homes. At the same time, buyers’ expectations are higher than ever. They’ve become accustomed to model-perfect homes. What’s the upshot? […]

Don’t forget about homeowner tax breaks

Friday, February 19th, 2016

Don’t forget about homeowner tax breaks One of the many perks of homeownership is big tax breaks. So whether you’re doing your taxes yourself or getting help from a professional, it’s important to take advantage of those breaks! Mortgage Interest Deduction: Before buying a home, a standard deduction may have made the most sense when […]

Refinancing: The Right Move?

Friday, February 19th, 2016

Refinancing, is it the right move for you? The federal reserve recently raised interest rates, and if you have an Adjustable Rate Mortgage (ARM), it may be a good time to consider refinancing your home. There’s no one-size-fits-all answer to whether your should refinance, so here are a few of the main considerations. How long […]

First Impressions

Thursday, February 4th, 2016

There is a saying…” You only have one chance to make a first impression.” According to the National Association of Realtors, 92% of home buyers use the internet as part of their home search process, and more than 50% of home buyers use a mobile website or smart phone application in their home search. That […]