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Should I Sell My House in 2022? Top Realtors Weigh In

Should I Sell My House in 2022? Top Realtors Weigh In

Posted on Jan 05, 2022

Is it a good time to sell a house? It’s a question plenty of potential homesellers are asking themselves, especially after home prices rose so rapidly in 2021. It can be tempting to hold off selling for another year or two. We’ve spoken with experienced Realtors, and one thing is clear: if you’re o...
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8 Questions to Ask a Realtor Before Buying a Home in Jacksonville

8 Questions to Ask a Realtor Before Buying a Home in Jacksonville

Posted on Dec 29, 2021

Ask a friend where they found the Realtor who helped them buy their home and they’ll often reply, “I met them at an open house” or, “Zillow assigned them to me.” Not surprisingly, many of these same friends may have run into complications and stressful situations during their home buying process. T...
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FHA Loan Limits Increase in 2022: Why It's Good for Homebuyers

FHA Loan Limits Increase in 2022: Why It's Good for Homebuyers

Posted on Dec 21, 2021

Big news for FHA loans: the conforming loan limits are going up. This is good for homebuyers since the new limits will better reflect the rising cost of housing across the U.S. The Biden Administration has opted to increase its mortgage loan limits for single-family homes. This means that in 2022, ...
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Sell My House in Philadelphia: Everything You Need to Know

Sell My House in Philadelphia: Everything You Need to Know

Posted on Dec 16, 2021

It's been a wild time to be a homeowner. Home values in Philadelphia increased by about 12% over the last year - and about 57% over the past five years (source: Zillow). For homeowners who have been considering selling their homes, there has likely never been a better time to do so. If you’re think...
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What Hurts a Home Appraisal: Experts Weigh In

What Hurts a Home Appraisal: Experts Weigh In

Posted on Dec 14, 2021

Home appraisals can be a significant source of stress for both home buyers and sellers alike. If a home appraises for less than it sold for and the buyer is using a mortgage to finance their house, either the buyer or the seller needs to make up the difference in cash (or try to get the home re-appr...
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How Soon Can I Move After Refinancing? And Other Refinance FAQs

How Soon Can I Move After Refinancing? And Other Refinance FAQs

Posted on Dec 09, 2021

About 22% of homeowners opted to refinance their home this year thanks to record-low mortgage rates, according to data from Zillow, and about half of them knocked $300 or more off their monthly mortgage payments. Refinancing your home means you can get a lower mortgage rate, withdraw some of your e...
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The Best Places to Live in Orlando for Singles

The Best Places to Live in Orlando for Singles

Posted on Dec 03, 2021

Orlando is one of the fastest-growing cities in the United States, and with that growth comes plenty of opportunities. Hundreds of young professionals are moving here each and every year - and they’re interested in going out, eating out, and meeting new people. What are the best neighborhoods to liv...
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Does Your Home Need a Chimney Inspection?

Does Your Home Need a Chimney Inspection?

Posted on Nov 29, 2021

Fireplaces add warmth - literally and figuratively - to a home, and they have long been prized as a cozy architectural element. Many pragmatic homeowners today, however, are looking to the future of their home and wondering: does a fireplace add value, or scare potential buyers off? And when it come...
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