Choosing the Right Neighborhood

Finding the right neighborhood is just as important as finding the perfect house. Although “location, location, location” usually refers to neighborhood attributes that will hold property value and increase resale, there is no one neighborhood that’s right for every buyer. Choosing the best location for your individual needs can be just as tricky as choosing…

7 Things to Avoid Before Purchasing a Home

  If you have been approved for a mortgage for your next home, you might be assuming you can breathe easy now and concentrate on packing. Not quite yet though. While most of your hard work of building a good credit profile and gathering savings for a down payment and closing costs is behind you, it’s important to…

Open Houses: Are you asking the right questions?

  Are you in the Market for a New Home? If so, then it’s a good idea to find yourself a buyer’s agent.  A buyer’s agent will always look out for your best interests and will provide you with the most up-to-date information about homes that fit your criteria.  However, you’ll still want to be…

It’s Time!

As you look outside, you see more snow falling and you feel the temperature getting colder every day.  You’re concerned with cleaning off your car and getting shoveled out; buying a home may not have even crossed your mind.  Many argue that spring is the best time to find your dream home, but if you…

Are You Ready to Buy?

Buying a home, whether it is your first, second, third, or last is a big decision. Doing a little homework before you buy can make this decision a smooth and easy one. Here are some things to think about before you buy. 1) CHECK YOUR OWN CREDIT. Most homebuyers will need to obtain a mortgage…