What Documents Are Needed When Applying for a Mortgage?

Prepare for Mortgage Application

Are you ready to buy a home? I’ll bet you’re pretty excited…right? But wait…not so fast.  You’ll need to try your best not to put the cart before the horse. While buying a new home is exciting, it’s also a long journey that’s going to require your active participation if you… Read more »

Should I Buy A Home Directly From The Listing Agent?

Should I use the listing agent to buy a home

One of the first questions buyers generally have is “Should I buy a home directly from the listing agent?” That’s a very good question and one that, if you don’t know the answer, could result in a big—huge mistake! OK, so what are you saying? Well, we’re saying that, first… Read more »

Should I Buy A Home This Year or Wait?

buying a home six factors to consider

Deciding whether to buy a home this year or wait is a tough decision, because you never know what the future holds. However, if you think about it, how many times have you listened to “experts” who make a prediction about the housing market and it never comes to pass?… Read more »

Must Known Facts When Buying a Home with Homeowners’ Association

Things to know when buying a home with Homeowners Association

You are so excited, you finally found the absolute perfect house—we get it. But…there’s a catch—this house is in a homeowners’ association governed neighborhood. OK…that’s not such a big deal… Or is it? Yes! It’s a big deal. A very big deal, especially if you don’t take the time to… Read more »

Top Home Buying Mistakes to Avoid

Avoid Mistakes When Buying a Home

Watch Out! Top 10 Home Buying Mistakes to Avoid Are you ready…get set…let’s go buy a house! But wait, not so fast…there’s more to buying a house than just the pure excitement of it all. There is a right way and a wrong way to go about buying a home… Read more »

Do I Really Need A Home Inspection?

The importance of home inspections

Home buying is exciting and you can’t wait to move into your new home—we get it. But wait… There’s more that needs to be done before you get to the finish line—namely seven inspections that will tell you everything you need to know before calling that home your own…or not. Of… Read more »

How Mortgage Rates Affect Home Buying Now and Going Forward

Mortgage Rates Affect Home Buying

If you have been thinking about buying a home, you no doubt have lots of questions, especially about interest rates and how they will affect the process positively and/or negatively. However, if you are like most people, you don’t buy a house very often; therefore, it’s hard to keep up… Read more »

Pros and Cons of Buying a New Home vs a Resale

Advantages and Disadvantages for buying new built and resale home

Buying a New Home vs a Resale Home House hunting is exciting. Yet, it can also be exhausting. You’ve viewed home after home. It seems never-ending. So, you start considering it – you wonder if maybe building new is right for you. And it could be!  Let’s weigh the pros… Read more »

10 Killer Tips for Buyers in a Seller’s Market

Seller's Market - Buying A Home

You have waited, you’ve saved, and have spent years dreaming about buying a new home. But wait… Now that you’re actually ready and able to buy that home you have learned that it’s a seller’s market. So now what? Well, what not to do is to think that buying in a… Read more »