Real Estate and Buying Tips from Our Local Experts

AT HOME WITH LISA-BUYER'S, SELLER'S OR BALANCED MARKET?

By Lisa Longest on

AT  HOME WITH LISA- BUYER'S, SELLER'S OR BALANCED MARKET? Buyer's Market Buyer's market is more favorable toward the buyer- more inventory, lower prices.  This is an ideal situation for a buyer as those looking to sell their home are more willing to negotiate.  Buyers usually end up with a great...

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47% of New Buyers Surprised by How Affordable Homes Are Today

By Sharad Gupta on

Headlines matter. Right now, it’s hard to read about real estate without seeing a headline that suggests homes have become unaffordable for most Americans. In reality, there’s hard evidence that shows how owning a home is more affordable than renting in most parts of the country, as record-low interest rates are keeping...

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Want to Build Wealth? Buy a Home This Year.

By Sharad Gupta on

Every year, households across the country make the decision to rent for another year or take the leap into homeownership. They look at their earnings and savings and then decide what makes the most financial sense. That equation will most likely take into consideration monthly housing costs, tax advantages, and...

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Go with True Experience

By Shirley Lucas on

2021 is my 50th year of being licensed real estate in Florida. Yes you read that correctly and it was not a typo, 50 years, in Florida real estate. My husband, Chad, is the Broker for Global Realty LLC, a commercial brokerage office. In addition to the full real estate...

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Why Owning a Home Is a Powerful Financial Decision

By Sharad Gupta on

In today’s housing market, there are clear financial benefits to owning a home: increasing equity, the chance to build your net worth, and appreciating home values, just to name a few. If you’re a renter, it’s never too early to think about how homeownership can propel you toward a stronger future. Here’s a dive...

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Realtor Services

By Betsy Brooks on

If you are interested in Buying or Selling a home in Pasadena, Maryland or any surrounding counties! We am here to help! As a member of The Hulsman Group our achievements in Real Estate can be attributed to two simple facts - We love our work & thrive on the...

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Why Moving May Be Just the Boost You Need

By Sharad Gupta on

As we look back over the past year, we’ve certainly lived through one of the most stressful periods in recent history. After spending so much more time at home throughout the health crisis, some are wondering if they should move to improve their mental health and well-being. This is no...

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Should I Wait for Lower Mortgage Interest Rates?

By Sharad Gupta on

Historically low mortgage rates are a big motivator for homebuyers right now. In 2020 alone, rates hit new record-lows 16 times, and the trend continued into the early part of this year. Many hopeful homebuyers are now wondering if they should put their plans on hold and wait for the lowest rates...

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What Happens When Homeowners Leave Their Forbearance Plans?

By Sharad Gupta on

According to the latest report from Black Knight, Inc., a well-respected provider of data and analytics for mortgage companies, 6.48 million households have entered a forbearance plan as a result of financial concerns brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. Here’s where these homeowners stand right now: 2,543,000 (39%) are current on their payments...

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