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. In a high-paced, competitive environment, any advantage you can give yourself will help you on your path to buying your dream home.

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How Quickly Can You Save Your Down Payment?

How Quickly Can You Save Your Down Payment?

Saving for a down payment is often the biggest hurdle for a first-time homebuyer. Depending on where you live, median income, median rents, and home prices all vary. Whether you have just begun to save for a down payment or have been saving for years, you may be closer to your dream home than you think!

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3 Questions You Need to Ask Before Buying a Home

3 Questions You Need to Ask Before Buying a Home

If you are debating purchasing a home right now, you are probably getting a lot of advice. Though your friends and family have your best interests at heart, they may not be fully aware of your needs and what is currently happening in the real estate market. Ask yourself the following three questions to help determine if now is a good time for you to buy in today’s market.

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Data Says April is the Best Month to List Your Home for Sale

Data Says April is the Best Month to List Your Home for Sale

If you’re thinking of selling your home this year, the time to list is NOW! According to the National Association of Realtors, 41% of homes sold last month were on the market for less than 30 days. If you list now, you’ll have a really good chance to sell in April or May, setting yourself up for the most exposure.

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Thinking of Selling Your House? This is a Perfect Time!

Thinking of Selling Your House? This is a Perfect Time!

It is common knowledge that a great number of homes sell during the spring buying season. For that reason, many homeowners hold off putting their homes on the market until then. The question is whether or not that is a good strategy this year.

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How to Get a Better Perspective on Affordability

How to Get a Better Perspective on Affordability

Headlines spotlight the fact that buying a home is less affordable today than it was at any other time in more than a decade. But here’s what you really need to understand about affordability in today’s housing market.

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Top Tips for House Hunting Online

Top Tips for House Hunting Online

Hunting for a new home online is a great place to start your search, but it should not be your end all be all. Good listing agents are excellent at highlighting the best features of the home, but keep in mind there may be more than meets the eye. To make the most of your time and efforts and gather a well-rounded picture of home listings online, keep the following three things in mind.

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5 Harmful Homeowner Habits to Break

5 Harmful Homeowner Habits to Break

Negotiation is a subtle art in real estate, but skilled negotiators can usually find some common ground that satisfies all parties. On the other hand, using the wrong negotiation tactics can sink a deal pretty quickly. Here are some negotiation tactics buyers (and real estate professionals) should avoid.

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