Buy Your Dream Home This Year

3 Benefits to Buying Your Dream Home This Year This may be the year to buy your dream home! Outside of a strong economy, low unemployment, and higher wages, there are three more great reasons why you may want to consider buying your dream home this year instead of waiting. 1. Buying a Home is … Continue reading Buy Your Dream Home This Year

The True Cost of Not Owning Your Home

There are great advantages to owning a home, yet many people continue to rent. The financial benefits are just some of the reasons why homeownership has been a part of the long-standing American dream. Right now, interest rates are near historic lows, it is a great time to take advantage of low rates to maximize … Continue reading The True Cost of Not Owning Your Home

2 Myths Holding Back Home Buyers

2 Myths Holding Back Home Buyers In a recent article, First American shared how millennials are not really any different from previous generations when it comes to the goal of homeownership; it is still a huge part of their American Dream. The piece, however, also reveals,  “Saving for a down payment is one of the … Continue reading 2 Myths Holding Back Home Buyers

Expert Advice: 3 Benefits to Owning a Home

Expert Advice: 3 Benefits to Owning a Home Success is something often worth repeating, and Brent Sutherland, a Certified Financial Planner and Real Estate Investor, has certainly made his way in a momentum-driving direction. Here are 3 tips he shares from a recent piece in Business Insider on the benefits of owning real estate: 1. … Continue reading Expert Advice: 3 Benefits to Owning a Home

3 Powerful Reason To Buy Now

3 Powerful Reasons to Buy a Home Now Whether you are a first-time buyer or looking to move up to the home of your dreams, now is a great time to buy a home. Here are 3 major reasons to buy today. 1. Affordability Many people focus solely on price when talking about home affordability. … Continue reading 3 Powerful Reason To Buy Now

Having A Professional On Your Side Makes A Difference!

Having a Professional on Your Side Makes All the Difference!   In today’s fast-paced world where answers are a Google search away, there are some who may wonder what the benefits of hiring a real estate professional to help them in their home search are. The truth is, the addition of more information causes more confusion. … Continue reading Having A Professional On Your Side Makes A Difference!

Existing Home Sales Slow to Start Spring

Some Highlights: Existing Home Sales slowed to an annual pace of 5.21 million home sales in March. Low inventory levels are still impacting home sales! The current month’s supply of homes for sale is 3.9-months. Median home prices were up 3.8% over last March at $259,400. This marked the 85thconsecutive month with year-over-year price gains. … Continue reading Existing Home Sales Slow to Start Spring

What is PMI?

What You Need to Know About Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI) What is PMI anyway? Whether this is your first time or your fifth, it is always important to know all the facts when it comes to buying a home. With the large number of mortgage programs available that allow buyers to purchase homes with down … Continue reading What is PMI?

Why So Much Paperwork To Get A Mortgage?

Why Is So Much Paperwork Required to Get a Mortgage? When buying a home today, why is there so much paperwork mandated by the lenders for a mortgage loan application? It seems like they need to know everything about you. Furthermore, it requires three separate sources to validate each and every entry on the application form. Many buyers … Continue reading Why So Much Paperwork To Get A Mortgage?

Mid-Year National Market Update

Are You Thinking About Building Your Dream Home? I Have Lots Available For Every Budget National Real Estate Market Update A lot is happening in the world, and it’s having a direct impact on our housing market. The reality is this: some of it is positive and some of it may be negative. Some we just don’t know … Continue reading Mid-Year National Market Update