Home Buyers

Nov. 19, 2019

5 Steps to Finding Your Next Home

 

 

Whether you’re a first-time buyer or a seasoned homeowner, shopping for a new home can feel daunting. In fact, 56% of buyers said that “finding the right property” was the most difficult step in the home buying process. 

 

Buying a home is a significant commitment of ...

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Oct. 4, 2019

Everything You Need to Know About iBuyers? and the “Instant Cash Offer”

 

 

Everything You Need to Know About iBuyers
 and the “Instant Cash Offer”

 

Technology is changing the way we do almost everything, and real estate transactions are no exception. In fact, a new crop of tech companies wants to revolutionize the way we buy and sell homes. 

 

iBuyer startups like Opendoor, Offerpad, and Properly are rapidly expanding into ...

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July 17, 2019

Will Your Remodel Pay Off? The Best (and Worst) ?Ways to Spend Your Budget

 

Most new homeowners have something about their property that they want to change. And as family needs and design trends shift over time, many will eventually choose to remodel. Some homeowners make updates to their property before listing it to maximize their potential sales revenue.

 

Whatever your reasons ...

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Jan. 14, 2019

2018 Recap & A Look At What’s Ahead for Real Estate in 2019

 

As we begin another year, everyone wants to know: “Where is the housing market headed in 2019?”

 

It’s not only buyers, sellers, and homeowners who are impacted. The real estate market plays an integral role in the overall U.S. economy.  Fortunately, key indicators point toward ...

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Jan. 3, 2019

Thinking About Buying A Home This Year? Here’s What To Watch

buy a home in 2019

As we kick off the new year, many families have made resolutions to enter the housing market in 2019. Whether you are thinking of finally ditching your landlord and buying your first home or selling your starter house to move into your forever home, there are two pieces of the ...

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Dec. 16, 2018

9 Ways to Share the Spirit of the Season—Starting From Home

 Ways to Share the Spirit of the Season 2018

The holiday season is upon us, and many of us have already begun to celebrate. From trimming trees to lighting candles, it’s the time of year to fill your homes (and hearts) with holiday joy.

But there’s no need to stop at your front door. Let the spirit of the ...

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Dec. 7, 2018

5 Reasons Why Winter is a Great Time to Buy or Sell a Home

 

 

winter is the best time to buy or sell a home

 

It’s a common misconception that you shouldn’t try to buy or sell a home during the fall and winter months. 

 

This is generally considered the “offseason” in real estate. Many sellers mistakenly believe that the cold weather will keep buyers away and that no one ...

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Dec. 5, 2018

4 Reasons to Buy A Home This Winter!

Here are four great reasons to consider buying a home today instead of waiting.

 

1. Prices Will Continue to Rise

 

CoreLogic’s latest Home Price Insight report revealed that home prices increased nationally by 5.4% year over year from October 2017. On a month-over-month basis, prices increased by ...

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Aug. 1, 2018

DISPELLING HOME REFINANCING MYTHS

“Refinancing” is a scary word for many people, but that shouldn’t be the case for you. For many homeowners, refinancing can not only lower your monthly payments and help with your monthly budget, but it can save you thousands of dollars in the long run. Here's what you need ...

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July 31, 2018

WHICH DOWN PAYMENT STRATEGY IS RIGHT FOR YOU?

You’ve most likely heard the rule: Save for a 20-percent down payment BEFORE you buy a home. The logic behind saving 20 percent is substantial, as it shows that you have the financial discipline and stability to save for a long-term goal. It also helps you get favorable rates from ...

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