Losing someone you love is never easy. If being in familiar surroundings is too much to bear, a move can bring you healing. Allow yourself plenty of time for the process as a whole, and think through what will be healthiest for you as you look to the future.Read More
When buying a home, taxes are one of the expenses that can make a significant difference in your monthly payment. Do you know how much you might pay for property taxes in your state or local area?Read More
As a potential buyer, the best thing you can do is work with a trusted advisor who can help you keep a close eye on how the market is changing. Relying on current expert advice is more important than ever when it comes to making a confident and informed decision for you and your family.Read More
With school-aged children in your home, buying or selling a house can take on a whole different approach when it comes to finding the right size, location, school district, and more. National Association of Realtors®(NAR) studied “the different purchasing habits as well as seller preferences during the home buying and selling process.” This is what they foundRead More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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?Read More
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!Read More
Financial stability increases the quality of life whereas financial vulnerability decreases it. You have food to satisfy your hunger, a secure place to live, and clothes to keep decency. They are not enough to assess your financial stability but there is something more. That something includes strong savings, being prepared to handle different financial misfortunes, and overall living a stress-free life.Read More
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!Read More
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.
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.Read More
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.”
According to Freddie Mac’s Primary Mortgage Market Survey, interest rates for a 30-year fixed rate mortgage are currently at their lowest for 2019. Rates like these haven’t been seen since February 2018!Read More