You've finally found the perfect home. It has the right number of bedrooms, is in a great neighborhood, and has all the character you've been dreaming of. Your real estate agent can guide you though making an offer on this dream home... but often times you'll want to make that offer contingent on a home inspection. What information will that inspection provide?Read More
After all the saving, searching, and hoping, it may finally be happening - you're a home owner! But as a first time home owner, there could be certain costs or situations that you may not think about. So here are a number of things for first time home buyers : what to expect:Read More
UPSIZING YOUR HOME
Unfortunately, our homes don’t always grow with us. What may have initially worked fine for a single person, a young couple’s starter home, or a family with a newborn can quickly become too small as families expand and multiple generations live under one roof.
Remodeling and adding to your home is one option for creating more space, but it can be costly, and the size of your property may be prohibitive. That’s when moving to a bigger home becomes the best solution.Read More
SHORT SALE AND FORECLOSURE: HOW ARE THEY DIFFERENT?
As unfortunate as it can be when homeowners fall behind on mortgage payments and must face the possibility of losing their homes, short sales and foreclosures provide them options for moving on financially. The terms are often used interchangeably, but they’re actually quite different, with varying timelines and financial impact on the homeowner. Here’s a brief overview.