How Important is a Home Inspection?

The Importance of Home Inspections Being aware of any issues before purchasing a home is important, as it can help you budget what needs to be fixed or make the decision to rescind an offer. With a competitive housing market, buyers are forgoing home inspections now more than ever. While this can provide an edge…

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10 Tasks To Help Prepare Your Home for Sale

   Here are 10 ways to prep your home for the market.   Preparing your home to sell on the market can seem very daunting, but know that we’re here to help. That’s why I’m sharing the 10 things that you’ll need to do in order to get your home ready for sale:  …

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Four Repairs You Need Before Selling Your Home

Four Repairs You Need Before Selling Your Home Selling your home is a complex process that may take weeks or months to complete. This is partially because your house may need to be updated or renovated before it can go on the market. What are some of the most crucial fixes that you should make…

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What First-Time Homebuyers Should Know

 If you’re a first-time homebuyer, today’s video is for you.   Are you thinking about buying your first home? Today I’m joined by Karen Dunn of Big Valley Mortgage to answer some key questions you’re probably asking yourself. With the market as crazy as it is, knowing the answers to these questions will save…

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Outside The Box Lending

Most mortgage lenders offer the same suite of loan programs. In fact, most loans approved today are either conventional loans underwritten to standards set by Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac or are government-backed programs to the tune of VA, FHA and USDA programs. Individual lenders can also apply their own internal requirements on top of…

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How Do You Buy & Sell in This Market?

 Here’s a quick example of how you can buy and sell in this market.   If you need to buy and sell in this crazy spring market, you still can, and today I’ll tell you how.    When it comes to selling your home, a lot depends on what you want to do. If…

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Q: What Should I Consider Before Buying a Home?

Here’s why you need to be ready, willing, and able before you buy. We’re back and very excited to be starting our brand new series, “Path to Homeownership.” Today we’re focusing on making the decision to buy a home. Buying your first home is not an easy decision, but it can be very rewarding. We…

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Consider Updating Before You List

Consider Upgrading before You List                 Most people have wandered through new home developments and wished their own home looked as modern and chic. Model homes showcase the latest upgrades and decorating trends; for home sellers these homes are their competition, and it can feel daunting to offer…

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Home Inspections and Appraisals in Real Estate

Real Estate Home Inspections and Appraisals in the New Normal                 Even during the COVID-19 outbreak, real estate transactions must go on. Buyers and sellers still need to move, and the industry is looking for new ways to accommodate both the needs of the transaction and, of course,…

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