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5 Legal Mistakes

5 Legal Mistakes

Here are five legal mistakes to look out for whether you are selling your home on your own or with the help of a real estate agent. Failing to review the HUD-1 Settlement Statement before closing. When a contract of sale is signed, the buyer usually hires a title...
Mortgage Options

Mortgage Options

Mortgage options abound in today’s market. While you may think that you need 20% down to get a mortgage, there are many mortgages that allow you to side step this requirement. First Time Buyer Mortgage For first time home buyers, 3% down gets you the loan you...
5 Common Mistakes

5 Common Mistakes

There are 5 common mistakes that empty-nesters make. It may be true that old people know best, but then there is also an adage that nobody is perfect. The same can be said about finding yourselves as empty-nesters. Here are five common mistakes we can all learn from...
Moving With Autistic Children

Moving With Autistic Children

These tips on moving with Autistic children is brought to you in collaboration with Jenny Wise at Special Home Educator Moving to a new home is always a stressful endeavor, especially if you have children. With so many moving parts, it can be difficult to keep track...
Four Mistakes To Avoid

Four Mistakes To Avoid

Let’s discuss mistakes to avoid as you go to sell your home. Aside from pricing your home right, one of the most important things you’ll do when selling a piece of property is to try to get the best offer, as this will help you make a profit from the sale. To be...
The Path Home

The Path Home

The path to home ownership doesn’t always end at a house (detached single family home). There are alternatives and they will help you in ways you don’t expect. The condominium People like to equate condos to apartment living. Besides higher construction...
Forbearance revisted

Forbearance revisted

Depending on what kind of mortgage you have, the forbearance currently in place is coming to an end. Be it for FHA loans, Fannie/Freddie Mac, VA, USDA the end is now 7/31/21. One solution (of 9 options) is to secure a Loan Modification. In simplified terms, a “Loan...
Is There A Bubble?

Is There A Bubble?

Is there a bubble and will it burst soon? This is a question, and for many a certainty, that is growing in popularity. Let me save you some suspense right now. There is no bubble. Yes, prices are rising fast but there is not going to be a sudden drop in home values...
The Home After Divorce

The Home After Divorce

Whenever a marriage ends in divorce, what happens to the home is often a huge part of the divorce settlement. It is, after all, one of the biggest family assets. During the divorce process, all assets are identified and valued in order to decide how to divide them....
Forbearance revisted

Why Not Wait

In this crazy market where homes sell in a couple of days with multiple offers some people are asking themselves why not wait? Wishful waiting Those who opt for waiting are usually hoping for some combination of fewer offers on homes (i.e. less competition), more...