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What Brexit Did For The Housing Market

Posted by Percival Gum // July 12, 2016

Europe has been in an uproar ever since the United Kingdom decided to leave the European Union. Various political, social, and economic spheres have been affected as a result of the country‚Äôs decision to break away from the pact it made with 27 other countries after the Second World War. Many investors have shied away […]


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Convenience Equals Big Money: About The Starbucks Effect

Posted by Percival Gum // June 29, 2016

Starbucks is more than a coffee shop, according to recent data published by Zillow. The real estate company reports incredible growth in areas where the popular coffee shops are located and is now calling such spike in home values the Starbucks Effect. About Starbucks Since its inception in 1971, Starbucks has grown into a $15 […]


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What To Expect From A Pittsburgh Foreclosure Lawyer

Posted by Percival Gum // June 23, 2016

The debt-to-income ratio is not going down anytime soon and you don’t see any way of getting caught up with your monthly mortgage payments in the near future. The bank refuses to speak to you further about arrangements until a substantial amount of money is given towards the debt owed. You, however, don’t have thousands […]


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A Homeowner’s Nightmare: Avoiding Renovation Disasters

Posted by Percival Gum // June 15, 2016

Steven and Michelle Hicks of New Jersey never thought that the house of their dreams would become a homeowner’s nightmare that cost tens of thousands to fix. The couple searched for the perfect house for several months before stumbling upon a two-story Dutch Colonial in Millburn, New Jersey. The owner’s asking price was $650,000 for […]


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The Hidden Costs of Selling a Home

Posted by Percival Gum // June 9, 2016

Selling a home is an exciting experience that involves many twists and turns. While the idea of earning hundreds of thousands of dollars at once is joyous, there are several costs associated with the exchange process that often catch homeowners by surprise. Here are three hidden expenses of home selling that few consumers know about […]


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PITTSBURGH ROCKS! WHY HOMEOWNERS LOVE THE CITY

Posted by Percival Gum // June 1, 2016

What’s in a city and why does it matter when you are looking for a home? Contrary to what some may think, buying real estate is a matter of choosing the right location in the right city. Here are a few reasons why homeowners love Pittsburgh. The city is fun, yet intimate There are several […]


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Get The Keys To Your Dream Home With One Of These Mortgage Companies

Posted by Percival Gum // May 25, 2016

There seems to be an abundance of options when it comes to mortgage companies. While there are many financial institutions to choose from, not all of them are created equal. Here are four of the most popular mortgage companies selected by prospective homeowners. Bank of America The financial institution dates back to 1904 and has […]


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PNC Park Makes Home Values Rise

Posted by Percival Gum // May 18, 2016

The old ball game is great for memories and home values. Recent numbers show an increase in real estate prices around PNC Park that make the stadium desirable for prospective home owners. The Stats Home values near the North Shore ballpark were nearly 34 percent higher than houses in other regions of Pittsburgh. The median […]


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Things To Know When Buying In Spring

Posted by Percival Gum // May 12, 2016

Statistics show that buying a house in spring is better than purchasing during any other season. There is an abundance of inventory available as many homeowners put up property for sale when the weather is bright and clear. While it is a good time to leap into real estate, there are some pitfalls to avoid […]


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Stop Foreclosure Pittsburgh: We Are Your Solution

Posted by Percival Gum // May 4, 2016

The notice is on the door. Either you pay up or move out. Eviction is no fun, especially when the bank is forcing you to pack up your belongings and relocate. Although this may be a stressful time, you can stop foreclosure Pittsburgh. Three Types of Foreclosure There are three ways that a bank can […]


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