Buying in 2018? Get Your Down Payment Ready Now by Tapping These Helpful Sources

November 21, 2017 by John · Leave a Comment 

Are you in the market for a new house or condo in 2018? With the new year just around the corner, now is the time to get all of your financial details in order. As you may know, buying a home is a significant financial transaction. But it all starts with your down payment, which is the lump sum that you invest in order to purchase the home.

Are You Ready for Home Ownership? Find Out by Answering These 4 Questions

November 17, 2017 by John · Leave a Comment 

Have you been dreaming about a larger, roomier or more luxurious living space? Or perhaps just want to experience the joy of owning your own home and building your net worth instead of renting? Let’s explore a few questions that can help to answer whether or not you’re ready for a new lifestyle as a homeowner.

Win the Bidding War With Our 5 Minute Guide to Making an Offer the Seller Won’t Refuse

November 14, 2017 by John · Leave a Comment 

Ask any experienced homeowner and you’ll learn that buying in a ‘hot’ real estate market can be challenging. A high supply of buyers competing for a low stock of available homes is a combination that can lead to bidding wars, price inflation and other headaches. The good news: with some careful preparation and the right mindset, a bidding war is one that you can win. Read on to learn how you can beat out other bidders by making an irresistible offer.

Buying a New Home? Make Your Move Easier With These Three Purging Tips

November 7, 2017 by John · Leave a Comment 

Are you thinking about buying a new house or apartment? While the prospect of a new home is undoubtedly exciting, you may be dreading the thought at having to pack everything up and move. In today’s blog post we will explore three tips for purging old, unwanted or forgotten items before making a move into a new home.

Real Estate 101: What Is a “Short Sale” And How Does It Work? Let’s Take a Look

November 2, 2017 by John · Leave a Comment 

Are you a budding real estate investor who is on the hunt for great deals on local homes? If so, you have probably heard about “short sale” homes, although it can take a bit of searching to find one. Let’s take a closer look at real estate short sales to learn how they work and when you might want to take advantage.

You Ask, We Answer: Should I Build a New Custom Home or Buy an Existing One?

October 26, 2017 by John · Leave a Comment 

Are you looking to buy a new house in the near future? If so, one of the choices you will face is constructing your own brand-new home or buying an existing home. The idea of building a new house on the right piece of land might sound enticing, but what if you could have a larger, more luxurious existing home in the same neighborhood for a much lower cost?

The Quick-and-Easy Guide to Getting Started With House Flipping

October 24, 2017 by John · Leave a Comment 

Investing in real estate is one of the oldest means of building and storing wealth. However, it is only just recently that “flipping” of houses – buying at a low price, renovating and selling at a higher price – became popular. For many, house flipping has become a full-time career and their primary source of income.

Worried That Your Past Student Loan Debt Might Delay Buying a Home? Here’s What to Do

October 19, 2017 by John · Leave a Comment 

Whether you are just about to graduate college or you have been out for a few years, there’s a good chance you’re carrying some amount of student loan debt. It seems that news headlines are regularly pointing out that the nation’s graduates are suffering from the stress of student debt. Moreover, that pressure can be even worse for those who are looking to buy a home and start putting some roots down in the local community.

Let’s Talk Closets: Why a Walk-in Closet Is a Must Have for Any New Home Buyer

October 17, 2017 by John · Leave a Comment 

Are you in the market for a new house or condo? Whether you’re looking for something luxurious or intimate, you’ll want to ensure that you have enough space for all of life’s necessities. Many home buyers focus on bedrooms, bathrooms and living areas as their top priorities. But have you given any thought to your closet space?

Buying an Older Home? Watch Out for These 3 Key Flaws That Could Spell Trouble

October 12, 2017 by John · Leave a Comment 

Are you a fan of homes with a bit more character than newer, modern designs? Whether in pristine condition or more of a “fixer upper,” older homes are incredibly popular in cities across the country. However, there are some key factors to consider if you’re thinking about buying a home built decades ago before modern standards were enforced.

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