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Should you buy

Should you buy

“Should you buy?” is a question on the mind of many first-time buyers these days. The Short answer is YES. Rent When you are renting, you can move whenever your lease is up. To do any modification to the home, you have to get permission from the...
Selling A Home

Selling A Home

When it comes to selling a home, some people choose to skip the “hire a real estate agent” part of the process and sell the home on their own. It is entirely possible as these people will attest. To help you out, I have 5 tips that make the FSBO (for sale by owner)...
Fall Home Buying

Fall Home Buying

Fall home buying is a second chance at finding the home you want. The Sellers Some sellers wait to see how homes appreciate over the summer before listing, while others need to list due to personal reasons such as work re-location. Typically sellers who have their...
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 Settlement Statement before closing. When a contract of sale is signed, the seller usually hires a title company...
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...