Archive For January 28, 2015

Home Warranties : Are They Worth It?

Home Warranties : Are They Worth It?

Are Home Warranties worth it? Home warranties are designed to provide buyers with peace of mind, but there are often a lot of questions surrounding how they work. In a nutshell, home warranties provide coverage for appliances and system in your new home by either repairing or replacing them. Typically, home warranty coverage is purchased…

High School Rankings in PA for 2014

High School Rankings in PA for 2014

2014 High Schools Rankings U.S. News and World Report released their 2014 rankings for best high schools across the nation…and the Greater Philadelphia area schools performed wonderfully! The ratings are based off of proficiency tests (in Pennsylvania’s case, the “PSSA”), college readiness (through AP courses offered, taken, and passed), and student-teacher ratio. Analysts also factor…

Winterize Your Home…Painlessly!

Winterize Your Home…Painlessly!

Steps on how to winterize your home! Oh, the joys of living in the Northeast! If we’re not being pummeled by snow and ice, we’re surely suffering from frigid temperatures a few months out of the year. And we aren’t the only ones who struggle in this weather — our homes need a little extra…

Inspiration to Get Organized This Spring

Inspiration to Get Organized This Spring

Inspiration to Get Organized This Spring Whether you’re planning to sell or you’ve just moved in, it’s always worth taking some time to get organized. Check out these resources to effortlessly get your home looking its best: Image via iheartorganizing.BlogSpot.com Thinking about selling your home? It’s all about the curb appeal! Be sure to let…

20 Month Low for Mortgage Rates

20 Month Low for Mortgage Rates

Mortgage Rates Hit 20 Month Low Should we be expecting another refinance boom? Some experts think so! At just 3.6%, the 30-year fixed rate mortgage has hit a 20 month low, and industry leaders believe this could lure even more homeowners to refinance this spring. Plus, we look forward to a greater number of first-time buyers this spring…

Tax Deductions for Homeowners

Tax Deductions for Homeowners

Tax Deductions for Homeowners! Significant savings are coming your way if you’re a homeowner! Many clients, and especially our first time homebuyers, are unaware of some of the great tax deductions and credits that may be available for them.Typically, the largest savings is found in the interest paid on a mortgage. The amount you pay…

Affordability Calculator for Your Home

Affordability Calculator for Your Home

Home Affordability Calculator If you’re just starting to browse for homes online, CNN Money’s Home Affordability Calculator is a helpful way to estimate the type of home that you may be able to purchase. Click HERE to calculate your affordable amount! Mark Mawby of Aurora Financial helps Chelsea & Kevin sign paperwork at settlement Of course, we have an…

Should I Buy a Short Sale This Spring?

Should I Buy a Short Sale This Spring?

You Should Buy A Short Sale This Spring Did you know that short sales accounted for 32% of all home sales in 2012 according to RealtyTrac? A short sale is a popular alternative to a foreclosure, they’re often priced a bit under market. They can be a really great deal, but there are a couple of important…

Places to Go in 2015 by NY Times

Places to Go in 2015 by NY Times

Philly is Number Three on NY Times Places to Go in 2015! We’ll cheers to that! The New York Times recently released its popular “52 Places to Go in 2015” and the City of Brotherly Love took the third spot. The iconic publication dubbed Philadelphia a “hive of outdoor urban activity,” featuring public art installations, open-air beer gardens, and the…

One Thing Your Home Needs in Order to Sell

One Thing Your Home Needs in Order to Sell

The One Thing Your Home Needs in Order to Sell Selling your home this spring? There is one thing your home will need in order to sell! It’s no secret that quality, professional photography will enhance buyer interest in your home and result in more showings. In fact, there have been countless studies proving just…

Sell Your Home This Spring

Sell Your Home This Spring

4 Reasons To Sell Your Home This Spring 1. You probably know that spring time is typically considered the very best time of year to sell your home—and it’s true, this is the time of year when buyers come out of the woodworks and start bidding on homes! Not only do well-priced homes sell quickly in…

FHA is Lowering the Cost of Mortgage Insurance

FHA is Lowering the Cost of Mortgage Insurance

FHA Lowers the Cost of Mortgage Insurance Good news for buyers! If you’re purchasing a home this year with a Federal Housing Administration loan, you’ll enjoy significant savings on mortgage insurance. Designed to protect the agency in case a borrower defaults on a loan, mortgage insurance has historically been quite pricey and a barrier to…

EveryHome is Down The Shore!

EveryHome is Down The Shore!

EveryHome is Down the Shore We are excited for the opportunity to offer friendly, local, hometown EveryHome agents are down the shore, Jersey shore to be exact! and pssst–now is the best time of year to buy! While vacation home prices have increased this past year, they are still considered historically low…but there are a few…

Urban Living Is Making A Comeback!

Urban Living Is Making A Comeback!

Americans Are Falling Back in Love with Urban Living After decades of steady urban growth (measured by increase in population, home prices, and job growth), the tides are turning and America’s biggest cities are regaining popularity. Experts expect this trend to continue. Image via realtor.com Urban areas across the nation are enjoying a resurgence of job…

Expected Projections for the Market in 2015?

Expected Projections for the Market in 2015?

What Can Be Expected for The Real Estate Market in 2015? Industry experts are predicting housing happiness in 2015, with the prospect of a stronger job market, continued low interest rates, and low fuel prices. This is a winning combination that will lead consumers to achieve affordable homeownership. Industry leaders believe that home prices will continue…

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