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.
When's the right time to refinance?
Apr 17 - Refinancing your home can save you on your monthly mortgage payments -- if done correctly. But if you
don't refinance when conditions are right, it can also cost you a pretty penny. Here's how to figure out if refinancing is right for you.
Millennials an untapped, and often unwilling, homebuying market (Diane quoted in article)
Apr 6 - It's a largely untapped market Realtors can only dream about: more than 80 million Americans ages 20 to 34,
prime time for starting families and moving into their first homes. The youthful answer to the industry's prayers in a home-sale market
recovering too slowly.
Though Realtors and builders have money riding on a bounce in 2015, they are acknowledging that most so-called millennials can neither
afford houses nor want to buy them.
Why you shouldn't pay off your mortgage before you retire
Apr 9 - Baby boomers in their 50s and 60s are carrying much more mortgage debt than their parents
did at their age. While some boomers may be willing to seek financing again to purchase another home, others are eager
to get rid of their mortgage debt altogether.
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.
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.