How To Get A Great Deal on Your Mortgage In

For most people, buying a home is the largest purchase they will ever make – one that they’ll be paying off for the next 15 to 30 years. It only makes sense, then, to get the best deal possible on your mortgage. Even a slightly lower interest rate can mean a savings of several thousand … Continued

How To Find Out Which Type Of Loan Is Best For You In

Buying your home will most likely be the largest purchase of your entire life. It only makes sense, then, that you want to find the mortgage that is exactly right for you and your unique circumstances. So what is the best type of loan for you? The shortest and best answer is: It depends. No … Continued

Tips For Buying A Vacation Rental In

So you just got back from vacation. And now you find that you fell in love with the location and that quaint little beach house you stayed in. You also want to buy a place just like for future vacations and make a little money from it when you’re not there. What could be better … Continued

Tips For Buying A Vacation Rental In

So you just got back from vacation. And now you find that you fell in love with the location and that quaint little beach house you stayed in. You also want to buy a place just like for future vacations and make a little money from it when you’re not there. What could be better … Continued

Checklist: What To Look For In A House in

When buying a house, you should know what to look for because it can save you a lot of expense, headache, and heartache down the road. There are, of course, the obvious red flags that most people know to heed, but there are plenty of other subtler signs that aren’t so well known. To help … Continued

5 Tips For Single Parent Buying A Home In

Most home buyers today are either single individuals or couples, which can be explained by the fact that Millennials make up the largest share of the home buying market. Still, there are plenty of single parents buying homes today. The major difference is that single parents sometimes find it more difficult to buy a home … Continued

5 Decor Ideas To Avoid When Trying To Sell Your House In

If you’re preparing to sell your house, you know that you’ll have to clean it up and spruce it up. And much of that sprucing up involves working on the décor. But what most sellers forgot is that what appeals to them won’t necessarily appeal to buyers. There is, then, a big difference between decorating … Continued

6 Things In A House That Should Make You Run The Other Way

Maybe you’ve found a house that you absolutely love . . . but is it really all that great? Its easy – far too easy – to overlook severe shortcomings in a house when there are other things about it that you love. And beyond that, first-time buyers often don’t know what to be on … Continued

6 Tips for Military Families Relocating To the Area

Relocating can be an anxiety-filled, overwhelming undertaking for anyone who has to suffer through it. Often, though, it’s especially tough for military families and even has its own name: Permanent Change of Station (PCS). Military families typically have to relocate often, and the relocation is sometimes to the other side of the world. Because our … Continued

5 Things Real Estate Agents Look For When Buying A House For Themselves

Real estate agents have extensive knowledge of both local markets and home-construction (not to mention, finely honed negotiating skills). It’sno surprise, then, that when agents are buying for themselves, they are very often able to get hidden gems at great prices. In addition to knowing what to look for, a large part of that success … Continued

What Uncertain Stock Markets Mean For Homeowners in

It’s difficult to know exactly what uncertain stock markets mean for homeowners because there is no direct cause-and-effect relationship. There are, however, some observable trends and definite correlations. We do know, from the 2008 US housing market crash, how real estate can affect the stock market. But how does the stock market affect real estate? … Continued

How To Identify An Over-Priced House In

More often than not sellers think their house is worth than it actually is, more than fair market value. And that’s understandable because they have an emotional attachment to their home and can’t really look at it objectively. As a buyer, though, you don’t want to make a too high offer on an over-priced house. … Continued