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

4 Reasons to Buy Real Estate in 2015

2015 the year you achieve greatness? The year you break bad habits?  The year you get you promoted? Or How about the year you buy a house?  The mood is as high as Mt. Everest we roll into 2015, and the expectations have never been greater. The real estate industry has never looked better, even before the Great Recession, and it’s time you get back… Read More

6 Things to Consider Before Buying a House

Owning your own home is still  a very important mile marker in our lives and most of us grow up with that dream in our DNA.  The home buying process can be very time consuming though and as a buyer you’ll need to make sure that you are absolutely ready. Listed below are 6 very important milestones that will help you determine if you are… Read More

The Benefits of Holding an Open House

If you’ve decided to sell your house, you’ve likely begun the process of cleaning, purging, and staging your home for sale. At some point, you’re probably going to think about whether you want to hold an open house to increase visibility to your home and draw in more prospective buyers. Here are just a few benefits to holding an open house:   1. Still a… Read More

Take Charge When Buying a Home

If you approach the home buying process intelligently and with confidence, you are much more likely to buy a house you’ll be proud to call home. Approaching the task of buying a home can be overwhelming; there’s so much to consider: How much house can I afford? How can I find the best loan? Where will I come up with a down payment, and how… Read More

Don’t Buy Real Estate In The Dark

Buying your first home can be a bit daunting, and even a little overwhelming.  For the majority of people, this is the single most important investment of their lives.  Owning your own home is a life goal most individuals strive to achieve. If you are a first-time or second-time homebuyer, fear no more. You can avoid a lot of trouble with careful observation, asking the… Read More

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