You found the home of your dreams. How do you know how much to offer?
No doubt you've heard all kinds of home buying advice, such as starting negotiations by offering a certain amount below the asking price or making a bid that's a specific... (Read More)
Preparing your home for inspection will not only help present your property in the best condition for sale, it will also help prevent any delays during the closing process. According to the American Society of Home Inspectors, a proper home... (Read More)
They are your faithful companions and your best friends. They're more than just pets, they are family. And when it comes time to put your house on the market, they need special attention. Not only should you consider their well-being during a move... (Read More)
Do you know how much of an impact your credit score has on your monthly mortgage payment? It's more than you might think.
Consider this: A home buyer with a credit score between 760 and 850 that qualifies for a mortgage rate of 4.093 percent... (Read More)
Two numbers play a starring role in your ability to qualify for a mortgage and purchase a home. The first? Your three-digit credit score. The second is the total amount you owe each month in consumer debt - including your car loan, credit cards... (Read More)
You found a home you love and are ready to make an offer. Congrats! But before you get too excited, remember the seller will need to accept your offer before the deal moves forward. Here are a few techniques to help you come out on top:
Remember... (Read More)
Madison Avenue, Washington Street, Roosevelt Road - streets named after our nation's leaders are found in neighborhoods across the country. Past presidents hold a place in history and in our hearts, but do they actually mean anything when it comes... (Read More)
You wouldn't trade your kids for anything. They bring laughter and joy to your life, they amaze you with their creativity and kindness, and they comfort you with hugs and kisses. Yes, children are pretty awesome. But the reality is that they are... (Read More)
If you’ve decided to take the leap into home ownership, congratulations! As you look forward to the busy, exciting time ahead, here are three important first steps you'll want to take:
Check your credit report. Check your credit report... (Read More)