Five Steps to Making Your New House Feel Like Home

Five Steps to Making Your New House Feel Like Home

Moving is seldom an easy process, especially when we end up relocating long-distance. Your

surroundings will be unfamiliar, but that doesn’t mean you can’t feel at ease. With the right

steps, you can make your new house seem like home sooner than you might expect.

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How to Write a Winning Real Estate Offer Letter

How to Write a Winning Real Estate Offer Letter

You’ve found the house of your dreams and you’re ready to make an offer; but how do you compete with a handful of other prospective buyers who’ve also deemed the home “the one”? This is a dilemma buyers are facing all over the country in today’s fast-paced, low-inventory housing market. And the reality is, you aren’t always going to be able to submit the highest real estate offer for your dream home.

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Stop Wondering What Your Budget Is & Get Pre-Approved!

Stop Wondering What Your Budget Is & Get Pre-Approved!

“It’s highly recommended that you work with your lender to get pre-approved before you begin house hunting. Pre-approval will tell you how much home you can afford and can help you move faster, and with greater confidence, in competitive markets.”

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3 Decluttering Projects That You’ll Actually Enjoy Doing

3 Decluttering Projects That You’ll Actually Enjoy Doing

Is clutter getting in the way of enjoying your home? Clutter is a major source of stress — when your house looks bad, you’re constantly thinking about everything you need to do and avoiding company because you don’t want others to witness your mess.

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How Homeownership Delivers Unsurpassed Family Wealth

How Homeownership Delivers Unsurpassed Family Wealth

Homeownership builds wealth. This, in turn, allows families to have more and better options when it comes to their children and their life in retirement. Are you ready to join in on the wealth?

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The Feeling You Get from Owning Your Home

The Feeling You Get from Owning Your Home

Owning a home brings a sense of accomplishment and confidence that cannot be achieved through renting. If you are debating renewing your lease, let’s get together before you do to answer any questions you may have about what your next steps should be, and what is required in today’s market!

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Boomerang Buyers: Don’t Be Afraid to Buy a Home Again!

Boomerang Buyers: Don’t Be Afraid to Buy a Home Again!

“Of 2.8 million former homeowners whose foreclosures, short sales or bankruptcies dropped off their credit reports from January 2016 to November 2018, 11.5% have obtained a new mortgage, according to a study by credit rating agency Experian for USA Today.” Are you ready to buy?

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Starting the Search for Your Dream Home? Here Are 5 Tips!

Starting the Search for Your Dream Home? Here Are 5 Tips!

In today’s real estate market, low inventory dominates the conversation in many areas of the country. It can often be frustrating to be a first-time homebuyer if you aren’t prepared. We are here to give you the best tips to make your home buying process easier than ever!

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Tips for Finding the Right Vacation Home

Tips for Finding the Right Vacation Home

Many people have grand fantasies about what they’re going to do when they retire. One common fantasy is that the future retiree is going to buy a vacation home and spend their golden years at their go-to relaxation mecca.

Buying a vacation home can certainly be a good investment, but from deciding who will maintain it to taking steps to keep insurance costs down, it’s important to follow certain steps to ensure that’s the case. 

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7 Things to Consider When Buying a Vacation Home

7 Things to Consider When Buying a Vacation Home

A vacation home makes enjoying your leisure time much easier. There's no need to compare hotels, bother with RV hookups, or sink your funds into timeshares. As with any major purchase, however, buying a vacation home requires research. Here are seven things to consider before taking the plunge.

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Want To Increase Your Family’s Wealth? Here’s How!

Want To Increase Your Family’s Wealth? Here’s How!

Everyone should realize that unless you are living somewhere rent-free, you are paying a mortgage – either yours or your landlord’s. Buying your own home provides you with a form of ‘forced savings’ that allows you to use your monthly housing costs to increase your family’s wealth.

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7 Things To Avoid After Applying for a Mortgage!

7 Things To Avoid After Applying for a Mortgage!

Any blip in income, assets, or credit should be reviewed and executed in a way that ensures your home loan can still be approved. The best advice is to fully disclose and discuss your plans with your loan officer before you do anything financial in nature. They are there to guide you through the process.

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Homeownership is a Cornerstone of the American Dream

Homeownership is a Cornerstone of the American Dream

The latest report by the Census Bureau on homeownership shows that over the last two years, the percentage of homeowners has increased in each of the last eight quarters. Owning a home is part of the American Dream. Are you looking to buy a home?

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What’s Going On with Bidding Wars?

What’s Going On with Bidding Wars?

In a strong seller’s market, like the one we have experienced over the past few years, bidding wars are common and expected. This makes sense! A seller’s market is defined as a market in which the inventory of homes for sale cannot satisfy the number of buyers who want to purchase a home.

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Why an Economic Slowdown Will NOT Crush Real Estate this Time

Why an Economic Slowdown Will NOT Crush Real Estate this Time

If there is an economic slowdown in our near future, there is no need for fear to set in. As renowned financial analyst, Morgan Housel, recently tweeted:

“An interesting thing is the widespread assumption that the next recession will be as bad as 2008. Natural to think that way, but, statistically, highly unlikely. Could be over before you realized it began.”

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No Worries… Home Prices Coming in for a SOFT Landing

No Worries… Home Prices Coming in for a SOFT Landing

Home prices have appreciated considerably over the last five years. This has some concerned that we may be in for another dramatic correction. However, recent statistics suggest home values will not crash as they did a decade ago. Instead, this time they will come in for a soft landing.

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