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Wayne Robinson

Wayne Robinson
101 Quakertown Ave.  Pennsburg  PA 18073
Phone:  267-481-4811
Office:  215-679-9797
Cell:  267-481-4811
Fax:  267-354-6936

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10-Year High Profits for Sellers

February 4, 2018 1:33 pm

Homeowners are profiting when selling—and their average earnings haven’t been this high since 2007. At the close of 2017, the average home seller gained $54,000, or a 29.7 percent return on investment (ROI), in the transaction, according to ATTOM Data Solutions’ recently released Year-End and Q4 2017 U.S. Home Sales Report. Contradictory, however, is their […]

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The Power of Home

February 3, 2018 1:27 am

New Story Builds Shelter and Second Chances When two of New Story’s four co-founders took a mission trip to Haiti in 2013, they were shocked to find how many families were still living in tents after the devastating 2010 earthquake. What was supposed to be a temporary shelter built to last six months had turned […]

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Mortgage Rates Up One-Quarter Percentage Point Since Start of Year

February 1, 2018 5:24 pm

The average 30-year, fixed mortgage rate is 4.22 percent—hitting more than a one-quarter percentage point increase since the start of the year, according to Freddie Mac’s recently released Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®). The average 30-year, fixed rate was 4.15 percent last week. It is likely mortgage rates will rise in the year ahead, says […]

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CFPB ‘Constitutional’ After Appeals Court Ruling

February 1, 2018 5:24 pm

An appeals court on Wednesday upheld the constitutionality of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) organizational structure. The agency, which has been at the center of controversy in the era of Trump, was deemed unconstitutional in a 2016 ruling. The agency’s director cannot be dismissed at will (in other words, without cause), per its structure—authority […]

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Catapulting the Team to the Top

February 1, 2018 5:24 pm

In the following interview, Kathie Lea, REALTOR® with RE/MAX Realtec Group, Inc. in Palm Harbor, Fla., discusses lead sources, managing a team, profit strategies and more. Region Served: Tampa Bay, Fla. Years in Real Estate: 18 Number of Team Members: 7 Teams continue to be on the rise, and in some areas, most transactions are […]

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Exceeding Inflation, Home Prices Rising Swiftly

January 31, 2018 5:18 pm

Homes are appreciating at a healthy pace, with November prices up 6.2 percent year-over-year, according to the S&P CoreLogic/Case-Shiller Indices. The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price NSA Index’s 10-City Composite, which is an average of 10 metros (Boston, Chicago, Denver, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, San Diego, San Francisco and Washington, […]

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Pending Home Sales Edge Up

January 31, 2018 5:18 pm

Pending home sales edged up in December, 0.5 percent in the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) Pending Home Sales Index (PHSI). The PHSI posted 110.1 in December, up from 109.6 in November. The Index is based on contract signings. Two of the four major regions in the U.S. saw increases in the PHSI in December, […]

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Homeownership Rate Makes Marginal Progress

January 30, 2018 5:12 pm

2017 closed with the homeownership rate improving, but at a slight standstill: 64.2 percent, according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s Quarterly Housing Vacancies and Homeownership Report. The figure is marginal progress from the third quarter of the year, when the rate registered 63.9 percent. The rate was 63.7 percent at the end of 2016. One […]

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Creating Personalized Service to Attract Loyal Clients

January 30, 2018 5:12 pm

In the following interview, Jennifer Shemwell, president of Phyllis Browning Company, a member of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® (LeadingRE) in San Antonio, Texas, discusses the brokerage’s competitive differentiation, culture and more. Region Served: San Antonio, Texas Years in Real Estate: 24 Number of Offices: 6 Number of Agents: 200 Favorite Part of […]

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The Truth About Technology and the Role of a Real Estate Agent

January 30, 2018 5:12 pm

NAR PULSE—In the last 15 years, the “golden age of consumerism” has ushered in unprecedented access to real estate data, yet the perceived value of working with a REALTOR® has skyrocketed. Why and how? Find out here! 2018 NAR Member Orientation Video and Materials Available Online NAR’s 2018 New Member Orientation Materials are now available […]

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