Happy 4th of July

Thomas Jefferson was the main author of the Declaration of Independence. John Hancock was the first person to sign the Declaration of Independence. Independence Day should have been celebrated on July 2, 1776. John Adams wrote a letter to his wife about how memorable Independence Day would be in American history. The Pennsylvania Evening Post … Continue reading “Happy 4th of July”

2021 Has become a Home-buying frenzy

Thinking about selling your home in 2021? If so, you might want to consider selling it sooner rather than later. Mortgage rates are increasing and the lack of homes for sale continues to increase prices across the state. Going forward in the year this could reduce demand. Right now is a great time to sell a … Continue reading “2021 Has become a Home-buying frenzy”

A Second Stimulus Check

As of today, there is nothing you need to do to get a stimulus payment. The IRS will begin work to issue stimulus payments using the most recent information they have on file, likely from your 2019 tax return, either by direct deposit or by check. If you have an adjusted gross income (AGI) of … Continue reading “A Second Stimulus Check”

NAR Reaches Agreement with DOJ on MLS and Commissions Rules

On November 19, 2020, the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) announced a settlement agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) regarding a civil lawsuit, which was filed against NAR the same day, alleging certain anticompetitive business practices. As part of the settlement agreement, NAR has agreed to modify certain rules and policies to improve … Continue reading “NAR Reaches Agreement with DOJ on MLS and Commissions Rules”

2020’s Housing Market Will Remain Hot Even During Holidays.

If your thinking about selling and you need to wait for Spring, you may want to think again. The housing market remains a hot seller’s market, with annual price growth reaching record highs and inventory continuing to fall. Buyers have been looking for signs of a slowdown in the housing market that has been hot … Continue reading “2020’s Housing Market Will Remain Hot Even During Holidays.”