Providence, Rhode Island has seen strong home prices in the recent years as well as outstanding appreciation rates while enjoying an improving economy. Appreciation rates within the Providence area continue to track above the national average, and the equity gains, while at the national average, have recovered across most communities from the Great Recession. Real estate price increases are stable and for the most part sustainable. We continue to see a multitude of new buyers as the economy grows along with continued low-interest rates keeping affordable mortgage payments for all types of buyers looking for their next home. [Read more…]
Owning a home has always been synonymous with the American dream. However, many potential homebuyers feel that it is drifting further and further from their grasp.
In Providence, mortgage applications have begun to rise. 80% of millennials are saying that their biggest obstacle to obtaining home ownership is the cost that is involved. Being able to afford a house is the only thing holding them back from achieving their dream. [Read more…]
This week the Mortgage Bankers Association reported that mortgage application volume is on the rise again, fueled by a hungry buyer’s market. Though housing prices are up and available listings are down, potential homebuyers are not deterred by the tough market. Last week alone, the number of applications rose 2.4 percent currently bringing the number to 6 percent higher than last year. This is a great sign for the real estate market because it shows that consumer confidence is high. [Read more…]
Your kitchen is one of your most used rooms in your home, so it’s fair to say you’ll be spending a lot of time there. For many prospective homebuyers, a great kitchen, or a not-so-great kitchen, can make or break a sale, but we’re pretty confident that these 4 kitchens are the former type. With 4 very different design styles, but all with plenty of amenities, these kitchens meet the functional and fashionable needs of your dream home. Without further ado, the 4 Providence kitchen designs to fall in love with now are: [Read more…]
When you put your home on the market in Providence, you are competing with some of the most beautiful homes in the country. So ensuring that your home sells quickly and for a great price can be a little tricky. Luckily we can help. We’ve designed a targeted staging system that can not only get your house sold, but could also be the key factor in fetching the full value of your asking price or more. [Read more…]