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By Joe Gonzalez, NMLS# 134407 (610) 739-6563
(CrossCountry Mortgage, LLC)
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The National Association of Home Builders reported the highest builder confidence reading in seven months for May. May’s reading exceeded expectations for an index reading of 64 and rose three points to 67.Component readings for the main NAHB reading were also higher. Builder confidence in curren...

By Joe Gonzalez, NMLS# 134407 (610) 739-6563
(CrossCountry Mortgage, LLC)
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You have lots of choices when it comes to choosing a real estate agent. Aside from deciding if you’d prefer to work with a man or woman, and what age range you’d like them to be, here are some tips to help ensure that you pick one that is best suited for your needs.Signs In Their BioThe first thi...

By Joe Gonzalez, NMLS# 134407 (610) 739-6563
(CrossCountry Mortgage, LLC)
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Earth Day is celebrated each year in April to remind us all of the benefits of ecologically-sound living that is more in harmony with Mother Earth. There is quite a bit of positive news when it comes to going “green.” There are significant benefits for home sales.Green homes may sell faster and f...

By Joe Gonzalez, NMLS# 134407 (610) 739-6563
(CrossCountry Mortgage, LLC)
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Last week’s economic reporting included readings on sales of new and pre-owned homes; weekly reports on mortgage rates and new jobless claims were also released along with a report on consumer sentiment.Sales of New Homes Hit 16-Month HighThe Commerce Department reported that deep discounts offer...

By Joe Gonzalez, NMLS# 134407 (610) 739-6563
(CrossCountry Mortgage, LLC)
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From small touches such as new lighting to larger efforts such as tiling the porch or stoop, creating curb appeal is one of the best investments you can make to resell your home fast.Here are eight ideas to maximize curb your appeal.Landscaping Is Critical For The First Impression Cut Back Trees ...

By Joe Gonzalez, NMLS# 134407 (610) 739-6563
(CrossCountry Mortgage, LLC)
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Home builder confidence increased in April to an index reading of 63, which was one point higher than for March and the highest reading in six months. Analysts said that April’s reading revealed more about housing market conditions in the past six months than it was an indicator of future market ...

By Joe Gonzalez, NMLS# 134407 (610) 739-6563
(CrossCountry Mortgage, LLC)
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If you’re staging your home to sell, you may find yourself with more stuff than space. Rather than selling possessions that you’d rather not part with, you can put your things into short-term storage until your home sells and you’re able to move.Here are some options you have when choosing and us...

By Joe Gonzalez, NMLS# 134407 (610) 739-6563
(CrossCountry Mortgage, LLC)
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Home price indices issued by S&P Case-Shiller showed further slowing in home price growth in January. The national home price index showed 4.30 percent home price growth for the three months ended in January. Analysts expected home prices to grow 4.20 percent for the same period in cities surveye...

By Joe Gonzalez, NMLS# 134407 (610) 739-6563
(CrossCountry Mortgage, LLC)
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The mortgage interest rate represents the cost of borrowing money to purchase a property. Mortgage interest rates are not fixed; that is, they fluctuate from one period of time to the next.Many different factors play into what your mortgage interest rate will finally turn out to be. Some of these...

By Joe Gonzalez, NMLS# 134407 (610) 739-6563
(CrossCountry Mortgage, LLC)
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The success of your real estate ventures depends on your ability to navigate the financial world. Learn these terms to make it easier to understand what’s going on with your real estate investments.Cash FlowContrary to popular belief, cash flow isn’t just the amount of liquid assets you have avai...

By Joe Gonzalez, NMLS# 134407 (610) 739-6563
(CrossCountry Mortgage, LLC)
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There are many home renovation projects that can increase the comfort and visual appeal of a dwelling. Owners who plan to sell their home in the future, however, prefer to focus on projects that will return a healthy profit at closing.Here are 5 renovation projects that positively impact a home’s...

By Joe Gonzalez, NMLS# 134407 (610) 739-6563
(CrossCountry Mortgage, LLC)
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Winter typically isn’t one of the busier home buying seasons – those seasons are reserved for spring and summer. But to think that you can’t sell your home at market value during the winter months is being naive. In fact, you can even use some of the characteristics that define the season to your...

By Joe Gonzalez, NMLS# 134407 (610) 739-6563
(CrossCountry Mortgage, LLC)
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There comes a time in every young homeowner’s life when they need a bigger house. When you buy a starter home, it’s unlikely that will be your forever home. But how do you know when it’s time to spend the time and effort to upgrade to a larger home?Here are four signs you’re gonna need a bigger h...

By Joe Gonzalez, NMLS# 134407 (610) 739-6563
(CrossCountry Mortgage, LLC)
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If you’re already a homeowner and you’re getting ready to buy a new home, you know it’s tricky to buy and sell a home at the same time. There are lots of questions about how to handle this scenario. What if your old home doesn’t sell quickly?Will you have to make two mortgage payments? What if yo...

By Joe Gonzalez, NMLS# 134407 (610) 739-6563
(CrossCountry Mortgage, LLC)
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Last week’s economic reports included remarks by Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell, readings on inflation and core inflation. Weekly readings on mortgage rates and first-tome jobless claims were also released. If the government shutdown continues, it is expected to impact release dates for read...

By Joe Gonzalez, NMLS# 134407 (610) 739-6563
(CrossCountry Mortgage, LLC)
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When you make an offer on a home, you wait anxiously to see if it will be accepted. Sometimes you’re lucky enough to hear back within hours. Other times you could wait days or even weeks.But once you get that good news that your offer has been accepted, what happens next? It’s a common question, ...

By Joe Gonzalez, NMLS# 134407 (610) 739-6563
(CrossCountry Mortgage, LLC)
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Virtual reality, artificial intelligence and drone video are just a few of the ways that technology is changing the real estate industry. If you are in the market for a property, understanding these new processes can help you in many ways.Using Artificial IntelligenceDoing business with an AI-inf...

By Joe Gonzalez, NMLS# 134407 (610) 739-6563
(CrossCountry Mortgage, LLC)
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Atlanta, Charlotte, New York and Los Angeles are always on the real estate radar because of big ticket sales and good media coverage. The secondary markets – those markets without the celebrity undertones – may actually be better deals. With the price of borrowing money rising and occupation rate...

By Joe Gonzalez, NMLS# 134407 (610) 739-6563
(CrossCountry Mortgage, LLC)
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A growing supply of housing, volatility in the marketplace and risks in the development process all affected the multifamily market in 2018. In 2019, these three factors will continue to move the needle.The Housing SupplyMarkets like Boston, Seattle and Nashville are growing supply faster than de...

By Joe Gonzalez, NMLS# 134407 (610) 739-6563
(CrossCountry Mortgage, LLC)
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Home design trends continue to change at supersonic speeds. With New Year right around the corner, the home design world is focusing on trends that will probably reign big in 2019. So, as you make your annual resolutions or consider revamping your home, it’s worth knowing them. After all, we all ...

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