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How Much Do You Know About Down Payments?

How Much Do You Know About Down Payments? | Simplifying The MarketWhether you’ve owned a home before, or you’re ready to jump into homeownership for the first time, there are always a lot of questions swirling around about what is truly required for a down payment, and how to best source down payment assistance. Let’s tackle these two today. 1. How much do you really need […]

Millionaire to Millennials: The Costly Mistake of Not Buying Now

Millionaire to Millennials: The Costly Mistake of Not Buying Now | Simplifying The MarketOn his personal website, self-made millionaire David Bach makes a striking statement:  “Not prioritizing homeownership is the single biggest mistake millennials are making.”  He further stated, “Buying a home is an escalator to wealth.” Bach explains: “Young adults in particular aren’t hopping on this escalator, and it’s a costly mistake…If millennials don’t buy a home, their chances […]

Existing Home Sales Point Toward a Good Time to Sell [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights:

Existing Home Sales dropped 1.7% from May to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.27 million in June.
Low inventory levels are still a factor in the market. The current supply of homes for sale is at 4.4 months, which is less tha…

How to Judge the Impact of the Next Economic Slowdown on Housing

How to Judge the Impact of the Next Economic Slowdown on Housing | Simplifying The MarketWe’ve experienced economic growth for almost a decade, which is the longest recovery in the nation’s history. Experts know a recession can’t be too far off, but when will this economic slowdown actually occur? Pulsenomics just released a special report revealing that nearly 6 out of 10 of the 90 economists, investment strategists, and market […]

Port Matilda Home on 1 1/2 Acres for Sale | $592,000 | Port Matilda, PA

Lovely, spacious two story home offers a welcoming floor plan that flows from room to room with high ceilings and plenty of space. 5 bedrooms and 4.5 baths consisting of a master suite on the first and second floor, a junior suite and two big bedrooms,…

Port Matilda Home on 1 1/2 Acres for Sale | $592,000 | Port Matilda, PA

Lovely, spacious two story home offers a welcoming floor plan that flows from room to room with high ceilings and plenty of space. 5 bedrooms and 4.5 baths consisting of a master suite on the first and second floor, a junior suite and two big bedrooms,…

Why Now Is the Perfect Time to Sell Your House

Why Now Is the Perfect Time to Sell Your House | Simplifying The MarketAs a homeowner, it’s always tempting to dream about the next big project you’re going to tackle. The possibilities are endless. Should I renovate? Should I refinance? Should I stay? Should I move? The list goes on and on. In today’s housing market, it’s actually a great time to shift your thoughts toward selling your […]

How to Increase Your Equity Over the Next 5 Years

How to Increase Your Equity Over the Next 5 Years | Simplifying The MarketMany of the questions currently surrounding the real estate industry focus on home prices and where they are heading. The most recent Home Price Expectation Survey (HPES) helps target these projected answers. Here are the results from the Q2 2019 Survey: Home values will appreciate by 4.1% in 2019 The average annual appreciation will be […]

3 Expert Insights On Inventory In The Current Market

Lack of Inventory Is Holding Down the Housing Market | Simplifying The MarketThe current housing landscape presents greater home values, low interest rates, and high buyer demand. All of these factors point to the strong market forecasted to continue throughout the rest of the year. There is, however, one thing that may cause the industry to tap the brakes: an overall lack of housing inventory. Buyer demand naturally increases […]

2 story home in Pleasant Hills – Pleasant Gap Bellefonte | $249,900 | Pleasant Gap, PA

Charming 2 story home in Pleasant Hills. This home features 3 spacious bedrooms and 2.5 updated bathrooms. It is situated on a large lot with lots of privacy, cedar wood fence, garden shed and raised garden beds. The updated kitchen boasts a large isla…

Home Prices Up 5.05% Across the Country [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights:

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) recently released their latest Quarterly Home Price Index report.
In the report, home prices are compared both regionally and by state.
Based on the latest numbers, if you plan on relocating…

Home Prices Up 5.05% Across the Country [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights:

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) recently released their latest Quarterly Home Price Index report.
In the report, home prices are compared both regionally and by state.
Based on the latest numbers, if you plan on relocating…

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