An article published in Realtor Magazine a few years ago is still relevant today. First-time buyers are increasingly turning to their parents to help fund their home purchases. Twenty-seven percent of first-time home buyers last year received a cash gift from relatives or friends for a down payment, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. … Continue reading Dipping Into the Bank of Mom and Dad | Realtor Magazine
When selling your home, it’s common you may experience some stress, feel a bit uncomfortable, and even have some anxiety. These feelings are usually magnified when selling your home while it’s vacant. The truth is that even though most human beings are hard-working, considerate, and law abiding citizens, there are always some people however, who are not. … Continue reading Are You Selling A Vacant House?
Taxes are a part of life. While we may disagree with this, it doesn’t change the fact that the federal and state government are coming for their money every year. One area where homeowners are hit particularly hard is through property taxes. You will pay a certain tax rate on your property based on where … Continue reading Have You Paid Your Property Taxes?
I recently came across this article written by Bill Gassett about Curb Appeal and thought I would share it with you. Inexpensive Ways to Add Curb Appeal When Selling a Home By Bill Gassett 2014-10-29 11:30 When you start considering selling your home, you often begin to look at it differently than you did before. … Continue reading Inexpensive Curb Appeal
Buying a condo, which is short for condominium, is not the same as buying a single-family home. There are different considerations that need to be taken into account prior to purchasing! In many real estate markets, purchasing a condo can come at a much lower price than purchasing a single family residence. A condo is … Continue reading Are You Prepared For The Condo Association?
Things Realtors Wish Buyers Wouldn’t Do Call listing agents on your own – This is a free country and you have the option of doing a lot of things on your own, even if you shouldn’t. There is a reason you hired a buyers agent. This person has the skills and expertise you need to … Continue reading Bad Buyers
Trying to Sell a Home with Tenants Still Living Inside? These 3 Tips Will Make Your Life Easier Are you thinking about selling a home that you have rented out for some additional revenue? If so, you're likely trying to discern how to best inform the current tenants and conduct the sales process in a … Continue reading Tenants?