Tag Archives: buying a home

Are You Buying a Home in this Market? Check Out these Tips!

There are many homes for sale but don’t get overly anxious and spend more than you want! Make sure to get pre-approved for a mortgage loan and take your time deciding which deal is best for you. Continue reading

Posted in Buyers | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Want to buy your first home but Mom and Dad can’t help? Here’s how to do it on your own!

Are you looking to purchase your first home and Mom and Dad can’t help with closing costs and the down payment? There are options for you! Continue reading

Posted in Buyers | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

5 Summer Real Estate Tips

Great tips for dealing with the summer heat while trying to buy or sell a home! Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

How to Make an Offer that Will Be Accepted

You have finally found the house of your dreams. It is priced right and is receiving a lot of attention from other buyers. You don’t want to miss this opportunity so you are ready to put in an offer with … Continue reading

Posted in Buyers | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Do you know the difference between being pre-qualifed and pre-approved?

Pre-qualification is not a mortgage approval but simply an estimate of what you can afford. Pre-approval is a bona-fide loan decision based on the applicant’s credit report, verification of income, asset and debt information provided by the customer and information provided during the application. Continue reading

Posted in Buyers | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

What do homeowners have to say about owning a home?

The vast majority of home owners say that owning a home is a smart decision over the long term. Even in today’s challenging economy, 95% of owners believe that over a period of several years, it makes more sense to own a home.

Home owners are much more likely to be satisfied with the quality of their family and community life than renters. Continue reading

Posted in Buyers | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

HOT TREND: Manufactured Homes. To follow or not to follow?

A current hot trend in housing alternatives is manufactured homes. What do you know about them? Should you follow this trend? Continue reading

Posted in Buyers | Tagged , | Leave a comment

4 Financial Reasons to BUY NOW!

It is a great time to buy a home given the state of the economy. Four great reasons to buy now are: interest rates are increasing, the 30-year mortgage may disappear, QRM requirements could be much more stingent, and rents are expected to increase. Continue reading

Posted in Buyers | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

What Should You Know Before Buying a Home?

I found an article on CNNMoney.com giving great tips to know before buying a home so I wanted to share them with you. Enjoy! 1. Don’t Buy If You Can’t Stay Put If you can’t commit to remaining in one … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment