Posts Tagged «Real Estate»

Why All the Chicken Littles Should Calm Down The U.S. Census Bureau recently released their 2019 Q2 Homeownership Report. Some began to see the sky falling, believing the report showed Americans may be stepping back from their belief in homeownership. The national homeownership rate (Americans who owned vs. rented their primary residence) increased significantly during the… Read more

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The Surprising Profile of the Real Estate Investor Over 10% of all residential homes are purchased by investors, and that number continues to rise. Who are these investors? Many have speculated that the large institutional conglomerates such as Blackstone, American Homes 4 Rent, and Colony Starwood dominate investor purchases. However, a special report on investor… Read more

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Bledsoe Santana Team Realty, LLC is happy to welcome Nicole Rodriguez as the newest member of our team! We are excited to have Nicole as a part of our Woodburn office and look forward to all she is going to bring to our team! Nicole is multilingual, in Spanish, Tagalog, as well as English! Welcome… Read more

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Now’s the Time to Move -Up and Upgrade Your Current Home! Homes priced at the top 25% of the price range for a particular area of the country are considered “premium homes.” In today’s real estate market, there are deals to be had at the higher end! This is great news for homeowners wanting to… Read more

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What You Need to Know About Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI) Whether it is your first time or your fifth, it is always important to know all the facts when it comes to buying a home. With the large number of mortgage programs available that allow buyers to purchase homes with down payments below 20%, you… Read more

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Buying A Vacation Property? Now Is A Good Time! Every year around this time, many homeowners begin the process of preparing their homes in case of extreme winter weather. Some others skip winter all together by escaping to their vacation homes in a warmer climate. For those homeowners staying at their first residence, AccuWeather warns: “The late-week… Read more

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Are Home Prices Softening or Are They Falling? We are beginning to see reports that more housing inventory is coming to the market and that buyer demand may not be increasing at the same pace it did earlier this year. The result will be many headlines written to address the impact that these two situations… Read more

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5 Real Estate Reality TV Myths Explained Have you ever been flipping through the channels, only to find yourself glued to the couch in an reality HGTV binge session? We’ve all been there, watching entire seasons of “Love it or List it,” “Million Dollar Listing,” “House Hunters,” “Property Brothers,” and so many more all in one sitting…. Read more

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Everything is coming up Brittney! So many times those that deserve the most recognition work quietly behind the scenes. They complete the tasks that make life move smoothly along without a hitch. This is only one aspect of Brittney Black but something that many may not know. Brittney makes being an agent at BST like… Read more

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How Current Interest Rates Can Have a High Impact on Your Purchasing Power According to Freddie Mac’s latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey, interest rates for a 30-year fixed rate mortgage are currently at 4.61%, which is still near record lows in comparison to recent history! The interest rate you secure when buying a home not only greatly impacts your… Read more

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