How Do I Find A Reputable Contractor?
Talk to any homeowner and they will likely tell of an experience with someone they hired to do work on their home – only to find the person to be incompetent or unscupulous. If you’re planning a home project or remodel, hire a professional with excellent credentials. The best results are achieved when you leave the work to a professional. Hiring a HBA of NEPA member is your best move. Our members are licensed and certified for the work they do, and they have spent years earning a solid reputation as building and remodeling experts. When using a HBA of NEPA member, you can be sure that the job will be done right the first time! Check out the “Find A Builder” section to the left for a list of our member/builders or call us at (570) 287-3331.
It’s Time To Check Your A/C
Don’t wait until the first scorcher of summer hits to find out your air conditioning isn’t working. Here’s some advice to make sure your A/C stays in good working order and is ready to go when you need it.
Don’t Fall For Foreclosure Rescue Scams
Scammers are targeting people having trouble paying their mortgages. These so-called foreclosure rescue companies promise to stop foreclosure. But they’re out to make a quick buck, and can turn a home owner’s distress into disaster. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the nation’s consumer protection agency, has resources in English and Spanish to help home owners learn the signs of a foreclosure rescue scam and where to get FREE help.
Access the FTC’s “Money Matters” website at: ftc.gov/moneymatters
Home owners can find out where to get FREE foreclosure help at HopeNow.com or by calling 888-995-HOPE (4673).
Why is the housing market thriving in a pandemic?
Low mortgage rates coupled with a shift to working at home are driving demand.
Read the Article here: https://www.housingwire.com/articles/why-is-the-housing-market-thriving-in-a-pandemic/
64% of Homebuyers Are Willing To Go Over Budget For Their Dream Home
New LendingTree survey finds many potential buyers are considering stretching their budgets to buy a home
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — LendingTree®, the nation’s leading online loan marketplace, released its findings on a survey of more than 1,000 potential homebuyers. The survey found that amid historically low mortgage rates and a limited number of affordable homes for sale, buyer competition is heating up. That pressure is forcing many potential buyers to consider stretching their budget to get in the game.