Blog - Tim Morissette

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2019 Community Garage Sale

HERE’S WHAT I NEED FROM YOU: 1) Call or email me that you will be participating 2) Price your items before the sale 3) Open your garage early and display your items 4) Collect your cash! Tim’s Tips on Having a Successful Garage Sale 1) Set up your “store” the night...

Mortgage Watch | February 11, 2019

'Aging in Place' helps to fuel housing shortage As the baby boomer generation has aged, it has also stayed put. And for all the innovations builders and product manufacturers have come up with to help seniors “age in place.” they may have also made it difficult for...

Mortgage Watch | January 28, 2019

Foreclosures down 78% since 2010 To those of us who were homeowners ten years ago, "foreclosure" was a word we heard on the daily news or saw happening in our neighborhoods. It scared many of us. While it’s not a topic that is mentioned much anymore, it’s good to know...

Mortgage Watch | January 14, 2019

Trending more than ever: down payment assistance from Mom and Dad It’s no longer the exception to the rule. Rising home prices are sending first-time home buyers to their parents for help with down payments, according to Ben Eisen's recent article in Realtor.com. More...

Mortgage Watch | January 7, 2019

Smaller down payments trending in homebuyer purchases nationwide: For those looking to buy a home in 2019, saving for a down payment is no doubt the hardest part. That, along with finding just the right home at the right price in the right location. The gold standard...

Mortgage Watch | December 17, 2018

What does 2019 hold in store for the RE market? The 2019 forecast calls for partly cloudy skies, some sun, and a chance for rain, according to an analysis by the Realtor.com economic team. NAR chief economist, Danielle Hale makes her predictions as we end the current...

Mortgage Watch | December 10, 2018

Townhome construction on the rise nationwide: Supply and demand are always a sticky wicket in real estate, especially in the new homes arena. Housing demand continues to outpace supply, and nowhere is that more keenly felt that in the entry-level category. Because of...

Mortgage Watch | December 3, 2018

Mixed bag for buyers and sellers forecast for 2019 It’s that time of year when people look back on the past year but also like to take a leap forward, trying to take a peek at what 2019 has in store for real estate. If your dreams include buying your own home, it’s...

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