The property disclosure report is an important document in any real estate transaction. In it, sellers must reveal any issues relating to a property that could negatively affect its value.
That's why it's so important for home sellers to set... (Read More)
Your down payment is in the bank and you're pre-approved for a mortgage. You're all ready to start looking at homes. Here are some tips for home buying the smart way:
Don't go it alone. Some tech-savvy buyers like to use the Internet and mobile... (Read More)
You found a home that's in the right neighborhood and an easy commute to work. The only problem: It's listed for sale in 'as-is' condition. What does that mean? A home that's being offered for sale in 'as-is' condition means that the owner is... (Read More)
Have you checked mortgage rates lately? Fixed mortgage rates have been hitting a low for the year. Whether you're a home buyer, homeowner or home seller, the dip in mortgage rates could be a benefit to you.
Today's low mortgage rates also have... (Read More)
Fall is here! That means it's time for some autumn home maintenance. As a homeowner, there is a lot you can do to reduce the chance of a costly wintertime home repair disaster, make your home safer and save a bit of money. Here are some of the most... (Read More)
When it comes to real estate, the summer home-buying season is the busiest, with many families wanting to be settled in their new homes before school starts. This year, however, home buying and selling activity is expected to remain strong through... (Read More)
The VA home loan program has many benefits. One you may not know about: There's no specific waiting period after a short sale to apply for a VA loan. Other home loan programs have waiting periods of three or more years after a short sale to apply... (Read More)
Did you know that late spring into early summer is the busiest time to move? With so many people packing, wrapping and moving around, you’re likely looking for some good tips on how to reduce the chaos.
The fact is this: two of the most... (Read More)
The fact is, when it comes to preparing for the big move, you've got to have a solid strategy in place. You don't want to go into a move with nothing planned. At the same time, you don't want to be throwing ideas at the wall the day before your big... (Read More)
A pre-purchase home inspection is a recommended part of the home buying process. An investment of about $300 to $500 can help you avoid an unexpected defect that could cost thousands of dollars, even tens of thousands, after you sign on the dotted... (Read More)