Buying in a Seller’s Market: 9 Ways to Win

February 12, 2020

What is a Seller’s Market? A seller’s market is when there are more homebuyers in a particular area looking to purchase a home than actual houses listed for sale. A seller’s market usually results in rising home prices and stiffer competition among homebuyers. Also, home sellers will have the upper hand when it comes time […]


5 Things To Think About When Paying Off Your Mortgage

January 29, 2020

When you’re in the process of paying off your mortgage, there is a lot to consider. When you’re paying off your mortgage, there are plenty of things to keep in mind. When you are at this point in your life, there are changes happening. Your financial situation will change because your mortgage payments will be […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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. […]


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 […]


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 […]