Open Houses: Are you asking the right questions?

  Are you in the Market for a New Home? If so, then it’s a good idea to find yourself a buyer’s agent.  A buyer’s agent will always look out for your best interests and will provide you with the most up-to-date information about homes that fit your criteria.  However, you’ll still want to be…

Financial Benefits of Homeownership

  Which is a better option, renting or buying a home?  This question is difficult to answer and depends on one’s current financial situation.  However, it is important to note that homeownership does come with major financial rewards that are not applicable to renters.   1.) A Leveraged Investment Owning a home allows a homeowner…

Normal Home Prices Are Stabilizing

  _____________________________________________________________________________________________ RISMEDIA, July 29, 2011—Prices of “normal” homes—those that aren’t foreclosures or short sales—are stabilizing and the numbers of future foreclosures are falling. That “sliver of good news for consumer spending” was included in CoreLogic’s July report on housing and market trends.  In May 2011, the firm’s Home Price Index excluding distressed sales only…