What the heck is escrow?

Regardless of whether you’re buying a home or not, the chances are you’ve heard the term “escrow”. The question for many is, what the heck is escrow? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! We’ll walk you through what escrow is, how it works, and why it’s important for you. What is escrow?  Escrow is essentially […]

For Sale By Owner (FSBO) disadvantages of selling without an agent

Are you thinking about selling your home without the help of a real estate agent? This is commonly referred to as FSBO (For Sale By Owner) in the world of real estate. FSBO sounds great in theory, especially since you avoid paying a real estate commission, but there are many disadvantages you should be aware […]

How to improve your home’s value

There are many factors that impact the value of your home that are outside your control like location, the economy, and the housing market. However, there are a lot of things homeowners can do to increase their home value that are in your control. Here are 3 things that you can do to give your […]

A Guide to Closing Costs and Property Taxes

Whether you’re selling or buying, real estate transactions have several supplemental expenses that many may not be aware of. Sellers do not get to simply collect their money and walk away, while buyers should be mindful of multiple costs that exist outside of the obvious down payment and mortgage. Collectively, these charges are referred to […]

“Why Do I Need a Buyer’s Agent?”

Thanks to advancements in modern technology, prospective buyers have more resources than ever when it comes to searching for their new home. Indeed, using websites and mobile applications, people everywhere are able to view local listings in an instant with the click of a button. All this begs the question, “Do I even need a […]

Buying Vs. Renting

When you decide to look for a new home, the many considerations you are faced with can be daunting. From location to financial implications, millions of people struggle each year to make the decision that is best for them and their future. However, before even choosing a home, one of the first and most important […]