The Porter Davis Blog

Home Value Growth Slows, Glides Back to Normal - 11/10/2014

The markets that led the country through the real estate recovery with rapid home value appreciation are cooling off, new Zillow data shows. Zillow’s Real Estate Market Reports for the third quarter reveal a softening real estate landscape. Buyers in … Read More >>

6 Common Obstacles Remodelers Face - 11/05/2014

This article is brought to you through: Zillow.com By Jennifer Riner 1. Settle on a theme “When tackling home design my biggest problem is trying to keep it cohesive and flowing from room to room.” – Danielle Leonard of The Frugal … Read More >>

Why People Love to Live on the Water - 10/27/2014

This article brought to you by: Zillow.com   Emotional value Absolutely nothing compares to waking up to the tranquility of living on the water, and it’s not necessarily about “the view.” Whether you’re right on the ocean or simply on a … Read More >>

5 Tips to Help Save for a Down Payment - 08/26/2013

Know how much you need The very first step before buying a house is to know how much of a down payment you will need. To find out, you’ll probably have to talk to a real estate agent who can listen to … Read More >>

10 Mortgage Misconceptions - 05/30/2013

Misconception No. 1: Your interest rate reflects the true cost of your mortgage Your annual percentage rate (APR) is actually the figure that represents the true cost of your mortgage. It is inclusive of your interest rate, points, mortgage insurance … Read More >>