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 solid, 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 lenders. But there can actually… Continue reading WHICH DOWN PAYMENT STRATEGY IS RIGHT FOR YOU?
Hello! I hope your year is off to a great start! If you’re still looking for a project to start the year off right or just some options to boost your winter curb appeal, I’ve got ideas! I’ve also put together some must-know advice about this year’s buyers’ market in case you or someone you… Continue reading Do It Yourself Projects – Beginners Guide
You have been thinking for quite sometime about buying a new home. You are sitting on the couch talking with your family and you say, "the housing prices are go ing down in 2019 so I think we should wait" and another family member says, "I heard the interest rates are going up so I… Continue reading Which is more important Housing Market Prices or Mortgage Interest Rates?
Summer’s over but there’s still plenty of time to kick back and relax in your own private backyard oasis. Find ideas to enhance your backyard below. If you’re still looking for your dream home, you’ll also find warning signs to watch for in a listing as well as tips to make moving furniture into a small space easier.
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What is an appraisal? A home appraisal is an unbiased estimate of the true (or fair market) value of what a home is worth. All lenders order an appraisal during the mortgage loan process so that there is an objective way to access the home’s market value and ensure that the amount of money requested… Continue reading Should You Remove the Appraisal Contingency When Purchasing Residential Property?
Know your Rights! One of my clients asked, "How does the process work for a rental with an option to buy lease agreement?" I thought I would share the answer in case anyone else has the same question. To begin the conversation I will share with you, there are not too many owners of property… Continue reading Rent With An Option To Buy
So, you’re ready to take the ultimate step and buy your own home. Whether you are buying a single-family home, condo or townhouse here are a couple of tips that will help you get the home of your dreams and take away some of the stress with the purchase of a home. Let sellers know… Continue reading January 2018 – New Year – New Home Buyers Looking to Purchase Property
Residential Sellers, If you are looking to sell during this time of year here are a couple of things that will help you get the buyers to your home during the holiday season and help you get the highest value for your home. Price your home to sell don’t overprice – The market will tell… Continue reading Selling Your Home During the Holidays