5 Uncontrollable Factors That Affect Home Prices
Since the housing crash in the late 2000’s, the real estate market in the United States has regained its composure, which paved the way for low-interest rates and limited housing inventory. This may look ideal for sellers but a burden to homebuyers (and even renters!) because they have to ...
5 Reasons Why A 30-Year Mortgage May Be The Right Choice For You
If you’re a home buyer deciding between getting a 15-year and a 30-year mortgage, there’s a great chance that you’ve already consulted with friends and family, and may even have done tons of research online. You know that there are pros and cons for each type of mortgage, and ...
5 Ways Millennials Are Changing The Real Estate Scene
Millennials. They’re the generation of people born between the 1980s to early 2000s, or also called the Generation Y. Many stereotypes have influenced how they have been viewed by the public, including the typical assumptions that they jump from one job to another, that they couldn’t ...
Top Things To Consider When Evaluating Home Purchase Offers
A purchase offer is a written, detailed document that includes what the buyer wants to offer for a home for sale, together with the conditions under which they are willing to buy the home. Receiving multiple purchase offers from potential buyers can be very exciting! It’s a great indication ...
Home Sellers: Don’t Be Guilty Of These 5 Home Inspection Mistakes
Preparing for a home inspection definitely pays off in the long run, and you don’t even have to shell out tons of cash for it. You just have to make sure that the process goes smoothly for the inspector so that you can have a well-standing report for your potential buyer.Take note that ...
7 Misconceptions That Hinder People From Getting An FHA Loan
Planning on getting an FHA loan for a house but aren’t quite sure which of the things you keep hearing are true? In this blog, we’ll debunk the top seven myths about FHA mortgages so that we can help you gain a better understanding of this financing option. ...
7 Clever Questions to Ask the Neighbors Before Buying A Home
Your trusted real estate agent can basically tell you anything you need to know about the home you’re planning to buy, especially if it’s information that may affect the home’s marketability.However, the old adage that says “learn from the experience of others” can ...
How To Factor Your Commute Time In Your Home Buying Decision
When looking for that perfect home, many factors should be put into consideration. There’s price, accessibility, proximity to a great school district, lower taxes, and others. However, if you’re working in an office, convenience and accessibility are two of the most critical factors you ...
Top 5 Home Buying Tips For Single Parents
If you’re a single parent, you may feel burdened with all the responsibilities on your plate, and you might think that with one income, it’s impossible for you and your family to have a house of your own. Well - it may be tough, but it’s definitely not impossible. There are ...
Millennials, Don’t Make These 7 Mistakes When Buying Your First Home
Buying your first home while in your 20s? Congratulations! This is a very scary and exciting time for you, but you're almost there. The keys to your new home will be in your hands very soon. But for now, take a moment to step back and find out if you're doing any of these common mistakes without ...
7 Reasons Why FSBOs (For-Sale-by-Owner) Don’t Actually Work
For-Sale-by-Owner, more commonly known as FSBO (pronounced “fizbo”), is used to describe a homeowner who is selling their property without the help or representation of a real estate agent. This kind of transaction is commonly seen in the seller’s market. The most common reason ...
9 Biggest Mortgage Mistakes Buyers Make
The home buying process is an intricate maze full of both success stories and pitfalls. What’s especially difficult is figuring out its financing part. When dealing with a mortgage, you couldn’t be too complacent and not invest your time and negotiate properly for the best one that ...
Sell Your House Fast: 10 Cheap Home Improvement Tips
You might be dreading the idea of improving your home because it might cause you a fortune. Don’t fret! This list will enlighten you that simple and easy measures which you can do yourself will make a big (and positive!) difference in your home. You can ask your agent how to stage your home ...
How Much Does It Cost To Sell A Home?
You may get the idea that selling your house would mean reaping lots of cash, but it is good to be reminded of the costs that you still have to settle as a seller before you start making plans on what to do with your estimated profit. Several factors can affect the cost of selling your home. It ...
7 Savvy Tips For Selling your Luxury Home
Selling your luxury home means selling one of your most important investments. The task may be more difficult and daunting than selling a mid-priced home, especially since luxury home buyers have a specific taste for high-end homes that will greatly suit their lifestyle. That’s why it is ...