A new Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac-approved down-payment program called “HomeFundMe” allows employers to help workers’ down payment on a home, similar to how companies contribute to a 401(k). CLICK HERE to read an overview from the National Association of Realtors. (source: NAR realtor magazine). Or Click HERE and go directly to the HomeFundMe website to learn more … More “HomeFundMe” – How Employers Can Now Add to Down Payments
The Tredyffrin/Easttown Board of School Directors last week unanimously adopted a 2018-2019 preliminary budget proposal that would increase taxes on the average home by $178 per year. The preliminary budget includes $147.2 million in expenditures, with a planned 2.42 percent increase in the property tax rate. School officials say the tax hike will help to … More Tredyffrin/Easttown school officials plan 2.4 percent tax hike
With the new tax law in effect, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) has released estimates on how home prices will trend in 2018 for each state. NAR considered the following four factors as driving forces of the housing market in 2018: Current housing market conditions and momentum New tax law impact Interest rate effect Employment … More Tax Reform Impact & Home Price Outlook for 2018
CLICK HERE to see projections from National Association of Realtors for home price growth across the country in the coming year. In Pennsylvania, we expect moderate increases of 2-3%, consistent with other areas in the Northeast. Source: In Which States Do REALTORS® Expect Highest Home Price Growth in the Next 12 Months?