Category: Real Estate Advice

Reasons to Buy a Home in the Fall

Fall is the perfect time to purchase a home because of the hidden bundle of perks many first-time home don’t even know are included. Here are a few reasons why you should consider purchasing your home during the fall. The Season of Negotiation There is traditionally less competition to combat during the fall as housing… Read more »

Finding the Right Neighborhood: A Home Buyer’s Guide

Often times for invested home buyers who do their research, the belief is that you don’t choose the neighborhood, the neighborhood chooses you. When it does, you feel a passing wave of relief, and the fit naturally feels right. Wouldn’t you like to feel something similar as you embark on your home hunt? Here are… Read more »

Keys to a Successful Buyer’s Broker-Client Relationship

Finding the perfect home is a satisfying feeling once it happens. And while the home buying process is perceived to be governed by a bottom line, a true real estate broker knows that servicing you in the best way possible is the ultimate gratifying experience. Here are a few simple etiquette rules that will help… Read more »

Safe and Insured: Factors that Affect Your Homeowner’s Insurance Rates

Homeowner's Insurance

When you go to apply for homeowner’s insurance, the insurance company takes many different factors into account before providing you with a quote and, ultimately, the rate that they will charge you every year to maintain your coverage. In general, insurance companies a wide range of factors to determine how much risk is associated with… Read more »

Fall Sales: Why Autumn Is a Good Season for Buyers

Homebuyer in Autumn

There are a lot of people who think that the spring is the best time of the year to buy a new home. Many sellers choose spring as the time to put their homes on the market, so there are plenty of options out there. Plus, as the temperatures start to rise across the country… Read more »

Art of the Deal: Negotiation Tips for Homebuyers

Home Buyer Tips

Negotiating the price of a new home can be a stressful experience for buyers, particularly during a hot housing market. Fortunately, you do not have to go through this process alone. With the help of an experienced Realtor and a bit of preparation, you can have a successful negotiation when you put an offer on… Read more »

Four Factors for Buyers to Consider

Home Buyer Considerations

Buying a home? The process can seem overwhelming, but if you’re well informed, you can make the process simpler. There are many factors that all buyers should consider before putting an offer in on a home. Let’s take a look at four of the most important considerations to keep in mind as you shop for… Read more »

Staying Cool in a Hot Seller’s Market: Tips for Homebuyers

Hot Property Market

The first thing you’ll learn if you start to research buying a home this summer is that it’s a seller’s market. NerdWallet says that during the summer months, inventory tends to be low and competition can fierce. That’s especially true this year, with home sales hotter than they’ve been in years. However, it doesn’t mean that… Read more »

From the Outside, In: How Focusing on the Outdoors Can Sell Your Home

Landscaping and Selling Your Home

We’ve all heard the experts say that curb appeal is important when it comes to selling your home. After all, a buyer’s first impression is often the one that leads them to their ultimate decision on whether to put in an offer or walk away. That’s why it’s so important to have a beautiful exterior… Read more »

Inspect, Then Buy: Why Buyers Should Consider a Home Inspection

Home Inspection

Purchasing a new home has the potential to be both the most exciting and stressful time in a person’s life. Since a home is often the largest purchase that most people make in a lifetime, there are real risks involved if the house turns out to have problems that the buyer was not aware of… Read more »