Sellin’ Ain’t Easy: 4 Reasons Why You Will Want to Engage a Professional Real Estate Sales Agent

February 9, 2018 by John · Leave a Comment 

Are you listing your home for sale this year? If so, you may be wondering just why you need the services of a real estate agent. Sure, it is theoretically possible to handle the entire process yourself and be successful. However, if you’re inexperienced, you may end up stumbling. Let’s explore four reasons why you will want to enlist the services of a professional real estate agent when you sell your home.

When Is the Right Time to Buy Your First Home? Use This Easy 4 Point Checklist

February 8, 2018 by John · Leave a Comment 

Are you growing tired of renting? Or perhaps you’ve recently graduated from college and are looking to set down some roots? Whatever the case, buying your first home is an exciting prospect. Let’s take a look at a quick and easy four-point checklist that you can use to determine if you are ready to buy your first home.

Recently Inherited a Home That You Don’t Need? Here’s How to Get It Sold Without Too Much Stress

February 6, 2018 by John · Leave a Comment 

Has a loved one or family member recently passed on and left you with their home? Inheriting a house can be a delightful gift, but it can also present a significant number of challenges that you must navigate. Let’s explore how to deal with an inherited house and, should you decide to, how to sell it without incurring too much stress.

Curious About Homeowners’ Association (HOA) Fees? Here’s What You Need to Know

January 25, 2018 by John · Leave a Comment 

If you are thinking of buying a condominium or a home that is part of a planned community, you have likely come across the term “homeowners’ association” or HOA. In short, the HOA is a coalition of local homeowners who have banded together to manage the needs of the local community. Let’s explore the concept of the homeowners’ association, why they charge fees and what you can expect from your HOA if you buy a home that is part of one.

Selling Your Home to Millennials? 3 Tips That Will Help You Get the Sale Closed

January 23, 2018 by John · Leave a Comment 

Are you thinking of selling your home this year? If so, you are almost certainly going to interact with millennial homebuyers. This generation numbers around 80 million and are the fastest-growing consumer demographic in the country. As their earning power continues to increase, millennials are now turning their attention to real estate. In today’s post, we’ll share three tips that you can use to help make your listing more attractive to younger millennial homebuyers.

On Time, Every Time: How Being Late on Monthly Payments Can Affect Your Mortgage

January 18, 2018 by John · Leave a Comment 

Are you the type of person that struggles with remembering to pay their bills on time? You’re not alone. People across the country regularly submit late monthly payments, inflicting terrible damage to their credit. Let’s take a quick look at how paying your monthly payments late can have a negative impact on your mortgage.

Buying a New Home in a Hot Real Estate Market? Here Are 4 Tips You Will Need to Be Successful

January 17, 2018 by John · Leave a Comment 

Are you in the market for a new house? In a buyer’s market, finding and closing on a beautiful home can seem very easy. However, if you are shopping when the market is hot, you may end up fighting bidding wars and losing your dream home to a competing buyer. Let’s take a look at four tips that you will need to be successful when house hunting in a hot local real estate market.

Looking to Buy a Home in 2018 and Don’t Know Where to Start? Here’s a Few Tips

January 12, 2018 by John · Leave a Comment 

Are you a renter that has become tired of paying someone else’s mortgage and not building any equity? Or a homeowner who has a growing family and is in need of more space? Whatever the case, if you are in the market for a new home there is no time like the present. Let’s explore a few tips that will help you to prepare for the home buying experience.

How to Run a Quick Financial Health Check Before You Apply for a Mortgage

January 10, 2018 by John · Leave a Comment 

Are you planning on using a mortgage to help cover the cost of a new home? If so, you will want to prepare your finances and figure out how you will manage all those wallet-draining monthly expenses. Let’s take a look at how to run a quick financial health check to ensure you are ready to apply for a mortgage.

3 Dog Breeds That Are Perfect for the Allergy-Prone Pet Lover

December 27, 2017 by John · Leave a Comment 

Do you find yourself itchy and sneezing after an encounter with a friendly, furry dog? You are not alone. The CDC estimates that around ten percent of Americans suffer from allergies related to dogs or cats. But, of course, that is no reason not to enjoy the love of a dog.

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