This Month in Real Estate – August 2013

This Month in Real Estate – August 2013

Nationally we have a average home price of $214,000, up 3% from last month and 13.5% from last year! The average mortgage rate jumped up quite a bit from 3.54 to 4.37%  (reported by Freddie Mac).

This month our short video discusses many of the differences between a good offer and a great offer.

If you are looking to buy a home, contact Debbie Kruzel today at 603-318-6953.  It’s important to understand how to present the best offer in a multi-bid situation (since 1 out of 3 sales have multiple bid situations.)  Debbie has helped over 20 buyers in the last 18 months, many with multiple bid situations.

This Month in Real Estate – July 2013

This Month in Real Estate – July 2013

Nationally we have a average home price of $208,000, up 7.8% from last month and 15.4% from last year! The average mortgage rate increased again slightly to 3.54%  (reported by Freddie Mac).

This month our short video discusses the importance of the Home Inspection Period and which items could be most costly for you as a new home owner.

If you are looking to buy a home, contact Debbie Kruzel today at 603-318-6953.  It’s important to understand how to use the information from a home inspection to negotiate with a home seller without killing the deal.  Debbie helps buyers during a buyer consultation (before home shopping) to understand how the Home Inspection Process works to the benefit of buyers.

This Month in Real Estate – June 2013

This Month in Real Estate – June 2013

Nationally we have a average home price of $193,000, up for the 14th month in a row… 4.6% from last month and 11% from last year! The average mortgage rate increased slightly to 3.45%  (reported by Freddie Mac).

This month our short video discusses how working with a buyer’s agent in a Seller’s Market can help you know what’s going on “more” than just looking at the updates on the internet.

If you are looking to buy a home, contact Debbie Kruzel today at 603-318-6953.  Debbie helped over 16 buyers in 2012 buy homes (many in multiple bid situations) and 6 already this year.

This Month in Real Estate – April 2013

This Month in Real Estate – April 2013

Nationally we have a average home price of $173,600, up 11.6% from the same time last year. The average mortgage rate increased to 3.54%  (reported by Freddie Mac).

This month our short video discusses two things a buyer should do to be prepared when buying a home in the current seller’s market we have now (due to low inventory).

If you are thinking of buying a home, contact Debbie today at 603-318-6953 to ask questions.  In 2012 Debbie helped 16 buyers purchase homes, most encountered multi-bid situations.

This Month in Real Estate – November 2012

This Month in Real Estate – November 2012

Nationally we have a average home price of $184,000, up 11% from the same time last year. The average mortgage rate was at 3.37% (reported by Freddie Mac) – another new historical low!.

This month our short video covers the top 3 things that motivate a person to start looking for a home.

If you would like more information about buying a home contact Debbie today at 603-318-6953 to ask questions.  Debbie can even refer you to loan officers or even credit repair professionals in order to get prepared.

This Month in Real Estate – October 2012

This Month in Real Estate – October 2012

Nationally we have a average home price of $187,000, up 9.9% from the same time last year. The average mortgage rate was at 3.49% (reported by Freddie Mac) – a new historical low!.

This month our short video covers the top 3 things buyers are looking for in a home.

If you would like more information about buying a home contact Debbie today at 603-318-6953 to ask questions.  Debbie can even refer you to many contractors you might need to speak with before buying your home.

This Month in Real Estate – August 2012

This Month in Real Estate – August 2012

Nationally we have a average home price of $189,000, up $7,000 from last month’s average The average mortgage rate dropped again to 3.53% (reported by Freddie Mac).

This month our short video covers how buyers can be more successful in the transaction by getting pre-approved beforehand and also how long it takes (on average) to negotiate the price of a house!  Take a look!

If you would like more information about buying a home contact Debbie today at 603-318-6953 to ask questions.  Debbie can even refer you to a loan officer for your pre-approval and many other contractors you might need to speak with either before or after your home’s purchase.

This Month in Real Estate – April 2012

This Month in Real Estate – April 2012

Nationally we have a average home price of $156,000, up $1,000 from last month’s average.  The average mortgage rate of 4.08% (reported by Freddie Mac).

This month our short video covers the national news and how buyers can find a house quicker by taking time to have a buyer consultation with a professional!  Take a look!

If you would like more information about how to buy a home, contact Debbie today at 603-318-6953 to ask questions and schedule a time to understand the buying process.

This Month in Real Estate – February 2012

This Month in Real Estate – February 2012

Nationally we have a average home price of $165,000, up from last month’s average of $164,000.  The average mortgage rate of 3.88% (reported by Freddie Mac) – amazing to see it under 4% another month, right?

This month our short video covers the national news what top eco-friendly features buyers are looking for and tips on how to build and keep a great credit score.  Take a look!

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If you would like more information about how to get qualified for a mortgage, contact Debbie today at 603-318-6953 to ask questions and for a great referral for a loan officer.

Active Listings Reported as Unavailable Because….

Active Listings Reported as Unavailable Because….

When I receive calls from buyers searching on my website MassNHHomesForSale.com I sometimes have to tell them that the property is not available because it has an accepted offer.  I can hear the frustration in their voice and sometimes the buyer asks me to check again… that’s why I created these 2 videos!

Take a look and see what WE SEE as agents in Part I and Part II.  There are many reasons a property can be “red flagged“.

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That was only 2 reasons…see part 2 for more reasons….

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I hope that explains why you might not be able to see a home that is of interest to you!  If there’s a property that YOU are interested in seeing, let me know!  Call or text me at 603-318-6953 now.  If you haven’t found one yet, check out the listings in MA and NH and then call me!