10 things to do when Moving into a New Home

Anyone who has bought a new home will agree that there are things any homeowner needs to do after they close on their home. Certain things are better to get done while you still have an empty house. No matter how far you are moving, this list can help you to make sure you get everything wrapped up.

4 Reasons Why to Buy in the Winter

The weather is cooling, leaves are falling, pumpkins are sprouting. It’s the time of year when a lot of house hunters begin gathering hibernating supplies for a long winter’s nap. But you are not like most house hunters. You are smart, you know that the advantages to finding a home in the winter far outweigh the disadvantages. You know that this is the time of… Read More

4 Easy Tips to Keeping Your House Clean

Do you ever find yourself struggling to keep the house clean from day to day ? It can be hard to stay on top of cleaning your house when there are so many other daily things needing to be done.  Here are a few quick tips to save you time on cleaning. Tip #1: Spend 5 minutes in each room: Knock out simple daily cleaning chores… Read More

5 Key Steps You Need To Know Before Buying Your Home

Whether it’s your first home or your fifth home, you can never be too prepared. Before you rush into purchasing a home there are some essential things to know to ensure you make a smart investment. We’ve been through thousands of transactions and have seen both the good and the ugly side of them.

How to Buy a Home After Bankruptcy (It’s Not Impossible)

After going bankrupt, buying a home can seem pretty impossible. Bankruptcy can temporarily ruin the dreams you had of buying that home you’ve had your eye on. Going bankrupt will prevent you from being able to borrow money or use a credit card. Because of this, your credit score can be drastically lowered which is not good if you wanted to begin the process of… Read More

How to Buy a Home with Bad Credit

As if buying a home wasn’t stressful enough, it can be even more stressful when you have a history of bad credit. Unfortunately, we can’t help what has happened in the past. Many of us go through financial struggles at one point or another. Just because you have bad credit in your past doesn’t mean you can’t make up for it. Making up for bad… Read More

What Millennials are Looking for in a New Home

The housing market is becoming flooded with millennials looking to buy their first home. While many people, no matter their age, probably look for some of the same things in a new home, there are some things that the younger generation specifically look for. If you’re looking to sell your home you can be sure to appeal to the millennials with any of the following… Read More

Benefits of Buying a House at the End of the Year

The holiday season might seem like the worst time to buy a house what with the stress of the holiday parties and all of the holiday shopping. With some organization and planning, the purchase of a new home towards the end of the year can be done smoothly. Even with the winter weather and the holiday stress, considering buying a home at the end of… Read More

Big Changes to the Integrated Mortgage Disclosures Rule

Things you need to know about the new rules within the Mortgage Disclosures Rule Back in 2010 The Dodd-Frank Act mandated the combination of the Truth in Lending Act (TILA) loan disclosures with Real Estate Estimate and HUD-1 settlement statement disclosures. How Will This Happen: The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau an entity created by the Dodd-Frank Act, issued a new TILA final regulation that, among other… Read More

Why You Should Care About Appreciation

Appreciation plays a pretty significant roll in buying a home.  But instead of just telling that you why you should care, lets understand what appreciation is in the first place. Appreciation –  An increase in the value of an asset over time. The increase can occur for a number of reasons including increased demand or weakening supply, or as a result of changes in inflation or… Read More

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