Buying a Home, Tips and FAQs

July 8, 2019

Top 10 Homebuyer Mistakes to Avoid

Buying a home is most likely the largest investment you will make and it comes with many big decisions!  Here are the top 10 mistakes buyers make when buying a home and how you can avoid them:

Top 10 Homebuyer Mistakes to Avoid

1.  Shopping for a house ...

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July 8, 2019

When Should You Contact a Realtor?

Buying a home can be the best investment you ever make, but it can be an emotional roller coaster if you don't approach it with a plan in place!  Today's buyers can easily access properties online and often times these buyers wait until a property they like ...

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July 7, 2019

Top 5 Mistakes Home Buyers Make Right Before Closing

After finding the home you want and negotiating the sale, passing the home inspection period and the appraisal hurdle, it would be a shame to do something that could keep you from getting financing on the property while you are waiting to close!  But it happens.

 

How can you ...

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July 7, 2019

Avoid Buyer's Remorse!

No one wants to regret a home purchase!  However, during the process of buying a home, there are many opportunities for you to run into obstacles that could lead you to buyer's remorse.  Here are 7 common stumbling blocks buyers encounter:

 

1. INADEQUATE PLANNING

Before writing ...

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July 7, 2019

How to Finance a Fixer Upper

Every day homeowners save up money for their down payment as well as their closing costs so they can buy a new home.  But what happens if they fall in love with a home that needs repairs that will require more cash?  Some buyers are not able to ...

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July 7, 2019

10 Ways to Prepare for a Successful Relocation Move

Whether you are moving across the country, or just across town, relocating to a new area can be an adventure!  With the right game plan in place you can ensure the process will be less stressful.  Here's 10 ways for you to prepare for your big move ...

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July 7, 2019

How to Find the Most Accurate Information for Homes for Sale on the MLS

 

Buyers today are using national home search websites to start their home search.  While they are a good place to start, it's important to understand how these sites receive and update their information about the houses for sale.   You may be looking at outdated information and ...

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July 7, 2019

10 Questions You Must Ask Yourself At Each House You View

Buying a home can be an emotional roller coaster for most people.  That's because most buyers begin looking at homes without a plan.  Without a plan you can be hit with a ton of emotions and most people become overwhelmed after viewing just a few homes.  ...

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June 7, 2019

CHILD & PET-PROOFING YOUR HOME

You've just finished spring cleaning, and summer is approaching quickly. Summer means longer days and later nights, and usually more traffic in your home. With play dates, game nights, and bonfires, there are likely to be more guests in and out of your home than usual. While fun is ...

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May 21, 2019

The Home Buying Process: How to Move with Kids

How to Move with Kids

How to move with kids

As if moving isn't already hard enough, adding your children into the mix can present a whole new challenge. Kids are resilient, but major changes like big moves can be difficult to work through if children aren't prepared. Depending on their age, your ...

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