Monthly Archives: April 2010

Pittsburgh Home Construction is up almost Four Percent

Great news today for Pittsburgh housing market. Things are improving. The Pittsburgh area has always been a great place to buy. Prices are stable over time.

“New home construction in the Pittsburgh region increased for the first time in two years, rising 3.8 percent overall with single-family homes showing the most improvement, according to a report issued Thursday.

Housing construction permits issued during January through March reached 514 units, compared with 495 for the same period in 2009, according to Tall Timber Group, a construction market and research company in Ross.”

Quoted from Pittsburgh Trib

Tax Credit Expiring – Two Weeks Left

You have two weeks from today to get a home under contract to get up to that $8000 and close by June 30th.   Houses are going fast, especially if they are good buys. Don’t hem and haw if you want some of the $8,000 tax credit. I have been experiencing many homes already under contract when a buyer wants to see them. Not just one but several on their list. Then if you get the chance to look, there are also multiple offers.   One of my buyers was lucky last month. An agent in my office announced she was listing a home in a couple of days. I got my buyer in the day it was listed (under market price) and he make an offer and it was accepted all in one day. I advised him to move on it, if it was a house he liked because it would not last long. He was happy he did and all went well.

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