Don’t buy a home until you’ve done these 6 things

VERY, VERY, VERY Important tip, from CNBC! Buying a home may be the biggest purchase of your life, and it's not one you want to rush. Before getting serious about a property, there are certain key things to make sure you've done. Here are six of them, according to real estate experts. 1. Figure out … Continue reading Don’t buy a home until you’ve done these 6 things

For millennials, this is the greatest hurdle to homeownership

For millennials, this is the greatest hurdle to homeownership As far as Tatiana Skomski is concerned, the American dream is alive and well — although just beyond reach. Skomski, 24, lives with her boyfriend, K.J., and their dog, Lola, in Portland, Ore. They picture getting married, buying a house and starting a family. "It's a … Continue reading For millennials, this is the greatest hurdle to homeownership

3 Tips to avoid homebuying regrets

~ Don't dip into your Retirement to buy or sell your house, word of advice ~ Almost 70% of millennials regret buying their homes. Here's why Megan Leonhardt | @Megan_Leonhardt 6 Hours Ago CNBC.com  Mint Images | Getty Images Millennials aren’t exactly jumping for joy after purchasing their homes. About four in 10 millennials are … Continue reading 3 Tips to avoid homebuying regrets

Buyer Mistakes to Watch Out For

~ have you made any of these? It's ok if you have ~ 8 Dumb Reasons People Can't Buy a Home akurtz/Getty Images Buying a home—especially if it’s your first—can be a lot like losing weight in the sense that people end up doing, well, some pretty dumb stuff in the process. But while desperate dieters might waste … Continue reading Buyer Mistakes to Watch Out For

Why Is Morale Declining in Homebuying Market?

~what do you think about these results?~ Why Is Morale Declining in Homebuying Market? The National Association of Realtors has released the findings for their Housing Opportunities and Market Experience (HOME) survey for the first quarter of 2018. According to the survey, consumers have indicated that, while a growing number of households feel more confident … Continue reading Why Is Morale Declining in Homebuying Market?

What You Can Do in 2018 to Make Buying a Home a Reality in 2019

 ~I agree with so many of these! The homebuying process can be overwhelming with the contracts and disclosures making a seemingly endless stack of paperwork. Getting prepared beforehand so that you only need to worry about that paperwork and not the styles or home or neighborhood you would like will help ease the stress tremendously … Continue reading What You Can Do in 2018 to Make Buying a Home a Reality in 2019

Must-Have Features to Look for When Shopping for a Home

Must-Have Features to Look for When Shopping for a Home When you're in the real estate market, you may have an idea of the type of property that you're looking for in a specific area. Although most people want plenty of square footage or a stunning bathroom, there are particular home features that are often … Continue reading Must-Have Features to Look for When Shopping for a Home

Making an Offer: 5 Mistakes to Avoid

Making an Offer: 5 Mistakes to Avoid Daily Real Estate News | Wednesday, May 10, 2017 <!-- --> In competitive housing markets across the country, making an offer that sticks has become increasingly difficult. Ensure your client doesn’t make the process even tougher by succumbing to one of these common mistakes. Delaying “Time kills deals,” says … Continue reading Making an Offer: 5 Mistakes to Avoid

What’s on Home Shoppers’ Wish Lists

~ In reality these things haven't changed much, but it good to know for you sellers out there and also for the buyers so you know what your competition is looking for ~ What’s on Home Shoppers’ Wish Lists Daily Real Estate News | Thursday, April 13, 2017 <!-- --> A new realtor.com® survey reveals … Continue reading What’s on Home Shoppers’ Wish Lists

5 Researching Tips for Homebuyers

Know Your Real Estate: 5 Researching Tips for Homebuyers &lt;a href='http://openx.rismedia.com/www/delivery/ck.php?n=a727cfcb&amp;cb=&lt;?php echo time(); ?&gt;' target='_blank'&gt;&lt;img src='http://openx.rismedia.com/www/delivery/avw.php?zoneid=63&amp;cb=&lt;?php echo time(); ?&gt;&amp;n=a727cfcb' border='0' alt='' /&gt;&lt;/a&gt; Posted on Mar 20 2017 - 11:47am by Housecall   Being a first time homebuyer can be an intimidating prospect; it seems like there's so much to learn! The process doesn't get less … Continue reading 5 Researching Tips for Homebuyers