Your down payment is in the bank and you're pre-approved for a mortgage. You're all ready to start looking at homes. Here are some tips for home buying the smart way:
Don't go it alone. Some tech-savvy buyers like to use the Internet and mobile... (Read More)
Yes, a bankruptcy can stay on your credit report for up to 10 years. But, that doesn't mean you have to wait that long to buy a home. In fact, you could be eligible to apply for a mortgage sooner thank you think.
It all depends on what type... (Read More)
Not much time, right? But that’s how long you have to catch a buyer’s attention when selling a home. So, you’ve got to make those seconds count from the moment a prospective buyer arrives on your property.
It’s not just... (Read More)
Most home sales occur over four months each year — April, May, June and July. Have you ever wondered why? There are actually a number of reasons why spring and summer are such busy home buying and selling seasons.
One of the biggest reasons is... (Read More)
Whether it's your first, second or third home, you can't always afford all the space you want. Here's how to make any home feel more spacious:
Choose colors wisely. Darker paint colors and tones can bring warmth to a room and make it feel cozy... (Read More)
In the market for a new home? Purchasing a home is definitely something we don't do every day. So it's easy to make mistakes, and when it comes to home buying, mistakes can be costly. Here are some of the most common errors made by first-time... (Read More)
Many people believe that after they have had a home foreclosed on, they will never be able to buy a house again. This is untrue.
As you may have guessed, it is much more difficult to get a mortgage after a foreclosure hits your credit report, but... (Read More)
Selling a home can be tricky. You don't want to sell your home for too little and leave money on the table. But if you price your home too high, your property could languish on the market. That's where a good real estate agent comes in. They can... (Read More)
A home inspection checklist is essential when selling a home. While the inspection is an important part of the home buying process, it is equally as important for sellers to also prepare. What can you do as a seller to help the inspection process go... (Read More)