Category: Buyer Resources
What You Need To Know Before Moving
Moving homes is stressful, no matter if it’s to a different state or just a neighborhood over. There are a lot of moving pieces that need to be checked off the list. Make your move much more simple by being completely prepared in terms of what to expect from your move and what to do … Continue Reading
Is Buying A Fixer-Upper Worth It?
Home buyers often start their search looking to score a deal on a fixer-upper, hoping to transform it into their dream home. Though it sounds like fun, the reality is that the overhaul process—full of decision-making, unexpected headaches, and constant budget changes—can be very overwhelming. To really make a renovation work, it’s essential to … Continue Reading
Types of Mortgages
Are you in the process of buying a home? Or just flat out confused about mortgages? It’s all about understanding the lingo, and it may be easier than you think. Some of the most common types of mortgages are relatively straightforward. Keep reading to learn about common mortgage types. Conventional Loans A conventional mortgage … Continue Reading
FAQs Answered! For First Time Homebuyers
Buying a home is one of the biggest investments a person will make in their lifetime. With the decision to buy a home comes a lot of questions. It’s important to do your research to make sure you’re ready to buy a home. Our team meets a lot of first time buyers who, understandably, … Continue Reading
Seller’s Market vs Buyer’s Market – What’s The Difference?
Is it a buyers market or a sellers market? Understanding your local housing market can help get the best price for your home, whether you are the seller or the buyer. While these trends change over time, interpreting the difference of each will help you navigate your next real estate venture to get the optimal … Continue Reading
What is the House Closing Process & What to Expect
Closing on your newest home or property is an exciting time! The house closing process, also known as “escrow”, can also seem never ending and stressful. But thanks to the advancing digital age, closing on a home is increasingly computerized and automated. In many cases, buyers and sellers don’t even need to attend a specific … Continue Reading
4 Tips to Avoid Common Mistakes When Trying to Buy a Foreclosure
If you’re already in the market to purchase a home, chances are you’ve already heard the term foreclosure. By purchasing a foreclosed home, you can snag a great deal during a time when affordable deals may be hard to find. To start, a foreclosure happens when a lender takes a property from an owner who … Continue Reading
Real Estate Terms You Should Know When Buying or Selling A Home
Real estate is full of confusing vernacular that can be overwhelming in an already stressful process. Whether you’re buying or selling a home, it’s important you’re up to date on the most used real estate terminology. Below, we have put together a list of popular real estate terms that can help you better understand … Continue Reading
Four Benefits of Living in an HOA Neighborhood
As a tenant or homeowner, or as someone currently in the homebuying process, you may be wondering what an HOA is and what the benefits of living in an HOA neighborhood are. An HOA, or a homeowners association is a non-profit organization dedicated to managing a common-interest development. What do you, as a tenant … Continue Reading
Qualifying for a Home Loan – What can I do if I have Bad Credit?
Buying a home is overwhelming on its own, and having bad credit can make it seem impossible to even start the process of requesting a loan. But don’t give up! There are a lot of options for people with underwhelming credit to purchase a house. Let’s take a look at understanding your credit score, home … Continue Reading