10 Things to Avoid When Buying a Home

Is there any feeling quite like the one you have when you purchase a home? It’s a pivotal moment filled with excitement and anticipation, however, there’s also a lot of responsibility that comes with this type of purchase. To help ensure your transaction will play out smoothly and successfully, we’ve listed out a few things…

First-timers should look for the best ways to save when buying a home

There are plenty of ways for first-time shoppers to lock in a great deal on the starter home of their dreams. However, they may not know about them due to the fact that they’re relatively inexperienced when it comes to shopping for a property, in addition to the conditions that currently exist in the housing…

2017: Time to buy Experts urge action from would-be buyers

Over the past few years, real estate professionals likely noticed a strange trend among would-be homebuyers. When mortgage rates went up even slightly from near-historic lows, shoppers tended to retreat from the market despite the fact that affordability was still well below pre-recession and all-time norms. But now that rates and prices alike are creeping…

February 2017 Market & Tech

Curious about how much of a down payment you can make on the purchase of a home? Contact your local Homesale Realty agent to help you with the process!

Perception vs. Reality: Should buyers worry about rising mortgage rates?

Over the course of the year, mortgage rates hovered mostly in the mid- to low-3 percent range, giving consumers historically strong affordability for several months, even as home prices rose. But in recent weeks, real estate professionals – as well as buyers and sellers – have likely noticed mortgage rates spiking to 4 percent and…

Defining Your Ideal Home

The property you buy will be much more than a house; it will be your home. So before you go out and view houses, understand what you are looking for. Try answering the following questions to help you clarify the things that are most important to you in your ideal home and neighborhood. Defining Your Ideal…

5 REMINDERS FOR HOMEOWNERS

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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…