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Confidence in Real Estate Market Rises; Interest Rate Concerns Remain in Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices’ Latest Homeowner Sentiment Survey #GoodToKnow

May 23, 2017

Survey also finds that satisfaction with the U.S. economy increased across all age groups, and homebuyers report a surprising key factor in the home-buying process

 

IRVINE, CA (May 17, 2017) – Optimism toward the U.S. economy and real estate market rose across all generations of current and prospective homeowners in Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices’ latest Homeowner Sentiment Survey released today. Howeve…

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The Compound Effect: Building Your Household’s Wealth

March 6, 2017

Wealth is within reach for many people; however,

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Market Statistics for Quarter 3, 2016

February 14, 2017

In the West Branch Valley real estate market, conditions continue to favor sellers over buyers even as more houses became available compared to his time last year. Quarter 4, 2016 found an …

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Real Estate 2017: What to Expect

January 9, 2017

One of the most common questions we get at this time of year is, “What’s going on…

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Top Homeowner Tax Deductions That Decrease Your Tax Burden

December 20, 2016

You can’t avoid paying taxes, and we all need to pay our fair share. However, paying your fair share shouldn’t place an unjust burden on you. As a homeowner, your tax burden is doubled because you pay both income and property taxes. To decrease that burden and boost your tax savings, take advantage of these homeowner tax deductions. As a result, you can use your tax savings to go on a vacation, increase your child’s college fund, build upon your …

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Top 12 Tips for a Safer Holiday Home

November 7, 2016

Our world is full of …

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Tax Considerations for Buyers and Sellers

November 2, 2016

Buyers and sellers need to be informed about tax considerations before entering a transaction.

If you have purchased or sold a home last year, there are a number …

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Consider Staging a Vacant Home

October 25, 2016

In today’s market, it’s tough to get the right price for a home, and sellers can’t wait while their homes are on the market. They may have a new job, have already bought…

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Market Statistics for Quarter 3, 2016

October 25, 2016

In the West Branch Valley real estate market, conditions continue to favor sellers over buyers even as more houses become available compared to his time last year. Q…

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The Home Equity Playbook

October 10, 2016

What is Home Equ…

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