Richard Hewitt's Blog Posts

Apr 25 2018 14025 1

 Getting Pre-Approved Should Always Be Your First StepIn many markets across the country, the number of buyers searching for their dream homes greatly outnumbers the number of homes

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Apr 18 2018 14025 1

 How Much Do You Need to Make to Buy a Home in Your State?It’s no mystery that cost of living varies drastically depending on where you live, so a new study by GOBankingRates

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Mar 15 2018 14025 1

 Moving up Is MORE Affordable Now Than Almost Any Other Time in 40 YearsIf you are considering selling your current home, to either move up to a larger home or into a home in an area that

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Mar 5 2018 14025 1

 Are Home Values Really Overinflated?Last week, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) released their most recent Existing Home Sales Report. According to the:

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Mar 2 2018 14025 1

 4 Reasons to Sell This Spring [INFOGRAPHIC]Some Highlights: Buyer demand continues to outpace the supply of homes for sale which means that buyers are often competing with one another for

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Feb 28 2018 14025 1

 It’s Tax Season… Use Your Refund to Jump Start Your Down Payment Savings!According to data released by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Americans can expect an estimated

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Feb 19 2018 14025 1

 Top 5 Reasons to Hire a Real Estate Professional When Buying or Selling!Whether you are buying or selling a home it can be quite the adventure, which is why you need an

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Feb 6 2018 14025 1

 Millionaire to Millennials: Don’t Rent a Home… Buy!In a CNBC article, self-made millionaire David Bach explained that: “The biggest mistake millennials are making is not

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Feb 5 2018 14025 1

 Whether You Rent or Buy, Either Way You’re Paying a Mortgage!There are some people who have not purchased homes because they are uncomfortable taking on the obligation of a mortgage.

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Feb 2 2018 14025 1

 5 Reasons Homeowners Can Throw Better Super Bowl Parties! [INFOGRAPHIC]Highlights: Watching the big game at home with your friends & family offers many advantages. There’s more room to

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Jan 30 2018 14025 1

 2 Major Myths Holding Back Home BuyersUrban Institute recently released a report entitled, “Barriers to Accessing Homeownership,” which revealed that “eighty percent

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Jan 25 2018 14025 1

 If You’re Considering Selling, ACT NOW!!Definitely an aggressive headline. However, as the final data on the 2017 housing market rolls in, we can definitely say one thing: If you are

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Jan 24 2018 14025 1

 Buying A Home Is More Affordable Than Renting In 54% Of US CountiesAccording to ATTOM Data Solutions’ 2018 Rental Affordability Report, “buying a median-priced home is more

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Jan 11 2018 14025 1

 93% Believe Homeownership Is Important in Attaining the American DreamAmericans continue to believe that homeownership is important in achieving the American Dream. A recent survey &

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Jan 9 2018 14025 1

 The Impact of Tight Inventory on the Housing MarketThe housing crisis is finally in the rearview mirror as the real estate market moves down the road to a complete recovery. Home values are,

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Dec 21 2017 14025 1

Housing Prices are NOT Heading for Another CrashAs home values continue to increase at levels greater than historic norms, some are concerned that we are heading for another crash like the one we

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Dec 5 2017 14025 1

Why Is There So Much Paperwork Required to Get a Mortgage?Why is there so much paperwork mandated by the lenders for a mortgage loan application when buying a home today? It seems that they need to

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Dec 1 2017 14025 1

Median Days on the Market Drops to 34! [INFOGRAPHIC]Some Highlights: The National Association of REALTORS® surveyed their members for their Confidence Index. The ®

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Nov 28 2017 14025 1

Low Interest Rates Have a High Impact on Your Purchasing PowerAccording to Freddie Mac’s latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey, interest rates for a 30-year fixed rate mortgage

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Nov 27 2017 14025 1

The Cost of NOT Owning Your Home Owning a home has great financial benefits, yet many continue to rent! Today, let’s look at the financial reasons why owning a home of your own

