Buying a home

Sept. 30, 2018

Navigating the Fall Real Estate Market

If you've been looking at houses since the Spring, you're likely feeling defeated from the intense real estate market. You've probably been outbid or watched a house sell before you even had the chance to go inside. If you're ready to throw in the towel and ...

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Aug. 27, 2018

How much should you spend on your next home?

It may sound cut and dry, but it's really not a one size fits all situation. If you’re going to start the home buying process, you should start by getting a grasp on your budget. Here are some things to think about that will help guide you:

Current Spending ...

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June 28, 2018

Why You Should Buy Your Home This Summer

 

The sun is shining and the days are getting longer, so what better time to look for your new home? If you can take the heat of a little competition, then now’s the time to get moving…and here’s why!

Inventory

The summer real estate market offers buyers many choices ...

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March 28, 2018

How to Navigate Your Way in a Seller's Market

What is a seller's market? When there are more buyers than homes on the market, it's a good sign that it's a seller's market. It's a great situation for sellers to be in leading to quick sales and over asking price offers.

So what about ...

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Oct. 16, 2017

Your Post Move-In Checklist

Ah, take a deep breath! You've gotten through your move! Now is time to think about a few things that will make life a little easier as time goes on.

1. All those boxes!

Recycle, recycle, recycle. Unless you're planning to move in the next year or 2 ...

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Sept. 13, 2017

Buying/Selling a Home During a Natural Disaster

In light of the recent Hurricanes that drastically effected so many areas in our nation, we thought it would make sense to advise you on what to do if a natural disaster strikes while you are under contract on a property (either your own or one you are purchasing).  ...

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Aug. 8, 2017

Where Should I Move?

There are a number of reasons why people choose to move -- recent empty nesters, divorce, job opportunities, growing family and the list could go on and on. Depending on your reason, you'll have to make the decision whether it’s time to find a bigger home or downsize.

First and ...

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July 17, 2017

How to Downsize Your Home

Are you thinking of downsizing? It's time to get started and organized as soon as possible! Here are some tips to help you get ready for this move.

1. Get an early start

You'll want to take at least a few months to begin this process. Take some ...

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May 11, 2017

Tips for Finding a Family-Friendly Home

If you currently have children or plan to in the near future, you’ve probably already thought about some additional things to consider when purchasing a new home. In the event that you have not, we’ve compiled a list for you!

Schools

How are the schools? This seems like an obvious ...

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April 6, 2017

Are you ready to buy a home?

Have you been contemplating homeownership and are wondering if now is the right time? There are many factors to consider when making such a large decision. We’ve outlined some points below for you to think about before making the commitment.

Examine your debts

  • When applying for a mortgage, lenders will ...
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