Here is a difference between the two-here’s how to get your home ready to sell Once you’ve decided to put your home on the market, you’re looking to sell quickly for the best possible price. One tactic that can help sell your home faster is staging. At first, staging may seem like a real estate … More From decorating to staging
1. Use a trusted realtor. We all know that realtors get a cut of the sales price of a home which makes some buyers hesitant to use a realtor: they believe it drives up the overall cost. Keep in mind that the seller, not the buyer, pays the commission. A savvy realtor who works … More 9 Things You Need To Know About Buying A Home
Mortgage lenders require an appraisal on your home before they’ll provide a loan for the simple reason that the property is the underlying asset that serves as collateral for the loan. If for some reason you run into financial difficulties and lose your home to foreclosure, your lender would need to sell the property to … More What You Should Know About the Appraisal Process
When you put a piece of paper in the trash it can be difficult to know what happens to it. Since few people burn trash anymore, it is likely that your trash passes through several stages on its way to a landfill or incinerator. Every step that occurs once the trash leaves your control has … More Why you should shred.
Shopping for a loan is important before you start shopping for your dream home. “Pre-qualification” and “pre-approval” sound like the same thing, but they are not. The loan approval process is quite straightforward, as long as you understand a few key points: Pre-qualification is the first step you can take. Find out how much a … More Understanding the Pre-Approval Process
When looking for a mortgage lender, consider someone who is local because they might have the best understanding of your needs. Here are the things to keep in mind when considering who to hire. 1 – Consider the value of using a local lender who is right there in the community. This increases the level … More Why you should use a local lender!
We actually think winter is on its way! Now is a good time to start preparing your home for winter weather. As temperatures begin to dip, your home will require maintenance to keep it in tip-top shape through the winter. This is known as winterizing your home. Click here to get the checklist for … More Winterize Your Home