Buying a Home

Feb. 3, 2020

Frequently Asked Mortgage Questions

What are the common fees in the mortgage process?

  • Application Fee –  An application fee may frequently include charges for property appraisal and a credit report.
  • Appraisal Fee – A fee charged by an appraiser to render an opinion of market value as of a specific date. Required by most ...
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Jan. 31, 2020

A Growing Trend: Home ownership Among Singles

When a lot of people think of buying a home, they picture it as a part of settling down and building a family. There’s a pretty good reason for this; couples and families do make up a significant portion of the home-buying population. But there is a growing trend among ...

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Sept. 5, 2019

What to expect after a home inspection

Inspections are an important part of the home-selling process. The home inspector will locate any potential problems with the property, making sure that all involved know what’s wrong and what needs to be fixed. It is after this that open ended questions begin to arise. Questions such as:

  • What happens ...
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April 24, 2019

A few things you should know before installing a pool

With the sunny days of summer just around the corner, it’s hard to not let your thoughts turn to the cool, refreshing blue waters of a backyard pool. Maybe you’ve been considering putting a pool in for years or maybe it was just how hot it was last summer that ...

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Feb. 4, 2019

Exploring new flooring options

When buying a new home there are always a few things that you would rather upgrade than keep. Flooring is typically one of those things you can live with but an upgrade would pull that room together. Whether it is your kitchen hardwood or your bedroom carpet it is typically ...

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Jan. 11, 2019

The benefits of hiring a real estate agent when you are searching for your next home!

Whether you are just thinking about buying a home or you are already on the search, the one person you need is a great realtor. You may feel that as a potential buyer you can go at this house search alone, but there are many things that you may not ...

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Dec. 11, 2018

Making your Relocation Easier

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There are many reasons that you could need to relocate throughout your life. Whether it be because of a job or because of family, relocating leaves you with a big move ahead of you and there is a lot to think about before even starting this process. Moving away from ...

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Nov. 27, 2018

A Few Things to Consider Before Buying a Vacation Home

Imagine waking up to the sounds of the waves crashing on the shore outside your very own home. You don't have to worry about calling ahead for reservations, asking anyone for a key, or having an exact time to check out by when you decide that it is time ...

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Oct. 16, 2018

How to Stick with your New Home Furnishing Budget

Once you are in the process of buying a home and your closing is coming up quick you may begin to realize that the furniture you currently have might not be anywhere near enough furniture for this new space. It's very common that home buyers will go out right ...

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Sept. 13, 2018

A Few Tips to Help You Find a Home Inspector

The time will eventually come when your realtor will call you asking who you plan to use for your home inspection. If you don't know the answer, that's okay, we have tips that can help make this process easier for you! If you don't already have a ...

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