The prospect of buying a new house, be it your first or second, is exciting and it is easy to get lost in the moment. But take a step back, look at the situation critically and ask yourself: How much house can I afford? Determining your budget before you go house shopping will help you […]
You hear the term “mortgage loan officer” a lot, but what does that mean and what do they do? Could this be a viable career for you? Let us go over the basics of what a mortgage loan officer is, their job responsibilities, and what it takes to become one.
Selling your home? Before you prepare your home for sale, there are several easy home improvements that can help add value to your home and attract buyers. Clean Up Your Landscape No one likes an ill-kept yard. Not only does it look bad, but it can turn away potential buyers. A well-landscaped home will make […]
Before you begin the process of purchasing a home, you must first prove that you are responsible and capable of paying off the loan you take out. As such, lenders are obligated to collect specific documents to review before they begin approving your application for a home loan.
As a real estate agent, you need leads in order to find prospective clients and do business. Thankfully, there are plenty of ways to come by leads honestly and raise awareness for your services. Remember: When generating real estate leads, it’s important not to spread yourself too thin. Having too many feelers out at once […]
The “haunted” house down the street that gives passers-by the creeps and causes them to walk a little bit faster. The home where someone was rumored to have died, or the one belonging to a notorious criminal. It may sound like the beginnings of a horror movie, but rest assured that it’s not. What all […]
You have spent time meticulously decorating and furnishing the interior your home to match your taste and lifestyle. But are you making sure your curb appeal is up to par? The exterior features of your home are just as important as the interior ones, as curb appeal provides a wealth of benefits for you and […]
Buying or selling a home is no small task. It requires a lot of know-how, professionalism, and ability to work with others to help you get the home you want. A realtor can help you through the process—you just need to choose the right one. Here’s what you should look for when selecting a realtor:
Buying your first home? Congratulations! Your first home is an exciting new adventure and you want to make sure you do it right. Finding a home takes time, research and lot of patience but with the right tools and asking the right questions, you can be one step closer to finding the home for you:
Your home is your castle. You’ve put in a lot of love and attention into it to make sure that when it comes time to sell your home, you are getting a good return on investment. As such, you should be aware of factors that can affect your home’s value—both those you can and cannot […]