House Hunting When You Are In A Time Crunch

House Hunting When You Are In A Time Crunch

In an ideal world, you’d have plenty of time to find the perfect home. However, that does not always happen. Maybe you are relocating because of a job transfer. Fortunately, it doesn’t have to take months to find the perfect home. You can speed up the process of buying a home with these tips.   Find … Continued

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

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

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

What to Look for When Hiring a Real Estate Agent

What to Look for When Hiring a Real Estate Agent

Whether you’re purchasing or selling a home, you’ll want to make sure you have a [city] real estate agent with years of experience and plenty of expertise. Below are a few guidelines to follow when hiring the perfect property professional.   Find out if they are full-time or part-time REALTORS. You want a full-time REALTOR … Continued

How to Save for a Down Payment on Real Estate

How to Save for a Down Payment on Real Estate

If you are planning to invest in real estate, it’s always wise to make as much of a down payment as you can. The more money you can deliver up front, the smaller your mortgage will be. With a smaller mortgage, you will pay less interest over the years, which will save you money in … Continued

5 Tips When Looking for Homes for Sale

5 Tips When Looking for Homes for Sale

It’s a great time to buy because there are still quite a few homes for sale now and interest rates have continued to stay low. Whether it’s your first time purchasing real estate or you’re a seasoned professional, here are a few tips to make shopping for a new house more pleasurable.   1. Get … Continued

Down Payments 101: Is It Worth It to Put More Than 20 Percent Down?

Down Payments 101: Is It Worth It to Put More Than 20 Percent Down?

Are you thinking of buying a new home this spring or summer? If so, you’re not alone. Many thousands of individuals and families alike will become homeowners this year. Whether you’re a first-time buyer or a seasoned veteran of the housing market, you probably know there are significant choices to make. One of the big … Continued