Schneider Real Estate Agency Blog
Real Estate in New Jersey

Archive for February 2014

Are subprime loans making a comeback?

February 25, 2014

Subprime loans make it possible for many homeowners to qualify for a mortgage and buy a home. In 2005, subprime loans also triggered a housing bubble that we are still feeling the effects of for nearly the last decade. Subprime loans are made to borrowers who are highest risk: either they don’t have a good […]

Questions you should ask before choosing a REALTORĀ®

February 18, 2014

When it comes time to sell your home, choosing the right real estate agent can mean the difference between selling your home quickly and seeing it sit on the market for a while; between getting your asking price and selling well under your target; between a stressful and a stress-free experience. During the time your […]

Liens: What they are and what to do if one is placed on your home

February 11, 2014

A lien occurs when a legal claim is put on a property in order to receive payment for debt or for services rendered. The holder of the lien can sell the property in order to recover the money owed. A lien can be placed on assets almost any time you have an unpaid debt. A […]

What are housing starts and why should you care?

February 4, 2014

Just last week, government issued the housing starts report for December and it was pretty good news. If you listen to talk radio or watch any financial news program on cable, one day a month they talk about housing starts and then you don’t hear much about it. The problem is that nobody bothers to […]