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Monthly Archives: December 2017

Heads up on Homestead

Posted on December 28, 2017 by Julie Boulanger in Uncategorized

Homestead exemption is not granted automatically so if you are planning to claim your newly purchased home as your homestead, here are somethings to remember. There are two qualifying deadlines to be aware of for 2018; January 1, 2018 and March 1, 2018. January 1st refers to when Buyers must own and occupy their home, […]

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Attention Sellers

Posted on December 15, 2017 by Julie Boulanger in Uncategorized

Are you planning to list your home or property now or in the near future? Most sellers don’t know where to begin. How do you know what price to list your home or property? A common website used to gather home value estimates is Zillow.com. Zillow offers something called a Zestimate (Zillow’s estimated market value […]

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9 Grants And Programs That Help Secure A First Home

Posted on December 14, 2017 by Julie Boulanger in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON – Dec. 11, 2017 – Money issues often stand in the way of homeownership. A survey by rental service Apartment List found that 80 percent of millennial renters want to buy a home, but most say they can’t afford to. What you may not realize is that many first-time homebuyer programs and grants offer […]

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Realtor.com® 2018 National Housing Forecast

Posted on December 5, 2017 by Julie Boulanger in Uncategorized

Check out Realtor.com’s article regarding our National Housing Forecast! “Millennials are a driving force in today’s housing market. They already dominate lower price home mortgage and are getting close to overtaking older generations for mid- and upper-tier mortgages. While financially secure in general, their debt to income ratios have started to increase as they compete […]

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