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Montco: Try Before You Buy

If you’ve fallen in love with Montgomery County, and are considering purchasing a home here, it’s possible to try before you buy.  Montco Happening suggests renting a place for a short-term stay, or for a fun getaway that gives you a chance to explore. There are plenty of historical or…Read More

Filed under Home Buyers, Montgomery County on Dec 22,2022 | Tagged in: , , , , ,

When Will Prices Drop?

A potential drop in home prices is on the minds of both buyers and sellers. According to Forbes Advisor, home prices have continued to surge despite higher mortgage rates and an increase in housing supply – factors that typically put downward pressure on home prices. Today’s numbers still show the…Read More

Filed under Home Buyers, Homeowners on Aug 30,2022 | Tagged in: , ,

HOA Pros and Cons

Buying a home that is part of a Homeowner’s Association (HOA) might be perfect for some buyers – but not so great for others. Whether the HOA is for a single-home community or a townhouse or condo community, there are definite pros and cons. This article from Homelight offers details…Read More

Filed under Home Buyers on May 24,2022 | Tagged in: , ,

Appraisal Gap Strategies

In today’s housing market, homes often sell for more than their appraised value. When this occurs an “appraisal gap”  often results, creating mortgage issues for the buyers.  That’s because a bank typically only lends funds based on the appraised value. So, for example, if you agree to buy a home…Read More

Filed under Home Buyers on May 10,2022 | Tagged in: , ,

Flipping Pros and Cons

In today’s hot real estate market, you may be tempted to try house flipping. That’s the practice of buying a home in need of repair, renovating it, then selling it for a profit. You may have dreams of an exorbitant profit, considering that today’s buyers are often paying higher prices…Read More

Filed under Home Buyers on Jan 27,2022 | Tagged in: ,

How to Stress Less When Buying a Home

The home buying process can cause a lot of stress and anxiety – especially now when prices are high and competition is fierce. It’s a huge financial investment, and there are a host of lifestyle decisions to be made involving neighborhoods, schools, commute times, neighborhood crime and much more. According…Read More

Filed under Home Buyers on Jan 06,2022 | Tagged in: ,

Lake House Logic

Summer vacations by a tranquil lake are a dream many of us enjoy for just a week at a time.  If you’ve considered making a lakeside home a permanent reality, look before you leap.  There are a number of important considerations when choosing the perfect lakeside paradise.  Realtor.com offers 9…Read More

Filed under Home Buyers on Sep 21,2021 | Tagged in: , ,

Don’t Write That Letter!

Home buyers often try to win a bidding war by writing a heartfelt letter to the seller, painting a picture of who they are and how they’ll cherish the home.  Some buyers go even further, creating videos and polished presentations.  But, according to this article from CNN Business, the letter…Read More

Filed under Home Buyers on Aug 17,2021 | Tagged in: , ,

Multigenerational Homes are Trending

An old idea is now new again, thanks to COVID.  It’s the concept of multiple generations of a family all living under one roof.  In days gone by, it was common for older parents to live with their children. Today, it’s more likely that an older person would continue to…Read More

Filed under Home Buyers on Aug 03,2021 | Tagged in: , , ,

The Spring Selling Season is HOT!

With so much pent up demand, and a low inventory of housing stock, this year’s buyers should expect another highly competitive season, according to Michele Lerner writing for the Washington Post. Nationally, the number of homes for sale was down by 48.6 percent in February, compared to the same period…Read More

Filed under Home Buyers, Selling a home on Apr 22,2021 | Tagged in: ,

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