7 Things You Should Know When Buying a New Construction Home

Are you considering a new construction home? While many things about the home buying process are the same as purchasing a renovated home or even a fixer-upper, there are some things you should know before jumping in.   Know the Home-Buying Process If this is your first home purchase, you will want to look at the steps involved, so you know what to expect along the way. Your lender and Realtor will be able to help, of course, but researching this ahead of time will [...]

July 16th, 2021|

How to Protect Yourself from 3 Common Real Estate Scams

Purchasing your first home can be an exciting process. If you are new to the real estate market, you need to be aware of potential scams to protect yourself. Here are the three most common real estate scams and how you can protect yourself. Real Estate Wire Transfer Fraud Real estate wire transfer fraud can be a common occurrence as you approach closing on your new home. Some criminals can pose as a real estate agent, bank or title company. These criminals may contact you [...]

April 22nd, 2021|

The Right Title Agent Can Make All The Difference

The Right Title Agent Can Make all the Difference You have found the perfect home, big enough for your family, with the perfect lawn and garage for your projects. You may be ready to sign on the dotted line, but how do you know if your title agent will get the job done? Here are some tips to help you choose the right agent for your specific needs. Experience Matters          If you are ready to purchase a home, you know you are purchasing more than [...]

February 25th, 2021|

Tips for Purchasing Rental Property

Rental property has been a solid investment choice for many years but deciding to jump into the landlord business also carries risk. Here are some tips to help you decide if a rental property is right for you and how to make smart decisions that can lead to reliable profits. Are You Ready to Be a Landlord? The decision to purchase rental property isn’t one to be taken lightly. Rental property is an investment that requires quite a bit of involvement. Are you able to [...]

January 25th, 2021|

Housing Market Trends During the Pandemic

It is probably no surprise that the COVID-19 pandemic has drastically changed many aspects of the economy, including the housing market. Here are tips to navigate the land to get the most out of your home sale or purchase the home of your dreams. Selling Your Home The pandemic has added challenges to selling homes, but it is still possible to sell for maximum profit with the proper guidance. Inventory of homes for sale is low, which means your home can get more traffic. Social [...]

December 7th, 2020|

Purge the Clutter if You are Selling your Home

Clutter is often a touchy subject for homeowners. One man’s trash is another man’s treasure, as the saying goes. While these philosophical debates may end at an impasse between married couples, selling a home can change everything in a second.  All the staging areas for your home are the spaces where clutter likes to accumulate. If interested buyers cannot see the potential, you may find that your property ends up languishing on the market. You can quickly remedy this situation, but you will have to [...]

November 30th, 2020|
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