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Jan 10

How much house can i afford

How much house can i afford

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Jan 08

More House Fires Ignite in Colder Months

More House Fires Ignite in Colder Months

More House Fires Ignite in Colder Months A greater number of structural fires occur in the winter months. In colder weather, homeowners crank up the heat, using space heaters and electric blankets. But leaving them on too long or placing them too close to flammable objects can spark fires quickly, realtor.com® warns. “A substantial portion …

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Jan 05

Renting Population Drops as Prices Bump Up

Renting Population Drops as Prices Bump Up For the first time since 2004, the renter population decreased, according to the Annual Rent Report from ABODO, an apartment listing service. Still, renters continue to outpace owners, according to the report. There are about 43 million renters in the U.S., which is more than a third of …

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Jan 04

What Qualifies as ‘House Poor’?

What Qualifies as ‘House Poor’?

What Qualifies as ‘House Poor’? The phrase “house poor” describes buyers who’ve bought a home they can’t afford. Most financial advisers say those who spend 30 percent or more of their pretax income on housing costs qualify for such a label. Under that standard, nearly 40 million U.S. households are considered “house poor,” according to …

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Jan 03

A home for sale at 829 Ridley Creek Dr Media, PA 19063 in Delaware County

A home for sale at 829 Ridley Creek Dr Media, PA 19063 in Delaware County

A home for sale at 829 Ridley Creek Dr Media, PA 19063 in Delaware County Cell Number: (610) 659-3999 {Smart Phones Click to Call} Direct Number: (610) 353-5366 {Smart Phones Click to Call} Fax: (610) 771-4480 Email: anthony@anthonydidonato.com Call me for info on this home for sale at 829 Ridley Creek Dr Media, PA 19063 …

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Jan 03

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Dec 29

Higher Loan Limits Coming Jan. 1

Higher Loan Limits Coming Jan. 1

Higher Loan Limits Coming Jan. 1 Real estate professionals have some good news to share with their clients. On Jan. 1, buyers will be able to get much larger mortgages, whether they’re applying for conventional or FHA-backed loans. Each year, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac adjust their limits for conventional, conforming loans based on changes …

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Dec 22

No Chill on Showing Traffic in November

No Chill on Showing Traffic in November

No Chill on Showing Traffic in November Counter to seasonal trends, demand for home showings posted a strong increase in November amid steady consumer confidence and low unemployment, according to the ShowingTime Showing Index, which measures buyer demand based on showing appointments. The index showed an 8 percent year-over-year rise in November. “Although the residential …

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Dec 21

What Buyers Will Give Up for Walkability

What Buyers Will Give Up for Walkability

What Buyers Will Give Up for Walkability Living in areas that are close to shops and restaurants is becoming increasingly attractive for both young and older generations, according to the 2017 National Community and Transportation Preference Survey conducted by American Strategies and Meyers Research on behalf of the National Association of REALTORS®. Researchers polled 3,000 …

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Dec 20

Surprising Cities for Retirement

Surprising Cities for Retirement

Surprising Cities for Retirement Pittsburgh, Boston, and Los Angeles may be surprising cities to top the list of best places for retirees. But a new study by Bankrate.com says the numbers show that these nontraditional retiree havens may make a perfect spot for retirement. Bankrate.com scored the 50 largest metros on factors like health care quality; …

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Dec 19

A home for sale at 2817 Springfield Rd Broomall, PA 19008 in Delaware County

A home for sale at 2817 Springfield Rd Broomall, PA 19008 in Delaware County

A home for sale at 2817 Springfield Rd Broomall, PA 19008 in Delaware County Cell Number: (610) 659-3999 {Smart Phones Click to Call} Direct Number: (610) 353-5366 {Smart Phones Click to Call} Fax: (610) 771-4480 Email: anthony@anthonydidonato.com Call me for info on this home for sale at 2817 Springfield Rd Broomall, PA 19008 in Delaware …

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Dec 19

Consumers Have Doubts Despite Strong Economy

Consumers Have Doubts Despite Strong Economy

Consumers Have Doubts Despite Strong Economy   More households are feeling the strain in their personal financial situations and losing confidence in the housing market, even as the country sees solid job growth and record gains in the stock market, according to the National Association of REALTORS®’ fourth-quarter Housing Opportunities and Market Experience (HOME) survey, …

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