Homebuyers: This Could Be Your Moment

Has talk of inventory shortages and rising home prices prevented you from getting out there and searching for your first home…or moving up to your dream home? Well, according to a recent report from Trulia, the tide is starting to turn, and conditions are becoming more favorable for homebuyers in many areas across the country,Continue Reading

Home Upgrades That Really Work

Bathroom and kitchen upgrades are among the most popular home renovations, but not just because the improvements are likely to increase the home’s value. Renovations to these high-use areas can enhance the practical enjoyment of your home while adding aesthetic appeal and style. A Better Bathroom Bathroom makeovers can take many forms, from simple updatesContinue Reading

10 Basic Personal Finance Questions You Need to Answer

We can’t all manage money like a superhero, but everyone should have a handle on the basics of personal finance. Don’t let what you don’t know about your own money rule your life. Can you answer these basic questions about your money? Is your emergency fund sufficient? Experts recommend at least three to six months’Continue Reading

Affordability Aside, Housing Optimism Picks Up

The confidence consumers have in housing is picking up steam—but not because of the market outright, according to the August Fannie Mae Home Purchase Sentiment Index® (HPSI). At 88, the gauge grew 1.5 percentage points month-over-month; however, the confidence consumers have is on par with the prior year. In fact, 21 percent of homebuyers wereContinue Reading

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