3 Reasons We’re Definitely Not in a Housing Bubble

By Susan Rupert | February 9, 2021

3 Reasons We’re Definitely Not in a Housing Bubble | Simplifying The MarketHome values appreciated by about ten percent in 2020, and they’re forecast to appreciate by about five percent this year. This has some voicing concern that we may be in another housing bubble like the one we experienced a little over a decade ago. Here are three reasons why this market is totally different. 1. […]

6 Foundational Benefits of Homeownership Today

By Susan Rupert | February 8, 2021

6 Foundational Benefits of Homeownership Today | Simplifying The MarketOver the past year, our homes have become an integral part of our lives more than ever. They’re much more than the houses we live in. They’re our workplaces, virtual schools, and safe havens that provide shelter, stability, and protection through the evolving health crisis. Today, 65.8% of Americans are fortunate enough to call their […]

Thinking about Building a New Home? Your Agent Is Critical. [INFOGRAPHIC]

By Susan Rupert | February 5, 2021

Some Highlights

A real estate professional is an expert who can advocate on your behalf throughout the process when building a home.
Agents help you understand key steps, like choosing upgrades and managing negotiations, while staying within your bu…

Cabin on 137 Wooded Forest Acres 30 Minutes from State College

By Susan Rupert | February 4, 2021

119 Oak Lane, Beech Creek, PA For Sale Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Reviews Follow This Home Presented By: Showing Agent: The Susan Rupert Group Realtor Kissinger Bigatel & Brower REALTORS 814-280-0364 Licensed In: PA License #: RS221846L Schedule a Showing/Request Info $ Click for current price1 BEDROOMS | 1 full bath BATHROOMS […]

Why Owning a Home Is a Powerful Financial Decision

By Susan Rupert | February 4, 2021

Why Owning a Home Is a Powerful Financial Decision | Simplifying The MarketIn today’s housing market, there are clear financial benefits to owning a home: increasing equity, the chance to build your net worth, and appreciating home values, just to name a few. If you’re a renter, it’s never too early to think about how homeownership can propel you toward a stronger future. Here’s a dive into […]

Do I Really Need a 20% Down Payment to Buy a Home?

By Susan Rupert | February 3, 2021

Do I Really Need a 20% Down Payment to Buy a Home? | Simplifying The MarketIs the idea of saving for a down payment holding you back from buying a home right now? You may be eager to take advantage of today’s low mortgage rates, but the thought of needing a large down payment might make you want to pump the brakes. Today, there’s still a common myth that you […]

February 2, 2020 Centre County Real Estate Market Update by Susan Rupert

By Susan Rupert | February 3, 2021

Want to Build Wealth? Buy a Home This Year.

By Susan Rupert | February 2, 2021

Want to Build Wealth? Buy a Home This Year. | Simplifying The MarketEvery year, households across the country make the decision to rent for another year or take the leap into homeownership. They look at their earnings and savings and then decide what makes the most financial sense. That equation will most likely take into consideration monthly housing costs, tax advantages, and other incremental expenses. Using these […]

Turn to an Expert for the Best Advice, Not Perfect Advice

By Susan Rupert | February 1, 2021

Turn to an Expert for the Best Advice, Not Perfect Advice | Simplifying The MarketAs we approach the anniversary of the hardships we’ve faced through this pandemic and the subsequent recession, it’s normal to reflect on everything that’s changed and wonder what’s ahead for 2021. While there are signs of economic recovery as vaccines are being issued, we still have a long way to go. It’s at times like […]

Is Right Now the Right Time to Sell? [INFOGRAPHIC]

By Susan Rupert | January 29, 2021

Some Highlights

If you’re on the fence about selling your house, now is a great time to take advantage of sky-high demand, low supply, and fierce buyer competition.
With buyer demand rising and historically low inventory for sale, if you’re in a pos…

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