What is seller financing?

Qualifying for a home mortgage can be a challenging task. That’s because some lending institutions have stringent requirements and quickly weed out loan applicants with too much debt or a low credit rating. If you are a seller whose house is not selling or a buyer having issues with traditional lender requirements, then seller financing […]

Moving checklist

Your house is sold, and you have an appointment for the closing of your new home. There’s just one big project left: getting ready for moving day. Feel free to ask. I’ll be glad to give you some suggestions. And our moving checklist will help you get ready for the big day and stay organized. […]

Escrow timeline after getting your offer accepted

An escrow is a financial instrument held by a third party in transactions such as a home purchase transaction. To enjoy the benefits of escrow, you have to open an escrow account and include all the details. Then find the home of your interest, and you can embark on the purchase. It is a smooth […]

Difference between a buyers market & a seller’s market

The real estate market is a competitive one. Here, any buyer or seller must have a working strategy when transacting. Yet, coming up with such a negotiating tact depends on whether you are in the buyer’s market or the seller’s market. How so? Well, look at it this way. Conditions in the real estate market […]

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 […]

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 […]