How Do You Know If You Can Afford To Buy a House?

Do you feel that you’re ready to buy your first home? Tired of paying your landlord’s mortgage? Do you want to put down roots and start building equity for yourself? There are many reasons why people decide it could be time to buy a home. The costs associated with buying and owning a home can…

10 Home Inspection Issues Red Flags

Most homebuyers realize that they can’t expect a perfect home inspection report when buying a resale home. Cosmetic flaws and minor repairs are easily managed and shouldn’t be dealbreakers. That said, there are some issues that are more serious and should give the buyer pause if not addressed adequately. 10 Home Inspection Red Flags Leaky…

Don’t Fall Prey to Real Estate Scams

The real estate industry is no exception when it comes to being vulnerable to online scammers, so when you’re handling one of the largest investments of your life, you need to know that your transaction is secure. Homesale Realty, and everyone in the Homesale family of companies, takes great care in protecting your future and…

How to Stay Healthy While Buying a Home

Nothing should get in the way of you achieving your real estate dreams. At Homesale Realty, your health, happiness and overall well-being is of utmost importance to us. We believe that we achieve more together, which is why we are continuing our duties to assist buyers in the search for their dream home while taking…

How To Know If You’re Ready To Buy A House

Buying a house should never be entered into lightly, and often many potential buyers may not realize just how much work it actually takes or understand the process involved. Doing as much research as possible can help determine exactly what is needed to put you in the best possible position to make a purchase. Here…

New Year New Home: Preparing For Buying

Whew! Now that your home is ready for sale, you can transition into preparing to buy a home. Whether it’s been a few months or a few years since you last purchased a home, we can all use a few reminders on how to prepare. Figuring out your family’s wants and needs is important, but…

Repairing Your Credit Score

If you are applying for a mortgage, loan, or credit card, your credit score will play a key part in determining if you will be accepted or not. [Info-graphic provided by Cashnetusa.com] Find out more about a mortgage quote from one of many programs so that your mortgage is custimized to fit your needs. Our knowledgeable…

WOULD YOU RATHER……BUILD OR BUY?

You’ve made decisions in your personal life and career; you’ve worked hard and now consider yourself established. The time has arrived where you are ready to own a home, and make that dream a reality. But now you’re faced with the option of creating your own home from the floor up or purchasing a pre-existing…

Helpful Holiday Tips

The Clock is ticking, time to get your home ready for the holidays. Getting it ready means more than simply decorating, especially if you are hosting a holiday party. Before you deck the halls, take time to get organized. Be the host everyone will be talking about, for all the right reasons! —— AskHomesale.com provides…

Should you buy a home over the holidays?

Considering that the cold, shorter days of winter are upon us and the holiday hustle and bustle is lurking right around the corner – would this really be a good time to buy a home?  Yes, it could be! Home sellers tend to avoid this time of year due to the weather and holidays, but…

Real Estate: Buy or Sell First?

When it comes to home buying, the ideal situation would be to find a new home, just as you receive an offer on your existing home. You would then be able to close concurrently and move into your new home a few days prior to closing on your previous home. This does happen more often…

Down Payment Tips

Many people dream of owning a home but don’t think it’s possible because they lack the resources for a down payment and closing costs. Here are tips for securing that down payment. 1) Borrow from your retirement account: Many people have been investing in a 401(k) plan or traditional IRA for years and first-time homebuyers…