Q: Why do most homebuyers prefer a fixed-rate mortgage?
A: Long-term, fixed-rate mortgages are preferred by most homebuyers
because they offer security and stability. The interest rate does not
fluctuate over the life of the loan, so the total amount of principal
and interest always remains the same. The monthly payment can change,
however, if local property taxes, which are normally part of the monthly
mortgage payment, increase.
Social Media - a Marketing Tool to Be Taken Seriously By Marsha Freidman
remember when the Internet first gained prominence and it became
apparent that having a website was essential for any commercial
enterprise. Back then, web designers were not plentiful and few people
thought to hire a professional to create a site. They felt that ANY web
presence was better than none at all and they found people they knew who
were “into the whole Internet thing” to help them.
5 Ways to Increase Open House Traffic By Jim Lowenstern - A record-breaking, mild winter has kick-started the real estate market
much earlier this year than the usual spring start. Mild temperatures
are encouraging buyers to begin their search now, and smart sellers are
taking advantage of this by pricing their homes accurately and using
effective marketing tools. Here are a few simple tips and tricks to
heighten open house traffic: