Let’s Go: First-Time Homebuyers

With all that goes into buying your first home, you need someone with the care and attention required to help you through the process. It’s okay to ask questions, because our agents have extensive knowledge and experience to ease your fears and help you make an informed decision. Now, let’s go get you your first…

5 Tips For New Homeowners

You just finished signing the last of the papers at closing, and have OFFICIALLY jumped from a renter to a first-time homeowner! The days of signing a lease, asking permission to paint a wall, hammer in a few nails, or ever having to answer to a landlord again are now behind you. Give yourself a pat…

Your Offer Has Been Accepted…Now What?

Once a buyer’s agent calls with the news that a seller has accepted their offer, typically a 30-60 day closing process is set into motion. During those 30-60 days, there are a few things that buyers need to stay on top of.                 1. Sign the Purchase Contract: If…

Mortgage Approval and Student Loans

Are you looking to purchase your first home – either in the next month or year, but feel that your student loan payments are holding you back? Don’t get discouraged and push the dream of owning your first home aside. It is possible for you to be approved for a mortgage while you are still…

The Rent Trap

  If you are currently renting, you could get caught in the continuous cycle of increased rents, without realizing the long-term impact on your future ability to save for a down payment. Purchasing a for-sale home still remains highly affordable for buyers who are able to save for a down payment and capitalize on low mortgage…

Before you Buy…

The home you found might appear to have the right features and price but before you make an offer there are some other factors you should consider. Sometimes when we want something so badly, we might not always ask the questions we should. Since this is one of the largest financial investments most of us…

RENTING VS BUYING

Owning your own home has often been referred to as the “American Dream”. Before the housing crisis began in 2007, it wasn’t even a question as to whether or not you should try to buy a home. The thought was…..If you could afford it, you should do it!! The housing crisis has definitely taken its…