Diane Williams honored
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, PA - Diane Williams, a sales associate in the Blue Bell office of Weichert, Realtors, was recently
named part of Weichert's Top 300 in Associate Earnings, placing her in the top 10 in the region and
194 company-wide out of nearly 18,000 associates.
Home sweet homeowner tax breaks
With the housing market improving in some regions of the country, many people are becoming new homeowners.
If you're among the new property owners, congratulations. You've just taken another step up the American-dream ladder and
are a homeowner. Along with the joy of painting, plumbing and yard work, you now have some new tax considerations.
10 ways to Springify your home
It's time to spring forward, and you know what that means: spring cleaning. Boo. Actually, there's a whole bunch of
things we want to do to our home, and with an extra hour of daylight, we may just have the energy to tackle a few. Here's what we'll be
springing into starting this weekend.
4 reasons to sell your home now
Attention potential sellers sitting on the fence: It could be time to make a move
Mar 25 - Mid-March to mid-April is the best time to hang the sale sign nationally, with homes selling 15% faster and for 2%
more than the average sale, according to Zillow. The window tends to be a little earlier for sellers in warmer climates and a little later in
Home sales and prices rose in February, but inventory's still a problem
Mar 23 - There's an imbalance in the housing market, and it's driving prices higher. In most parts of the country,
home prices and rents are rising, leaving many potential buyers in a housing quandary.
Millions of 'underwater' homeowners are trapped
Mar 17 - Temperatures are warming and potential homebuyers are coming out to shop, but they are finding precious little for sale.
Weak housing construction and the growth of the single-family rental market have pushed down supply for sure, but one nagging leftover of the housing
crash is literally trapping potential sellers in the homes: Negative equity.
Small tax filing mistakes that can cost you big
Mar 10 - It's that time of year again. No, I'm not talking about March Madness. I'm talking about taxes. The Apring 15
deadline is fast approaching and, if you're like most Americans, you haven't filed your taxes yet. But don't put it off too long. One common
error many young filers make is missing the deadline.
An economist's tips for spring home buying in a sellers' market
Mar 5 - In many parts of the country (OK, not Boston), the busy spring home-buying season is already
underway -- March typically ushers in a signifcant increase in home searches online. This year, even more people than last
year are jumping into the search process as a result of improving financial circumstances, like a new job, or life events,
like a new baby.
Home prices gain, but recovery is 'faltering'
Home prices rose last year but the housing market recovery continued to lose steam
Feb 24 - The S&P Case/Shiller index of home prices in 20 major U.S. Cities released Tuesday showed prices rose 4.5% in 2014. That compares with a 13.4%
increase in 2013.
On a month-to-month basis, home prices in most cities rose modestly from November to December. But an index of prices nationwide edged lower, extending a slowdown that's
been going on for months.
Brian Turner, Jordan Mariano and Diane Williams
in Weichert's Blue Bell office. Read article
"Succeeding by Design" seminar panel
Jim Weichert presenting Diane with the Regional
Award at the Kimmel Center for top sales.
Left to Right: Fred Sherman, Alan Greenspan,
Diane Williams, Anthony Santomero
Diane (fourth from the right) at The Closing Bell of
the New York Stock Exchange.