What Do I Need to Know About Homeowners Associations?

Neighborhoods and condos contain numerous housing units that are owned by different residents. Homeowners may wish to share collective responsibilities that pertain the well being of each home. It’s for such reasons that homeowners’ association are formed. If you live in a suburban community, you are most likely expected to be a member of the … Continued

What Does it Cost to Close on a House

Whether you are buying or selling a home, the process can be frustrating as well as rewarding. The process will go more smoothly if you know what to expect, especially when it comes to closing costs. The one lesson you must learn is that no transaction is free, no matter if you’re on the buying … Continued

How to Buy a Foreclosure Property

Buying a foreclosure property may seem like a tempting idea. We are saturated with television shows, advertisements, and social media suggestions that it’s easy to save a ton of money by purchasing a house that’s in foreclosure versus a traditional home purchase. While it is true that you can save substantially by purchasing a foreclosure, … Continued

How to Pay Cash for a House

house with dollar bills

Buying a house is a dream come true for many people, but paying cash for your home is even dreamier! Imagine a future for you and your household that doesn’t include a monthly mortgage payment. Savor the idea. Experience the peace of mind that comes from knowing you saved dozens of thousands of dollars in … Continued

How to Buy a House While Selling Another

You’ve got to flex some serious real estate super powers when you’re attempting to sell one piece of property and buy another simultaneously. The good news is, that temporary burst of multi-tasking energy is possible; people conduct tandem real estate transactions all the time. But if you’re going to conquer the goal of successfully selling … Continued

What Happens When You Buy New Construction

Shiny and new doesn’t mean perfect and problem free, especially when it comes to real estate. You may have decided not to purchase anyone else’s history, and that’s great! There’s something more than a little intriguing about being the first people ever to live in a brand new house, especially the way new construction is … Continued

Guide to Buying a Home with a Real Estate Agent

Real Estate Agent talking to a couple buying a home

There are myriad reasons you should work with a real estate agent when house-hunting. There are a lot of tricky waters to navigate in real estate, and agents know tricks of the trade that can save you big bucks in the long run. There are many things an agent does for you that you may … Continued

What Comes with the House You Buy

You cannot trust that what you see is what you’ll get in the house you buy. The features that may have helped you fall in love with the home may not be there when you’re ready to move in. There are some misunderstandings about fixtures, fittings, personal belongings, and what should or should not stay … Continued

How to Buy a House in Frisco [Your Complete Guide]

Whether this is your first time purchasing a house in Frisco, or you’re relocating, upsizing or downsizing, some options and factors may surprise you. Although a real estate agent is your in-person guide, you may not be ready to work with an agent just yet. When you start thinking about making a real estate purchase, … Continued

Closing Costs During the House Buying Process

When buying your first home, there are costs you may not think about when you begin the process. A good faith deposit may be required, and that is expected to come out of pocket. You’ll also need the down payment for the house. This is around 20 percent of the home’s cost. Closing costs come … Continued