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Nov 17 2017 14025 1

Top 4 Home Renovations for Maximum ROI [INFOGRAPHIC]Some Highlights: Whether you are selling your home, just purchased your first home, or are a homeowner planning to stay put for a while, there

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Nov 15 2017 14025 1

7 Reasons to List Your Home This Holiday Season Every year at this time, many homeowners decide to wait until after the holidays to put their homes on the market for the first,

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Nov 8 2017 14025 1

5 Reasons Homeownership Makes ‘Cents’The American Dream of homeownership is alive and well. Recent reports show that the US homeownership rate has rebounded from recent lows and is

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Nov 7 2017 14025 1

Multigenerational Households May Be the Answer to Price Increases Multigenerational homes are coming back in a big way! In the 1950s, about 21%, or 32.2 million Americans shared a roof with their

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Oct 23 2017 14025 1

5 Reasons to Hire a Real Estate Professional When Buying or Selling!Whether you are buying or selling a home, it can be quite an adventurous journey. This is why you need an experienced

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Sep 29 2017 14025 1

Thinking of Selling your Home? Competition is ComingThe number of building permits issued for single-family homes is the best indicator of how many newly built homes will rise over the next few

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Sep 24 2017 14025 1

Here are five reasons listing your home for sale this fall makes sense. 1. Demand Is Strong   The latest Buyer Traffic Report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR)

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Sep 21 2017 14025 1

Why Are So Few Homes for Sale?There is no doubt that the largest challenge in today’s housing market is a lack of housing inventory for sale. This challenge has been defined as an;“

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Sep 20 2017 14025 1

More Americans Say Now is a Good Time to Sell! Wednesday September 20th, 2017  For Buyers, For Sellers, Move-Up Buyers,PricingRecently released data from Fannie Mae’s

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May 30 2017 14025 Water Front Properties

Water Front PropertyHere are 21 properties located in St Clair County Michigan that have had recent price reductions.   Click here https://goo.gl/jzmkkQ to view them all.;

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May 17 2017 14025 1

Thinking about buying or selling. Here are some tough questions to ask when choosing a realtor. Click the link below. http://richard.rehometowne.com/blog

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Mark Victor Hansen Quote

“Don't wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, obstacles and less than perfect conditions. So what. Get started now. With each step you,

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Are You Thinking About Buying A New Home

Beware of hidden costs While you might find a home that is the perfect price for your budget, beware of the hidden costs that come along with buying a property. You may or may not have a

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Debt Relief What Are Your Options

Debt Relief Options BySean Bryant February 03, 2016 Most Americans have some form of debt. Many owe money on things like houses, cars, and education loans, and many owe on things like credit

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Three Things Any Realtor Will Want To Know About You

Have you ever called a Realtor® with the intention of buying a home? Have you ever wondered why they all want information from you? There are three basic questions that a

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Port Huron Gardners Improve Their Curb Appeal For Selling Property

The Benefits of GardensIt seems as though in the past few years gardening and backyard farms have become more and more popular throughout the United States. With spring quickly approaching in the

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Open Houses

Come take a look inside! This is your opportunity to get an up close look at two great properties in Port Huron, Michigan.  Come to the OPEN HOUSE 12:30 to 2:00 pm Sunday the

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Do You Need A Roof Over Your Head At Night

Do you need a house? Do you want a house? Is sleeping at night with a roof over your head important to you? If you answered yes to any of those questions then stop the presses and

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From The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

With all of the options out there, it is important to shop around and take the time to understand the terms of the different loans offered to you.Tip: Ask these questions to better understand your

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Common Real Estate Acronyms

Common Real Estate Acronyms (and Their Meanings)Real Estate Listing AbbreviationsAC – Air ConditioningAPPL – AppliancesAPPT – ApartmentASRSV – Assigned ParkingAVAIL – AvailableBA –

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