Buyers - Don't Rush Into a Home Purchase
There’s one phrase which strikes fear into the heart of a potential homebuyer – “seller’s market.” A seller’s ...
Posted by Amanda Rickman on July 23, 2021
Special Benefits of the VA Loan
Our military veterans have given so much to this country. To make it easier for these special families to qualify for and purchase a home, Veteran ...
Posted by Laura O'Brien on June 11, 2021
Buyers and Sellers – Stay Focused on Your Goal
Buying or selling a home can be stressful, even in normal times. Right now, when the housing market is moving at a frenetic pace, both buyers and ...
Posted by Amanda Rickman on June 4, 2021
7 Things That Affect What You Pay for Homeowner’s Insurance
Homeowner’s insurance is a non-negotiable. Not only does it protect you in the event the home is damaged, but it also includes liability ...
Posted by Laura O'Brien on April 23, 2021
ABCs of Construction Loans
Building a home might sound like something reserved for the rich and famous, but the truth is, it might be easier than you think to get a ...
Posted by Amanda Rickman on April 16, 2021
Things to Consider before Buying a Home Together
It used to be that couples first got married, and then bought a home together. No more! Modern couples no longer consider marriage a prerequisite ...
Posted by Laura O'Brien on April 9, 2021
Your “Starter Home” Might Last Longer than You Think
New homebuyers often tell their agents that they are looking for their “starter home.” Several factors go into this approach. These ...
Posted by Laura O'Brien on March 26, 2021
2 Myths Holding Back Home Buyers
Buying a home is a huge commitment and one which should be considered carefully before undertaking. Not only are you committing to years of the ...
Posted by Laura O'Brien on March 16, 2021
Your Tax Refund Can Get You One Step Closer to Homeownership
Saving money each month toward a long-term goal is increasingly difficult for most people. Even committed savers can get thrown off track when ...
Posted by Laura O'Brien on February 26, 2021
5 Tips for Buying a Home When You Have Student Loans
Most college students require some kind of financing to complete their degree. Student loan debt is a serious commitment, one which can take up to ...
Posted by Amanda Rickman on January 7, 2021
Be Prepared for Closing Costs
Saving for a down payment in preparation for buying a new home is pretty common knowledge. With the mortgage meltdown, most mortgages that allowed ...
Posted by Laura O'Brien on December 10, 2020
Considering a Distressed Property?
Homebuyers are always looking for that special bargain. The old saying, “buy the worst home on the best street,” insinuates that ...
Posted by Amanda Rickman on October 20, 2020
Downsizing? What to Do with Your Stuff
Whether you call it downsizing or rightsizing, the bottom line is you’re moving into a smaller space and have no idea what to do with all ...
Posted by Laura O'Brien on October 13, 2020
Getting Outbid? Strategies to Make Your Offer Stand Out and Get Accepted
Summer is traditionally a busy time for buyers and sellers. This year has been no exception—and with lower interest rates, many homebuyers ...
Posted by Laura O'Brien on September 8, 2020
What Does “Move-in Ready” Really Mean?
If you’ve been searching for a new home, there’s no doubt you’ve seen the term “move- in ready.”This description ...
Posted by Laura O'Brien on August 31, 2020
What Buyers Can Expect For Real Estate in 2020?
Everyone loves to predict the ups and downs of the real estate market. As we enter 2020, consumers are wondering if it’s a good time to buy....
Posted by Amanda Rickman on August 31, 2020
5 Questions Buyers Have During the Coronavirus Outbreak Answered
Everyone is being affected in some manner by the outbreak of Covid-19 coronavirus. During this time, buyers will have more questions than normal ...
Posted by Amanda Rickman on August 28, 2020
Will Increasing Mortgage Rates Impact Home Prices?
There has been some discussion recently on home prices in relation to mortgage rates. Some believe if there is a rapid rise of mortgage rates, home ...
Posted by Laura O'Brien on August 13, 2020