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 […]

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Is Now a Good Time to Buy or Sell Real Estate?

Traditionally, spring is one of the busiest times of the year for real estate. However, the coronavirus outbreak—and subsequent stay-at-home orders—led many buyers and sellers to put their moving plans on hold. In April, new listings fell nearly 45%, and sales volume fell 15% compared to last year. Fortunately, as restrictions have eased, we’ve seen […]

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A few ways to boost your finances

The economy has shed some signs of improving, but indications are we still have a lot of rough road ahead of us. Pandemic or not, it is always a good time to cut back on your regular monthly bills, if you can. For many, once you’ve cut out some of the more obvious expenses, it […]

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What are Closing Costs

Did you know, in addition to your down payment, there will be Closing Costs? Closing costs make up anywhere from 2-5% of your home’s purchase price. Its critical that Buyers budget for closing costs to avoid shock days leading up to your house closing! Below will be some closing costs fees that will be associated […]

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WHY IS YOUR DOWN PAYMENT IMPORTANT

While searching for your new home, one of the very first questions that most lenders, realtors, and/or sellers will ask you will be the percentage of down payment you will be making for the new home. So why is it even significant? Simply put, the down payment is the amount of cash the buyer will […]

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