Since you’ll want to have approximately 20% of the purchase price of your home for a down payment, it can seem nearly impossible to come up with the funds. Fortunately, there are a few ways that you can save a little over time and not have to borrow from the Bank of Mom and… Continue reading Forget About the Bank of Mom and Dad — Here’s How You Can Save Your Own Down Payment
It’s not common for many a homeowner to struggle with making their monthly mortgage payment. However, simply because it can seem hard to come up with the funds monthly doesn’t mean it’s not possible to find the money for extra mortgage payments each year. If you’re wondering how you can pay down your mortgage debt… Continue reading Finding Your Latte Factor: 3 Ways to Find the Money to Make Extra Mortgage Payments
Outside of the significant financial responsibility of delving into home ownership, there can also be a lot of other risks involved that you may not have thought about as a new homeowner. While the requirement of homeowner’s insurance is well known and guarding your house against theft can be commonplace, if you happen to be… Continue reading Buying a Home in a Fire Risk Area: Here’s What You Need to Know
One of the interesting things I see as a closing agent is the stress the buyers can be under with all of the things they shouldn’t do between the times they write a contract to the time they get to the closing table. This should be a joyous occasion. Owning your piece of America. But… Continue reading GOOD ADVICE FOR BUYER’S:
As someone going through a kitchen renovation myself currently, I had this same conversation, and decided to stay with a closed layout. Here is a great article for you. Open Floorplans Getting Closed Off? Demand Grows for Separate Kitchens.
Because we always LOVE for our clients to be informed, as well as provide great advice to help stay ahead of the curve when it comes to selling or buying a home, check out the link below from ABC News with some great advice! Top 6 Things Real Estate Agents Wish You Knew – ABC… Continue reading Top 6 Things Real Estate Agents Wish You Knew – ABC News#
If you’re thinking of selling your home, and you expect that the total amount you owe on your mortgage will be greater than the selling price of your home, you may be facing a short sale. A short sale is one where the net proceeds from the sale won’t cover your total mortgage obligation and… Continue reading Navigating Short Sales: What to Do When the Sale Price Leaves You Short