Monthly Archives: September 2014

Fall, Holidays Still Prime Season for Sellers

Fall officially began Sept. 23, but that doesn’t mean you should scrap plans for selling your home this year. In fact, October, November and December can actually be good months to sell. Now is the time to plan for it if you’ve even

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HUGE NEWS FOR PARK PLACE AND 35TH ST.

This just in from the City of Norfolk’s Lori Crouch: City Council has approved Newport Plaza, a $6M project by The Hanson Company. The project will be located at the southwest corner of West 35th Street and Newport Avenue. It

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3 Ways to Spruce Up the Garage

Garages are an often overlooked part of the home, despite the fact that home owners spend a frequent amount of time there. In fact, for most home owners, the garage door is the main access point for entry and exit.

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Homebuilder Confidence Rises To 106-Month Best; Low Mortgage Rates Help Stoke Buyer Demand

With current mortgage rates low, optimism among U.S. home builders is growing. Builder confidence has climbed to its highest level since 2005 as demand for new homes stays strong; and sales levels jump. An abundance of mortgage programs for buyers with

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Ten Reasons You Are Going To Love the New Slover Memorial Library

Written by Penny Neef You know that satisfied feeling you get when you solve a difficult problem, when an important piece of the puzzle fits, or when you know things are coming together for you in just the right way?

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Legislation Could Open Credit Box for Millions of Homebuyers

Waters proposes sweeping credit reporting reforms U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., is introducing a bill that would eliminate medical debt from credit reporting, which accounts for more than half of all unpaid debts in collection, and which the Consumer Financial

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Consumers Expect Rents To Rise 2x Faster Than Home Prices In 2015

The U.S. economy is improving and, with it, rents are rising nationwide. In many U.S. markets, on a monthly basis, it’s more expensive to rent a home than to own one. Thankfully, the expanding economy has softened mortgage eligibility requirements.

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