Forty-five years ago, the RE/MAX franchise was created. Happy birthday RE/MAX! May you have many more.
How to begin a conversation with a seller who doesn’t see the value of working with you in a hot seller’s market.
As Democrats and Republicans fall all over each other trying to blame the other side of the aisle for the government shutdown, should you be concerned if you’re involved with a real estate transaction right now or in the near future? Umm – it depends.
Since the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is a government agency, any borrower who applies for or, has applied to get an FHA or VA mortgage will be impacted. Those temporary electronic highway signs on the side of the road that read, ‘Incident Ahead – Expect Major Delays’ applies here.
Since the vast majority of HUD workers were sent home early Saturday morning and they’re operating on skeleton crews, virtually no one is there to answer calls/emails, process paperwork or grant loan approvals. UGH!!! Continue reading
Ahh – – December! As the year wound down, the cold, frigid winds of winter blew through Lancaster County. This is the best time of year to reflect back on the year that was and to think and plan for the new one. Now grab a pen and paper and sit down by the warm fireplace and get busy.
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Not much change from last December’s average sales price. As we will see at the end of this blog post, the final numbers for the year were solid and steady which indicates the real estate market was healthy. Continue reading