Are you wondering whether renting or buying a home is the right move for you? There are pros and cons in either direction - keep reading for practical tips on which option is the best fit for your situation. PROS of Renting Maintenance is taken care of. The cost (and fuss) of malfunctioning appliances or … Continue reading To Rent or to Buy? That is the question.
If you're planning a home purchase in the next 12-18 months, but you're worried about your credit, then RIGHT NOW is the time to work toward a better score. WHY? The interest rate, and even the loan programs available to you, depend on your credit score. Banks and other lending institutions will offer you more … Continue reading Questionable Credit and You Want to Buy a House? Boost Your Score by 60 Points in 6 Months!
While the COVID-19 Pandemic is throwing us all for a loop, keeping us home, changing our work situations, and altering just about everything about the way we live our lives outside our homes, there are still people who want and even need to move to a new location in the near future, or need to … Continue reading 5 Ways to Keep Your House Hunt Moving Forward
*Disclaimer: I am not a licensed mortgage or finance professional, I am a licensed Realtor. Please seek expert advice regarding your finances from a mortgage pro licensed in your home state. Right now home mortgage rates are low. Historically low! The lowest rates on record in the past 50 years, in fact. For many borrowers, … Continue reading Mortgage Rates Hit Historic Lows…Should You Refinance?
Whether you are on the hunt for your next home, or considering listing your current home for sale, it's smart to be on the lookout for red flags. As a Buyer, you'll want to know what you're getting yourself into; as a Seller, you'll want to know what kinds of condition issues may send potential … Continue reading House Trouble: 16 Warning Signs That Could Be Red Flags
So you're ready to buy your first (or next) home. Congratulations! There is a lot to consider when searching for the right property to invest in. The questions below are an excellent starting point for savvy house hunting, making sure you have all the information you need to make the best purchase possible. Why are … Continue reading 7 Questions Smart House Hunters Ask
Almost every image we see on television, film, and in the media of characters moving into a newly purchased home happens in Spring or Summer. Trees blossom, flowers bloom, bees buzz, and birds sing. Have you ever noticed that? It's as if people simply don't move when the snow is flying. Over 20 years experience … Continue reading 5 Benefits to a Wintertime Home Purchase