Americans Have Their Hearts Set on Homeownership

By Erich Ziebarth | May 18, 2021

It’s a great time to make the dream of homeownership a reality. Let’s connect if your heart is set on homeownership this year.

Don’t Forget to Budget for Closing Costs

By Susan Rupert | May 17, 2021

Don’t Forget to Budget for Closing Costs | Simplifying The MarketWhen buying a home, it’s important to have a budget and make sure you plan ahead for certain homebuying expenses. Saving for a down payment is the main cost that comes to mind for many, but budgeting for the closing costs required to get a mortgage is just as important. What Are Closing Costs? According […]

It’s a Seller’s Market in Centre County!

By Susan Rupert | May 17, 2021

Over the past year, homeowners have gained an unprecedented opportunity to win big by selling in today’s housing market. Houses are selling in half the time January 2020 was 43 days on market, January 21, 21 days on market. Houses are getting more offers, which is creating more bidding wars. January 2020 was 2.3 offers, […]

When It Comes To Selling a House, Your Time Is Money [INFOGRAPHIC]

By Susan Rupert | May 14, 2021

Some Highlights

Selling a house is no small task. If you decide to try to do it on your own, keep in mind you’ll be responsible for all the expert-level work of a real estate professional.
The vital tasks an agent manages for you include listing and…

Your House Could Be the Oasis in an Inventory Desert

By Susan Rupert | May 13, 2021

Your House Could Be the Oasis in an Inventory Desert | Simplifying The MarketHomebuyers are flooding the housing market right now to take advantage of record-low mortgage rates. Many have a sense of urgency to find a home soon since experts forecast a steady rise in both rates and home prices this year and next. As a result, buyer demand greatly outweighs the current housing supply. Here’s how […]

It’s Not Too Late To Apply For Forbearance

By Susan Rupert | May 12, 2021

It’s Not Too Late To Apply For Forbearance | Simplifying The MarketOver the past year, the pandemic made it challenging for some homeowners to make their mortgage payments. Thankfully, the government initiated a forbearance program to provide much-needed support. Unless they’re extended once again, some of these plans and the corresponding mortgage payment deferral options will expire soon. That said, there’s still time to request assistance. […]

Experts Say Home Prices Will Continue to Appreciate

By Susan Rupert | May 11, 2021

Experts Say Home Prices Will Continue to Appreciate | Simplifying The MarketIt’s clear that consumers are concerned about how quickly home values are rising. Many people fear the speed of appreciation may lead to a crash in prices later this year. In fact, Google reports that the search for “When is the housing market going to crash?” has actually spiked 2450% over the past month. In […]

3 Graphs Showing Why You Should Sell Your House Now

By Susan Rupert | May 10, 2021

3 Graphs Showing Why You Should Sell Your House Now | Simplifying The MarketThere’s no doubt that 2021 is the year of the seller when it comes to the housing market. If you’re a homeowner thinking of moving to better suit your changing needs, now is the perfect time to do so. Low mortgage rates are in your favor when you’re ready to purchase your dream home, and […]

The Power of Mortgage Pre-Approval [INFOGRAPHIC]

By Susan Rupert | May 7, 2021

Some Highlights 

Mortgage pre-approval means a lender has reviewed your finances and, based on factors like your income, debt, and credit history, determined how much you’re qualified to borrow.
Being pre-approved for a loan can give you clarity whi…

Why Waiting to Buy a Home Could Cost You a Small Fortune

By Susan Rupert | May 6, 2021

Why Waiting to Buy a Home Could Cost You a Small Fortune | Simplifying The MarketMany people are sitting on the fence trying to decide if now’s the time to buy a home. Some are renters who have a strong desire to become homeowners but are unsure if buying right now makes sense. Others may be homeowners who are realizing that their current home no longer fits their changing needs. […]

Are Interest Rates Expected to Rise Over the Next Year?

By Susan Rupert | May 5, 2021

Are Interest Rates Expected to Rise Over the Next Year? | Simplifying The MarketSo far this year, mortgage rates continue to hover around 3%, encouraging many hopeful homebuyers to enter the housing market. However, there’s a good chance rates will increase later this year and going into 2022, ultimately making it more expensive to borrow money for a home loan. Here’s a look at what several experts have […]

State College Home Under Contract for Top Dollar in 3 Days!

By Susan Rupert | May 5, 2021

We knew it would sell fast and that it others would love it as much as we did.  If you need your home sold and fast and with little hassle, Call us at the Susan Rupert Group, 814-280-0364

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