Author Archives: Gina Giampietro

About Gina Giampietro

Whether buying or selling, Real Estate Agent Gina Giampietro of Remax can assist in your Real Estate transaction for a home, house, condo, townhome, townhouse, luxury estate, vacation house,apartment building, income property, residential income or rental property. Depend on an experienced professional to help you in Pittsburgh and surrounding areas.

10 Commandments of Home Buying

You finally found the home of your dreams, and now you are under contract. However, that doesn’t mean you own the home yet. As a buyer, there are a few things you should never do when you are in the middle of buying a home. Today, I’ll go over 10 commandments for home buyers. If you break any of these commandments, you might not make it to the closing table. To learn more, watch this short video.

Happy Holidays

Today I wanted to reach out and wish you and your family happy holidays and a safe, happy New Year. We appreciate you doing business with us and hope this time can be spent with your family making great memories. For a quick holiday greeting of gratitude from the the Gina Giampietro Team, watch this quick video.

An update on Pittsburgh real estate

How Does the Pittsburgh Market Look Heading into 2017?

We’ve got quite a healthy real estate market in Pittsburgh right now. We’ve shifted to a seller’s market due to our lack of inventory, and it’s likely to continue for at least the next few months. Move-in ready homes aren’t staying on the market for more than a month, so there is a great opportunity out there for sellers. To get all the details about our market, watch this short video.

A big change in the world of mortgage loans

What Is the FHA Doing With Its Mortgage Insurance Premium?

In case you haven’t heard, there is big news coming out of mortgage loan industry. Very soon, the FHA will reduce its mortgage insurance premium to lower the monthly payment for the loan buyer. Currently, an FHA mortgage insurance premium is based on 3.5% down, which is 0.85% of the loan amount. On January 27th, the premium will be reduced to 0.60% of the loan amount. To find out what this means for you, watch my latest video.