10 Tips for First-Time Home Buyers
Making the leap from renter to first-time home buyer can be a daunting process. With so many steps and decisions to make, it can seem overwhelming at times. But it doesn’t have to be!
With the right guidance and preparation, you can make the leap from renter to first-time home buyer smoothly and successfully. In this article, we’ll offer our top 10 tips for first-time home buyers so you can make the transition without any hiccups.
10 Steps to Home Buying Process
10 Steps to Buying a Home 1. Save Your Down Payment Many people believe you need a 20% down payment to buy a home. There are loans available that allow buyers to put down as little as 3% or 0% with a VA or USDA Loan. 2. Know Your Credit Score Your credit score is […]
Finding a New Home for Your Next Stage of Life
A newly independent adult, a growing family or empty nesters are life transitions that often trigger a home purchase. Here are some housing tips for each stage in life.
5 Steps to Finding Your Next Home
Shopping for your next home can feel daunting. In fact, 56% of buyers said that “finding the right property” was the most difficult step in the buying process.
How to Bridge the Real Estate Appraisal Gap
Today’s Real Estate Market Unlike Any OtherIf you’re searching for drama, don’t limit yourself to Netflix. Instead, tune in to the real estate market, where the competition among buyers has never been fiercer. And with homes selling for record highs,1 the appraisal process—historically a standard part of a home purchase—is receiving more attention than ever.That’s because […]
Is the Real Estate Market Going to Crash in 2022?
Is the Real Estate Market Going to Crash? While many areas of the economy have contracted, the housing market has stayed remarkably strong. But can the good news last? When COVID-related shutdowns began in March, real estate brokers and clients scrambled to respond to the shift. Record-low interest rates caused some lenders to call a […]
Is Now a Good Time to Buy or Sell Real Estate in South Florida?
Spring through summer is one of the busiest times of the year for real estate. Economists at expect a rebound in July, August, and September, as fears about the pandemic subside and buyers return to the market with pent-up demand from a lost spring season.
Top 10 Myths that Trip Up First Time Home Buyers
If you’re thinking about buying a home, you’ve probably received your share of advice from family and friends.Add to that the constant stream of TV shows, news segments, and social media posts that over-simplify the home buying process for easy entertainment.With so much information to sift through, it can be tough to distinguish fact from […]
A New Year: Set Home Ownership Goals Whether You’re Buying, Selling, or Staying Put
A New Year… the time is right to make some new home ownership resolutions. We have some goals and tips for both Home Buyers and Home Sellers to improve your lifestyle, as well as your home.
Can I Buy or Sell a Home Without a Real Estate Agent?
We all like to save money. Forgoing professional representation may not always be in your best interest. Find out whether the benefits outweigh the risks and considerable time and effort of selling or buying a home on your own.