Author Archives: PenFed Realty

Ray Ferguson Joins Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty as Vice President

Veteran REALTOR® to lead the company’s Central Virginia sales offices OCTOBER 11, 2018, Richmond, Va.—Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, one of the country’s fastest-growing real estate brokerages, today announced that real estate industry veteran and Richmond native Ray Ferguson has joined the company as vice president of sales operations for the Mid-Atlantic region’s Central VirginiaContinue Reading

Mortgage Rates Reverse

Mortgage rates reversed this week, with average 30-year, fixed rate at 4.59 percent, down from 4.6 percent the prior week, according to Freddie Mac’s Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®). The average 15-year, fixed rate, at the same time, decreased to 4.05 percent, from 4.08 percent the prior week, and the average five-year, Treasury-indexed hybrid adjustableContinue Reading

From Renter to Owner: Buying Your First Home

The way many people tell the tale, buying a home is a soul-draining process that devours entire months of your life. True, the timeline for working through finding and financing a new home is not insignificant. But good things take time. The transition from renter to owner doesn’t have to be intimidating if you knowContinue Reading

5 Ways to Prep Your Lawn for Fall

Summer is winding down, and as your grass grows even greener, it’s time to start thinking about how you can prepare it for fall, especially if you plan to stage your home for sale. Pay mind to the following tips on late summer lawn care. Aerate the area. Late summer/early fall is a great timeContinue Reading

5 Home Improvements You Can Do for Less Than $250

While you might have some-day plans for redoing the kitchen or finishing the basement, right now you can chip away at smaller improvements around the house that are well within your budget, but will make a big difference in your daily life. Plus, these projects can be done in a weekend and won’t cause aContinue Reading