Four Helpful Things To Consider When Deciding To Renovate Home… or Buy New?
. Almost all homebuyers come to a crossroads at which time they must ask themselves, should I buy new or renovate our current home? While initially, it would appear that these are the only two options, in reality, there are four: Renovate your current home...
For Sale by Owner (FSBO) Versus For Sale by Real Estate Agent
. While it’s commendable to consider taking on the arduous process of selling your home by yourself, it’s best that you do some research before deciding to try FSBO. Sure, you may save on the commission fee, but the adage “a penny saved is a...
5 Tips for Preparing Your House For Listing
The Last One Might Surprise You! When it comes to preparing your house for listing you don’t have to remodel your home to increase the likelihood of it selling. Often, a little elbow grease, yard work, and some TLC (in this case treated lawn care)...
Is It Better To Buy a House in The Winter or Summer?
If you’re reading this, you’ve probably heard the rumors about how much cheaper it is to buy a house in the winter as opposed to in the summer. Of course, this begs the question: is there truth to these rumors? Before we dig too deep,...
What Should Homeowners Look For When Choosing An Insurance Agency?
Buying a home is one of the most exciting milestones in your life, and it’s also one of the biggest investments you’ll ever make. However, when you’re in the process of finding financing, there is one step that many homebuyers often forget: buying homeowners insurance....
The Difference Between an Appraisal and A Home Inspection
The home-buying and selling processes can be confusing and intimidating, and any visit from an expert can give homeowners the impression of being scrutinized. Moreover, many people think home appraisals and inspections are essentially the same thing, when in reality they’re two very different assessments....
7 Tips for Negotiating Your New Home Construction Price
Buying a new home—especially for a new homebuyer—can be an arduous process. Thankfully, with a few solid tips on hard negotiating, you can turn a grueling search into an exciting adventure. Ultimately, if you’re prepared when it comes time to talk numbers, you’ll have the...
The True Cost of Buying a Home
Buying a home is an exciting chapter in one’s life. It shows progress, growth, and is at the crux of the American Dream. Furthermore, homeownership has some significant advantages over renting. But, what is the cost of home buying? For instance, buying a home can: Provide...
Home Renovation Loans: How Do They Work?
Renovation Loans Are A Rising Trend Among Home Buyers It’s hard to ignore how much more common it is to see homeowners taking on home renovations these days. There is no doubt that much of the popularity of doing home renovations can be attributed to...
The Down Low on Escrow: What it is and How Does it Work?
If you’re currently looking for a home, chances are you’ve been hearing the term escrow quite a bit. Despite how frequently the phrase is used in the home buying and selling process, a thorough understanding of the word seems to elude people. For that reason,...
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