Ensuring A Stress-Less Closing

Buying a home is an exciting and exhilarating time, but between the time your offer was accepted, and when you actually have the keys in hand and finally step into your new home, it can be stressful. The escrow period, also known as the closing, can take the most easygoing home buyer to the brink … Continued

Tips For Home Buying In The Digital Age

Tips For Home Buying In The Digital Age

The digital age has changed the way buyers browse for and purchase goods and services, including real estate. While home buyers still can check out property listings via a print newspaper or by driving through desired neighborhoods in hopes of finding a “for sale” sign, digital sources offer more options and can make the home … Continued

Buying A Fixer-Upper? Top Resources To Make The Most Profit

Buying A Fixer-Upper? Top Resources To Make The Most Profit

If your financial situation is limited, yet you’re handy with a hammer and nails, then purchasing a fixer-upper home is an attractive option. Fixer-uppers typically require a bevy of updates and repairs to bring the home up to current market conditions. Because of this, the listing price is often considerably less than a move-in ready … Continued

How Do You Tell If A Neighborhood Is The Right One To Settle In?

How Do You Tell If A Neighborhood Is The Right One To Settle In?

Choosing a perfect home to settle in is tough on its own. You have to weigh in on very many factors including a house’s price, size, features and amenities, number of bedroom and baths, design, and so on. However, all these factors are not enough to give you a great home ownership experience if you … Continued

5 Ways Millennials Can Snag Their Dream Home In A Sellers Market

5 Ways Millennials Can Snag Their Dream Home In A Sellers Market

According to the 2017 Home Buyer and Seller Generational Trends Report, Millennials bought 34% of the homes sold, the largest of any generation last year.  Millennials looking to buy their first, or second, home need ready themselves for a shockingly competitive market. Lack of supply causes attractive homes to garner multiple offers in just a few hours! … Continued

The Benefits of Using a Veterans (VA) Loan To Purchase Your Home

U.S. military veterans have opportunities to enjoy some richly-deserved benefits in other aspects of their lives, including some special options for financing their homes. VA loans may give active military personnel, retired veterans, and sometimes surviving family members of veterans the ability to purchase homes that might not prove available to them through more conventional mortgage loans.

U.S. military veterans have opportunities to enjoy some richly-deserved benefits in other aspects of their lives, including some special options for financing their homes. VA loans may give active military personnel, retired veterans, and sometimes surviving family members of veterans the ability to purchase homes that might not prove available to them through more conventional mortgage loans. … Continued

How To Submit A Winning Offer: Tips For Prospective Buyers

How To Submit A Winning Offer: Tips For Prospective Buyers

In a hot real estate market, agents often tell buyers they must expect to make multiple offers before one is accepted. Disappointment may be the new normal rather than an exception. The stress of repeated rejections isn’t easy, so be prepared. Significant numbers of first-time buyers find the process difficult, and recent research indicates that about 60 percent … Continued

Benefits And Drawbacks Of Putting 20% Down On A Home

Benefits And Drawbacks Of Putting 20% Down On A Home

What Are The Benefits And Drawbacks Of Putting 20 Percent Down On A Home Purchase Several generations ago, lenders required home buyers to have a 20% down payment in order to get a mortgage. While there were a few options out there for people who couldn’t save this substantial amount, the reality was that for … Continued

4 Surprising Things That Might Increase Your Home’s Value

4 Surprising Things That Might Increase Your Home's Value

You’ve probably heard that living near excellent schools or having curb appeal can boost the value of your home. However, a home’s value is dependent upon a lot of different factors. Some of these things are more obvious than others. Things that might seem insignificant can have an impact on your home’s worth. Here are … Continued