Finding A Starter Home In A Competitive Market

So you’re ready to purchase your first home. Congratulations! However, after beginning your search you may find yourself wondering, where in the world are all the starter homes? It’s a valid question to ask considering there is somewhat of a starter home shortage in many popular housing markets. Housing inventory is pretty low and that […]

Buying a Home with Student Loan Debt

Buying A Home With Student Loan Debt

The class of 2017 graduated college with an average of $37,172 in student loan debt; that’s up 6% from the previous year. In the coming months and years these students are going to find jobs, start families, and begin looking for their starter homes, with many of them still carrying a handsome amount of student […]

5 Thing That- Can Drive Up Your Mortgage Rate

5 Things That Can Drive Up Your Mortgage Rate

When applying for a mortgage loan, every borrower hopes to receive the best rate possible. However, many may not be certain what factors actually determine the rate they receive. Check out our list below of the top 5 things that could be driving your mortgage rates through the roof! 1) Credit Score This is a given […]

To new grads

To New Grads: Now Is The Time To Start Thinking About Buying A New Home

I know what you’re thinking, you just received your diploma and may not even have your first job lined up prior to graduation yet, so isn’t thinking about buying a home a bit premature? My answer to that question is a big resounding NO. Now is the best time to start investing into your future; […]

Why It’s Important To Get Pre-Approved

Beginning the process of looking for a new home can be a daunting task and for many first time home buyers, knowing where to start can be confusing. You may be asking yourself “how do I go about paying for a house?” or “how much home can I afford?” Well, both of those questions can […]

Four tips on negotiating a home purchase price

Four Tips On Negotiating A Home Purchase Price

For many inexperienced homebuyers, negotiating a final sale price can seem rather intimidating. Every homebuyer wants to make an offer most in their favor, which is why proper negotiation plays such an important role in the process. Here are four quick tips to help you get started on negotiations. 1. Understand the seller. Perhaps the […]

Get Your Credit Mortgage Ready

Get Your Credit Mortgage Ready!

If you’re considering buying a new home, then you’re probably aware of the criteria that factors into obtaining a mortgage loan. However, one of the many standards that concern most individuals is the shape of their credit. Your credit does affect your loan eligibility and rate, that’s why it’s important to take steps in order […]

homes are selling fast this spring

Homes Are Selling Fast This Spring Season

With demand so high and supply low, it’s no wonder houses are selling faster than agents can set up showings with their clients. This spring we are definitely in a sellers’ market; home prices have gradually increased and show no signs of stopping and yet buyers are still swooping in and purchasing homes. According to […]