Make sure you don’t offend the seller

The whole “try before you buy” doesn’t really apply in real estate. When scheduling times with your real estate agent to walk through homes that are for sale it is important that you be respectful to the homeowner and the agent who are showing you around. Why? Odd or disrespectful behavior while browsing could cost you the home of your dreams if the seller is… Read More

What to consider when choosing a neighborhood

Buying a house is a big decision and an even bigger responsibility. With that being said, you don’t want to downplay the neighborhood. You may stay in your home for 10, 20, or 30 years and you want to make sure that you choose a great place to live. Whether this is your first home or your fourth you may not have thought of these… Read More

3 reasons why you should consider buying an older home

We get it, the home search can be a long and daunting process. With the market moving so quickly, it can be hard to find that move-in ready home that you’ve been searching for. That is why you shouldn’t avoid looking at an older home. We understand move-in ready homes make life so much simpler especially if you have little ones running around. But, often… Read More

3 creative ways to introduce yourself to your new neighbors

Whether you are single or married meeting your neighbors can be a challenging task. While you don’t want to be surrounded by strangers during your time at your new residence you don’t want to be considered the creepy neighbor. There are a ton of ways to get involved in your community, but not all are creative or non-invasive as these three ideas.

Buying a home? Don’t do these things!

Buying a home is an exciting time! Whether it is your first or fifth home, the excitement of starting somewhere new is cause for celebration. But, before you get too excited, you should know there are some things you just shouldn’t do when buying a home.

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