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Take advantage of low rates Take advantage of low ratesWhile the market is generally stable in the surrounding Pittsburgh area, it does vary from neighborhood to neighborhood. For instance, the market in the city of Pittsburgh favors sellers, but the suburban market currently favor buyers. Watch this video for more about our market climate!

10 Commandments of Home Buying 10 Commandments of Home BuyingYou 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 ...

Some documents for you to look through Some documents for you to look throughThanks so much for interviewing our team as a possible fit for selling your home. Before our in-person meeting, we wanted to send you a few helpful documents that will give you an idea of what we’ll be doing. One is a pre-listing packet, with helpful hints and information about our team. To hear about ...

Happy Holidays Happy HolidaysToday 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 ...

An update on Pittsburgh real estate An update on Pittsburgh real estateHow 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 big change in the world of mortgage loans A big change in the world of mortgage loansWhat 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 ...

Pittsburgh Real Estate: Why are home warranties so important? Pittsburgh Real Estate: Why are home warranties so important?Don’t Skip the Home Warranty When Buying a Home While most people have heard of home warranties, they probably don’t know what they cover. It’s incredibly important that you get the home warranty when you purchase your home. You also need to make sure to renew it every single year. Why are home warranties so ...