Tips for First Time Home Sellers

Home Selling Process

The decision to sell your home is a big one. There are so many factors to take into consideration. Is the market in the right place? Can you sell your home for enough money that you will be able to pay off what you owe? Where will you move? What kind of timing needs to … Continued

Real Estate Title Guide for Home Buyers

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Buying your first home is a very exciting milestone in your life, but there are many financial and legal considerations before you take the plunge. One aspect of home-buying that many people don’t know about or fully understand is the concept of real estate titles. This guide aims to demystify real estate titles, explaining what … Continued

Guide to Home Inspections for Home Buyers

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A home inspection is a professional consultation in which an expert determines the present condition of a home. It is based on careful visual observation of all a home’s features. This includes structural components, such as: Roof Foundation Attic Basement Exterior and interior walls Chimney Doors It also generally includes all the functional systems of … Continued

Seller Guide to Home Inspections

Home Inspection

To ensure that your home stands out from the rest and attracts more buyers, you need to consider various important factors as you prepare it for sale. This process can be invasive and intimidating as you may feel that potential buyers will look at every tiny detail of your property. After you have done all … Continued

Improve House Resale Value with Renovations

Selling a home is certainly a big decision that you can’t take lightly. Of course, you’ll want to extract the maximum value from the sale of your home. Most homeowners don’t realize they can greatly increase the value of their home by renovating. If you think about it, there are a lot of emotions involved … Continued

Important Mortgage Loan Steps for Home Buyers

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Buying a home is one of the biggest financial decisions you will ever make. While it can be overwhelming at times, it is also a very rewarding experience. You likely have been looking at homes on the market for a while. You have in mind the upgrades and amenities you want in your new home. … Continued

Avoid Emotional Mistakes When Selling a House

Selling a home is a complex process. It has several moving components including legal aspects as well as emotional areas. You will need to make the best decisions for yourself and your future. Yet, it is important to remember this is a business transaction. Sometimes, you will need to remove the emotion from the transaction … Continued

7 Questions to Ask When Buying a House

Home buyers need information to make the best decision for their needs. An open house is a prime time to ask key questions that can (and should) influence your ability and desire to buy a home. The home seller isn’t present, providing an excellent time to talk to your agent about your ideas, needs, and … Continued

Buying After a Short Sale

In many circumstances, a short sale of a property means that the buyer gets a great deal, but the seller might not. It’s common for the sellers of short sale properties to have a difficult time buying property following the sale. With that said, there are avenues available to buy property after a short sale. … Continued

What is a Seller’s Market

The buying and selling of properties is often directly impacted by real estate trends and seasons. For example, during the summer months (June – August) an abundance of homes are usually added to the market. This can create a vibrant market, presenting homebuyers with many options. The opposite usually takes place during the winter. This … Continued