Climbing The Credit Ladder: What Is The Best Score For Buying A Home

Posted by Percival Gum // February 10, 2016

Should credit scores be in the 600s or 700s when buying a house? This has been a longstanding question in the real estate community that has yet to truly be answered. While many believe that a 600-range credit score is enough to get buyers into the home of their dreams, some stick to the traditional […]

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‘How Can I Sell My House Fast Pittsburgh?’ Get Answers Here

Posted by Percival Gum // February 3, 2016

The job that you were hoping for came through and now you must gather your things and move to another state. While you have no problem with garnering your possessions, you are already halfway packed, difficulty arises when you think about what to do with the family home on the East End of town. “How can […]

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Posted by Percival Gum // January 29, 2016

The numbers are in and the Pittsburgh housing market is doing exceptionally well. Reports show that listings were up by more than six percent last year and sales increased by eight percent in Pennsylvania. Such numbers are double of what the market statistics were in 2014 where sales were up by just over three percent. […]

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Unlocking The Secrets of Equity

Posted by Percival Gum // January 20, 2016

Equity is recognized as the value that comes about when liabilities are deducted from assets. In real estate, equity is the difference between the fair market value and the amount owed on the property. Such figure is often referred to as real property value because it is the net amount that homeowners receive when the […]

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6 Renovations That Will Make Your Property’s Value Go Way Up

Posted by Percival Gum // January 13, 2016

With the new year comes fresh ideas. Perhaps you are tired of seeing that same color scheme in your living room and are hoping for a change in scenery. Maybe this will be the year that you finally tear out that wall and expand your bathroom’s borders. Since you’re considering renovations, why not take into […]

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This Is Why We Buy Houses Pittsburgh

Posted by Percival Gum // January 7, 2016

The year of 2015 was a good year for home buyers. RealtyTrac Vice President Daren Blomquist explains, “For the most part, 2015 was a very strong market. I don’t know if normal is the right word, but it was a strong market after a soft patch in 2014.” A housing market on the rise is […]

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Mortgages Will Be A Little Less Complicated In 2016

Posted by Percival Gum // December 30, 2015

The year 2016 will bring about many changes in the real estate market. In compliance with “Ability to Repay” rules, lenders are creating tools that will make mortgages more understandable for prospective home owners, which means that you stand to benefit. Here are a few things that will make the buying experience more manageable in 2016. […]

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In Default? A Pittsburgh Foreclosure Lawyer Can Help

Posted by Percival Gum // December 23, 2015

Facing the reality of default is stressful. Not only do you have to face the possibility of leaving precious memories behind, but you also must deal with the negative impact that eviction will have on your credit if you are forced to leave. While many undergo the process alone, there are a number of attorneys […]

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For Millennials: 3 Big reasons You Should Buy A House Now

Posted by Percival Gum // December 16, 2015

If you are a millennial in this economy, you are probably not saving to buy a house anytime soon as recent studies show a stark decline in home ownership among adults ages 25 to 34. Although many individuals such as yourself know of the benefits associated with being a property owner you, along with a host […]

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Kick The Frost: Winter Activities For Homeowners In Pittsburgh

Posted by Percival Gum // December 9, 2015

Winter is coming and many homeowners are looking forward to skiing or snowboarding. For those of you who don’t ski or are bored with  building snowmen in the front yard, here are a few alternative activities that Pittsburgh families can participate in during winter months. Ice Skating Perhaps you’re more interested in enjoying the weather than trying to get away […]

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