Philadelphia, Bucks and Montgomery Counties Real Estate. Tips for home buyers, home sellers by Gita Bantwal,Realtor at Re/Max Centre Realtors.

Rental Market has improved. Rents have gone up.

Many first time buyers who do not qualify for a mortgage are forced to extend their lease by another year.

I have met many prospective buyers in the last few months and they later called me to say they have decided to extend their lease . When they sit down with a loan officer they find out what they need to do before they can get a mortgage. As a courtesy I show them homes the first time and before the next appointment I suggest they talk to a loan officer. I name some area banks and they can decide who they will go to . If they wish to talk to our in-house mortgage broker they can do it.  

In the last month I had 4 buyers who have to wait a year .

I listed a property for sale last month. The seller did not want to reduce the price so they have now  decided to rent it out. I had 4 showings over the weekend and one application.

 

If you are looking to rent a townhouse or single house in the area call Gita Bantwal at Remax Centre Realtors 215-343-8200x 124 or direct 215-343-8206.

If you own an investment property and would like me to help you find a tenant call me .

When you read about events please check the year for the event as some people find information a year later and think it is for that year. . The posts remain online even after the event.

Gita Bantwal is a Realtor with RE/MAX Centre Realtors in Bucks County, a Northern suburb of Philadelphia. You can view 1000s of listings on her web site www.GitaBantwal.com

 

She can be reached at 215-343-8200x124 or direct 215-275-8491 or via email gita01@aol.com

If you would like a FREE MARKET EVALUATION OF YOUR HOME IN PHILADELPHIA, BUCKS or MONTGOMERY COUNTY call me at 2152758491

 Gita specializes in Active adult communities and is a Seniors Real Estate Specialist. She holds the ABR designation (Accredited Buyers Representative) and specializes in selling to first time buyers as well as move up buyers.Gita also hold the CRS designation , Certified Residential Specialist and the CDPE designation as well. Information about real estate market is deemed to be correct but is subject to errors and omissions and should be verified independently.. Opinion expressed by me or others  in my post and comments is not to be construed to be  legal advice.I am licensed in Pa. Check real estate laws in your state as they may be different than in Pa.

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO SUBSCRIBE TO MY BLOG         CLICK HERE   OR EMAIL ME AT Gita01@aol.com

 

Comment balloon 6 commentsGita Bantwal • May 19 2008 12:12PM
Rental Market has improved. Rents have gone up.
share
Many first time buyers who do not qualify for a mortgage are forced to extend their lease by another year. I have met many prospective buyers in the last few months and they later called me to say they have decided to extend their lease When… more
Jamison Home on Golf Course in Estates Of Bucks County Country Club…
share
Lovely 4 Bedroom house in Estates of Bucks County Country Club. View of the fairway. Features 4 bedrooms, 2. 5 baths, 3 car garage. first floor office, kitchen with center island, lovely patio, large basement, professional landscaping. Toll… more
Tip for part time Landlords.
share
Home prices are low and demand for rentals is high. If you have considered owning rental property now may be a good time to buy. If you are busy and do not want to deal with tenants you can hire a management company. They can advertise and… more
There are 29 homes priced under $150, 000. in North Penn School…
share
North Penn School district is a great school district. There are homes in all prices and sizes. You can find resales as well as New construction. A look at the multiple listing this morning showed that there are 29 homes priced under $150, 000… more
Attention Investors Now is a good time to look into buying rental…
share
Home prices are low yet many buyers can not qualify for a mortgage because of stricter qualifying guidelines. There is a demand for rentals. If you have always thought of investing in Real estate this may be a good time. There are many… more
Why people love living in Jamison, Warwick township Bucks County.
share
Jamison is a village located in Bucks County and is part of Warwick township. It has its own post office and 2 elementary schools . The township building is located in Jamison. Genuardis is the main supermarket for Jamison residents. In the… more
Sellers Please read this information before you list your home for…
share
The Real Estate market has changed. It is a Buyers Market in most parts of Pennsylvania. Your neighbor may have sold for more money a couple of years ago. If you are thinking of selling your home you may want to contact 3 Real Estate Agents… more
Price Reduced. Jamison Townhouse $299, 900
share
Gita Bantwal | ReMax Centre Realtors | 215-343-8200x124 1509 Sweetbriar Dr, Jamison, PA Less than 10 years old, 3 Bedroom townhouse in Central Bucks School district in Windrush/ Courts at Woodfield development. Lots of upgrades. 1… more
Warminster Township Bucks County, January to April 2008 Real estate…
share
It is hard to believe that it is already May. The real esttae market has picked and there are many buyers looking to buy. They are taking their time in making up their minds as they know there are many homes on the market. Some buyers have… more
Real estate Market Statistics Warwick township. Year in Review 2007
share
The Real estate market has changed. Homes are not selling in one day like they did a couple of years ago, but homes priced right are selling. Based on information in multiple listing service here are the statistics for 2007. date 1/2007… more