Category Archives: Home Buyer Tips

Don’t Let Your “Luck” Run Out

      The 30-year fixed mortgage interest rate is currently still below 4%. Many buyers may be on the fence as to whether to act now and purchase a new home, or wait until next year, believing they still … Continue reading

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What Does It Really Mean To Be ‘Represented’ By A REALTOR®?

What Does It Really Mean To Be ‘Represented’ By A REALTOR®?. Posted by Andrew Fortune on Monday, January 26th, 2015 at 8:05am. When I started the home buying process for the first time, my wife and I found a home … Continue reading

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New Fannie Mae Appraisal Program: Helping or Hurting?

Every home must be sold TWICE! Once to the buyer, and once to the bank appraiser if a mortgage is involved. The second sale may have just become more difficult. A new program announced by Fannie Mae may slow down … Continue reading

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Did It Make Sense to Wait?

There are many people out there who debated purchasing a home over the course of the last year, but ultimately did not. Whatever their reasons were for delaying, let’s look at whether the decision to wait to buy made sense. … Continue reading

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4 Reasons to Buy Before Spring!

The holiday season is behind us, time to focus on what exciting new experiences 2015 can bring! If you are planning on becoming a homeowner, or moving up to the home of your dreams in 2015, here are four great … Continue reading

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2015: The Return of the Millennial Home Buyer

The Return of the Millennial Home Buyer December 16 2014 Earlier this month, Zillow predicted that millennial buyers (under the age of 35) will become the largest group of buyers, overtaking Gen X (35-50 years old) by the end of … Continue reading

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The Pros and Cons of Buying a New Home Versus Buying Pre-owned

  Are you thinking about buying a new home? Congratulations! Buying a house, condo or townhouse is an exciting and rewarding time which tends to be a lot of fun. However, along the way you‘ll need to make a number … Continue reading

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Children Leaving the Nest? 3 Pieces of Sage Advice You Can Share About How to Manage a Mortgage

When your children are about to step out into the world on their own, you want to help them on their way. This especially holds true when it comes to buying a house. As your sons or daughters prepare to … Continue reading

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Lowballing 101: How to Avoid Insulting a Home Seller when Making a Low Offer for Their House or Condo

Buying a home is a huge step for people who are ready to make an investment in their future. Getting a great deal on a home is just as important and knowing how much to offer could be confusing. It … Continue reading

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Home Buying Tips: Three Items to Watch out for in a Purchase Agreement Contract

The purchase agreement is a vitally important document that outlines the provisions, terms and conditions for the transfer of property. It should be read carefully and any ambiguities should be clarified prior to signing. It is a legally binding contract … Continue reading

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