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Porches see increase in popularity

Porches see increase in popularity

Oct 16, 2017 | Kelly Leighton

According to the National Association of Home Builders’ Survey of Construction, 65.1 percent of the 780,000 single-family homes started in 2016 had porches.

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Remodeling projects bring homeowners value and joy

Remodeling projects bring homeowners value and joy

Oct 13, 2017 | Kelly Leighton

Seventy-five percent of homeowners reported they have a greater desire to be in their home after a remodeling project.

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Pennsylvania nabs six spots on

Pennsylvania nabs six spots on “best places to retire” list

Oct 12, 2017 | Kelly Leighton

Lancaster, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Allentown, Harrisburg and Scranton all made the list, ranking from second to 52nd.

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Home prices inch up in August

Home prices inch up in August

Oct 11, 2017 | Kelly Leighton

In August, home prices across the country rose 6.9 percent year-over-year, and nearly 1 percent from July 2017.

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Mortgages: What Americans prefer

Mortgages: What Americans prefer

Oct 10, 2017 | Kelly Leighton

More than half of Americans prefer a 10 percent down payment.

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NAR Survey: More think now is a good time to sell and buy

NAR Survey: More think now is a good time to sell and buy

Oct 9, 2017 | Kelly Leighton

More than three-quarters of Americans believe now is a good time to both sell and to buy a home.

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Compromise: What homebuyers shouldn't negotiate on

Compromise: What homebuyers shouldn’t negotiate on

Oct 6, 2017 | Kelly Leighton

“In real estate, location is everything,” said PAR President-elect Todd Umbenhauer.

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Thanks to lower mortgage rates, higher home values, consumers feel favorable about real estate

Thanks to lower mortgage rates, higher home values, consumers feel favorable about real estate

Oct 5, 2017 | Kelly Leighton

According to Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices’ latest Homeowner Sentiment Survey, 72 percent of homowners feel favorable toward the real estate market, 51 percent said thanks to mortgage rates and 44 percent said they were feeling optimistic thanks to their potentially rising home value. 

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How family influences homebuying

How family influences homebuying

Oct 3, 2017 | Kelly Leighton

Sixty-three percent of homebuyers reported that their children are involved on deciding what type of home to purchase.

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