Friday, August 28, 2020 / by Shane Anderson
The Cost of Renting Vs. Buying a Home [INFOGRAPHIC]
The percentage of income needed to afford a median-priced home today is declining, while that for renting is on the rise.
This is making buying a home an increasingly attractive option for many people, especially with low mortgage rates driving purchasing power.
Let’s connect if you’d like expert guidance on exploring your homebuying options while affordability is high. ...
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Tuesday, August 18, 2020 / by Shane Anderson
Sellers Are Returning to the Housing Market
In today’s housing market, it can be a big challenge for buyers to find homes to purchase, as the number of houses for sale is far below the current demand. Now, however, we’re seeing sellers slowly starting to come back into the market, a bright spark for potential buyers. Javier Vivas, Director of Economic Research at realtor.com, explains:
“Seller confidence has been improving gradually after reaching its bottom in mid-April, and now it appears to have reached an important recovery milestone…After five long months, sellers are back in the housing market; while encouraging, the improvement to new listings is only the first step in the long road to solving low inventory issues keeping many buyers at bay."
Even with the number of homes coming into the market, the available inventory is well below where it needs to be to satisfy buyer interest. The National Association of ...
Tuesday, August 4, 2020 / by Shane Anderson
Maryland offers an interesting blend of Northern and Southern life because of which thousands of people move to the Free State every year. It is steeped in history and offers the best of both worlds as far as the terrain is concerned. From beautiful mountains, infinite lakes, beaches, rivers, forests, to breathtaking valleys, the entire state is a sight to behold in itself.
But that is not all; the swanky, peaceful suburbs and its proximity to DC states such as Baltimore and Rockville make it extremely lucrative in the real estate market, with many A-list celebrities choosing Maryland as their abode. So, you have definitely made the right choice if you have decide to move to the state!
However, buying homes in Maryland can be a quite long-drawn process, given the competitive market. If you are looking for homes in Pasadena, MD, then you need all the help you can get to land a great deal that meets your expectations and does not overwhelmingly exceed your budget: ...
Friday, July 10, 2020 / by Shane Anderson
Rule #1 of the best week off at home: Plan ahead.
You don’t need to stay in a hotel and play tourist to have a proper holiday. Look no further than your own home for a staycation that dreams are made of.
Make no mistake, an at-home staycation doesn’t just mean a lazy weekend on the couch. Turn your humble abode into a resort made for relaxation with a few days of planning and prep work.
Here’s your guide to creating the ultimate staycation.
Tackle chores in advance
Make a list of chores you want to tackle a few days before your staycation begins. At the very least, cover the basics like washing linens, dusting and vacuuming.
For an added level of sparkle, schedule time to clean your windows. That way when you’re gazing out at your backyard garden or pool (aka your staycation resort spa), your windows will be as spic-and-span as those at a five-star bed and breakfast.
Better yet, for a totally chore-free staycation, consider setting aside extra ce ...
Friday, March 2, 2018 / by Shane Anderson
With the interest rates going up daily, have you every thought how you can lock the lower rates in while you are looking for a home? Well Now you can. I have a lender that is doing exactly that. Here is how it works.
Apply for Financing, then the Operations Department will process the application
You have 30 days to view properties, negotiate potential home sales, and to sign the contract
When you present a valid property address within 30 days of the original lock date, they can lock terms to 75 days.
Call me today to find out more.
1610 Professional Blvd
Crofton MD 21114
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