Blog Our friends in the community . . . Northern Tool & Equipment Northern Tool & Equipment Contact: Steve Purpur Phone: (803) 329-1716 Web: Visit us on the web Facebook: Visit us on Facebook Written by Steve Baker September 8, 2016 No Comments Is the Current Pace of Home Sales Sustainable? There are some experts questioning whether the current pace of residential home sales is sustainable. Are too many people buying homes like in 2004-2006? Are we headed for another housing… Written by Steve Baker September 7, 2016 No Comments How Scary is the Housing Affordability Index? Some industry pundits are saying that the housing market may be heading for a slowdown. One of the data points they use is the falling numbers of the Housing Affordability… Written by Steve Baker September 2, 2016 No Comments How Supply & Demand Impacts the Real Estate Market [INFOGRAPHIC] Some Highlights: The concept of Supply & Demand is a simple one. The best time to sell something is when supply of that item is low & demand for that… Written by Steve Baker September 2, 2016 No Comments Don’t Get Caught in the Rental Trap! There are many benefits to homeownership. One of the top ones is being able to protect yourself from rising rents and lock in your housing cost for the life of… Written by Steve Baker September 2, 2016 No Comments Why Is There So Much Paperwork to Sign to Get a Mortgage? We are often asked why there is so much paperwork mandated by the bank for a mortgage loan application when buying a home today. It seems that the bank needs… Written by Steve Baker September 2, 2016 No Comments Home Values: DEFINITELY NOT in Bubble Range!! There are some industry pundits claiming that residential home values have risen too quickly and that current levels are on the verge of another housing bubble. It is easy to… Written by Steve Baker September 2, 2016 No Comments Want to Get an A? Hire A Real Estate Pro [INFOGRAPHIC] Some Highlights: Hiring a Real Estate Professional to buy your dream home, or sell your current house, is one of the most ‘educated’ decisions you can make! A Real Estate… Written by Steve Baker September 2, 2016 No Comments 2 Myths About Mortgages That May Be Holding Back Buyers Fannie Mae’s “What do consumers know about the Mortgage Qualification Criteria?” Study revealed that Americans are misinformed about what is required to qualify for a mortgage when purchasing a home. Myth… Written by Steve Baker September 2, 2016 No Comments The Housing Market is Doing Just Fine There are some that think that housing affordability is a challenge. Historically, that’s not true. Others think that home prices are approaching bubble values. If we look back over the… Written by Steve Baker September 1, 2016 No Comments 1...92939495 Contact Us Now First Name Last Name Email Address Phone Number Message Any questions, comments, or feedback Submit Now!