Blog

Home Inspection 101: This is What You Need to Know (Plus a Checklist)

January 22, 2020

Before you purchase a home, hire an inspector to make sure the structure is sound and there aren’t any defects. An inspection helps buyers identify serious issues with a house, condo, townhouse or other type of home. Some lenders require home inspections before they’ll approve closing on a mortgage loan. Professional home inspections aren’t always […]


Read More >>

The Ultimate Step-by-Step Guide to Buying a House

January 15, 2020

Buying a house for the first-time or even second time can be extremely exciting, but it can also be one of the most complex purchases of your life. Not knowing what to do when and how to start can make it even more daunting. To simplify things, we’ve broken down the timeline and created a […]


Read More >>

5 New Year’s Resolutions That Can Help You Buy a Home

January 8, 2020

New year, new home? Whip your financial resume into shape to improve your home-buying odds. Thinking of buying a home this year? We compiled five New Year’s resolutions that can help you keep your financial resume in tiptop shape. 1. Avoid job hopping Employment history and income are two of the biggest factors lenders look […]


Read More >>

10 Winter Home Maintenance Tips

December 26, 2019

Winters are increasingly harsh, and a single winter storm can cause over $1 billion in damages. If you want to avoid costly repairs, make sure that your home is ready for the winter. But isn’t always easy to know what you can do now to help prepare and protect your property from the cold weather. Don’t […]


Read More >>

Seven Ways to Simplify the Process of Buying a House

December 4, 2019

Whether it’s your first house or what you hope will be your last, buying a house is often a very stressful process. Until the moment you take possession of your home, there’s always a chance something could go wrong. Here are seven ways to simplify the process of buying a house. 1. Get your paperwork in […]


Read More >>

The Impact Of A Foreclosure On Your Credit Report

November 20, 2019

There are few things more impactful to your financial health than a foreclosure. Aside from a bankruptcy, a property foreclosure is one of the worst things that can negatively affect your credit. Not only does it hurt your credit in the short term, but it has a lasting impact that could take years to recover. […]


Read More >>

6 Reasons Why Winter Is Actually the Most Chill Time to Buy a Home

November 13, 2019

When the weather outside is frightful, trudging door to door to look at houses might seem like a fool’s errand. Everybody knows spring and summer are the home-buying seasons, and winter is the time when you—and sellers—cool it for a bit and take a break, right? While it’s true that things do slow down in the winter, that’s not […]


Read More >>

9 Easy Home Improvements to Help Sell Your Home Fast!

October 30, 2019

You’ve been trying to sell your home and you did everything you thought was expected of you. You connected with a real estate agent, had professional photos taken of your house, and opened your home to numerous strangers as they paraded around your halls on private tours and open houses. But after weeks of your […]


Read More >>

12 Tasks to Tackle This Fall

October 16, 2019

Cooler weather is coming — prep your home for its arrival while it’s still nice outside. The days are getting shorter, and the nights are getting cooler. The kids are trudging off to school again with their backpacks, and leaves are falling from the trees. Yep, it’s official: Fall is here. Now’s the time to […]


Read More >>

The Short Sale Process – 5 Major Points Distressed Sellers Should Know

October 9, 2019

A lot has changed in the world of real estate over the last decade.As difficult as it may be to believe, the mortgage collapse was over ten years ago. One of the defining terms shortly after the collapse was “short sale”. There is a good chance that even if you were in real estate you […]


Read More >>
Top