Low mortgage rates are set to stoke demand among buyers! When it comes to getting the timing right for listing a home for sale, April 1 is no joke. The first week of April is set to be the best moment to put a home on the market this year, according to a recent analysis
Spring cleaning. It’s an activity some people love, and the rest of us merely endure. But no matter which category you fall into, being purposeful about your actions can help you make smart decisions, especially if you’re looking to sell your home soon. “Spring cleaning is the perfect opportunity for home owners to de-clutter and
Roy Wheeler Realty CO. has earned the Website Quality Certification (WQC) from Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®, a global community of 565 marketing-leading independent real estate firms in over 70 countries. The certification was presented in recognition of excellence in website design, content and functionality. Roy Wheeler’s website, roywheeler.com, received strong marks in
Robert Ramsey was installed into the Charlottesville Area Association of Realtors Hall of Fame on January 10th at the annual awards breakfast. Mr. Ramsey was licensed in 1977 and became the Principal Broker for Charlotte Ramsey Realtors in 1995. He became the Managing Broker of Roy Wheeler Realty Company’s downtown office when his company merged
Buying your first house? You’re likely driven mainly by budget, but there are some other important considerations you may not have thought of that can help you find the perfect place. Not only can these tips help you find a home that really suits your lifestyle, but also helps you afford to live there comfortably.
Keith Smith of Roy Wheeler Realty Company, recently attended the affordability conference at Portland State University. Representatives from Washington, D.C., Charlottesville, Va., Seattle, and Portland—all cities where homes and apartments have become very expensive—met at PSU last week to share information and create policy and development plans that they will put into practice in their
Where is the real estate market today and what can we expect in the future months? The headlines on the Daily Progress on Wednesday 10/10/2018 stated, “Real Estate Market continues to hum along” https://www.dailyprogress.com/news/local/local-housing-market-humming-along/article_ffdeba4c-ccea-11e8-bb9e-e786ab7dea11.html The question that comes to my mind is, “Is it really” … Click on this link https://www.caar.com/docs/default-source/press-releases/caar-2018-third-market-report-final.pdf and you will see
What is Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI) and why do you need it? PMI protects the lender in case of default on a mortgage. It is paid by the homeowner when the down payment on a home is less than 20%. Many people perceive PMI as a terrible thing. I’ve always maintained that is in fact,
There’s no shortage of advice for home buyers. Getting approved for a mortgage or how to keep on top of a credit report is certainly good advice but there should be just as much attention given to those who are selling their home. After all, home sellers also typically turn around and become home buyers.
Life is unpredictable, no matter how carefully you plan. And yet, when you buy a house, you are essentially committing to live in the same place for a certain period of time. The number of bedrooms, the layout, the school district, the yard size, the commute—you’re pretty much locking yourself into all of these factors.