Once you enter the realm of real estate, whether buying or selling, you’ll hear a lot of language that may sound foreign. Keep this decoder handy – you’ll most likely need to refer to it often in the beginning. A Addendum – Any time a change is made in the original purchase contract the ... » Learn More about Your Handy Real Estate Glossary
Homebuyer: Can I Back Out if I Change My Mind?
What if you make an offer on a home for sale, the seller accepts it and then you change your mind about the purchase? Are you locked into the contract? Whether you’re suffering from buyer’s remorse, you found another home you like more or any other reason, it’s a common fear. The answer is, ... » Learn More about Homebuyer: Can I Back Out if I Change My Mind?
Homebuying on a Tight Budget? Consider a Townhome
If rapidly rising prices are making you feel squeezed out of the single-family home market, consider downsizing your dream. After all, first homes are rarely forever homes. It’s tempting to put off the purchase of a home until either home prices fall or your income rises. Tempting, yes. Smart? ... » Learn More about Homebuying on a Tight Budget? Consider a Townhome
Moving? How to Make it Stress-Free For Your Pets
Nearly 70% of U.S. households include a pet. That’s 85 million families with a finned or four-legged family member, according to the American Pet Products Association’s National Pet Owner’s Survey. We all know that moving from one home to another can be stressful on children but it can be equally ... » Learn More about Moving? How to Make it Stress-Free For Your Pets
Confused About the Home Appraisal Process?
There are two steps in the home sale process that we frequently see our clients get the jitters over: the home inspection and the home appraisal. Both processes are performed by a disinterested third party, yet homeowners tend to treat the results as a judgment of their homes. Many home buyers ... » Learn More about Confused About the Home Appraisal Process?