Feb-25-13

Things Are Looking Up In 2013

by Charles "Chuck" Bartolo  |  Buyers, Sellers

Home prices are a bargain right now, on average nationally at 25% less then below their peak in 2006. In my opinion, because of lower prices, and lower interest rates it’s more affordable to buy – taxes and all included – then to rent. There are so many added reasons for folks to buy right now. The time is now...

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Feb-15-13

Don’t Always Believe What You See On The Internet

by Charles "Chuck" Bartolo  |  Buyers, General Real Estate News, Sellers

If you’re like most people you sometimes take the information you find on the Internet as fact, but the truth is that lots of the data available has often not been verified by accurate sources. Take for example, the Consumer Real Estate sites like Zillow and Trulia, people will go to these sites to find out what their homes are...

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Feb-01-13

The American Dream

by Charles "Chuck" Bartolo  |  Buyers, General Real Estate News

How often have you heard the expression “The American Dream”? What does that really mean? Thinking about it, I came to the conclusion that it is really a state of mind. As American’s, we are so fortunate to have either been born here or to have arrived here from another country to become citizens of the greatest country in the...

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Jan-15-13

What to Expect In The New Year

by Charles "Chuck" Bartolo  |  Buyers, General Real Estate News, Sellers

It is always a challenge to project what lies ahead, it’s best to look at market trends as a guide. That being the case then the housing market is heading in a better direction then in the recent past. Although every market is different, this is what I see here locally in our market place, a gradual and slow climb...

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Jan-01-13

Real Estate 2013

by Charles "Chuck" Bartolo  |  Buyers, General Real Estate News, Sellers

If you are like most of us come the new year, we make our resolutions so that we can do better this year as compared to last year. If you are looking to buy a home, whether it be your first or maybe a weekend home, you need to put a plan into place to help you accomplish this goal....

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