Safety Issues To Check When Preparing Your Home to Sell

Before you sell your home, there are several things you need to do to prepare your home for buyers. One factor, in particular, is whether or not your home presents any safety issues. Not only [...]


What Is Annual Percentage Rate and Why Is It Important To Borrowers?

Shopping for a loan can be a daunting part of the home buying process since it can dramatically impact how much borrowers will end up paying for the property they are purchasing. When comparing [...]


Staging vs. Renovating; Which Will Sell Your House Faster?

If you are thinking about selling your home, you might be wondering whether it is prudent to renovate it prior to listing or simply stage the home.  There are positives and negatives to each of [...]


Who Can You Trust When Selling An Inherited Home?

If you inherit a property from a loved one, you have to choose between a number of options. Do you move in? Should you rent out the property? Should you sell the home?   It’s common for [...]


How Furniture Can Sell Your Home

First impressions are everything. When a buyer walks into a house that is for sale, they typically decide whether they like it within 30 seconds of being inside it. This may seem unfair on the [...]


How to Inspect a Renovation Before Listing It for Sale

A pre-listing inspection is paid for by the current owner or seller of the home, but it’s a necessary step if you’re listing a renovated home for sale. Why would you have your home [...]


Is Hiring An Interior Designer Worth It?

From adding a pool to updating your landscaping, when people decided to add value to their home, many forget about the impact that the interior can have. Interior designers do more than just make [...]


What Does it Mean When Your Rate is “Locked” When Searching For A Mortgage Rate?

Shopping for a mortgage can take some time. Between comparing rates to find the best terms and trying to get approved, it can be difficult to get exactly what you’re looking for. This is why [...]


How To Find The Best Loan Officer

Finding a good mortgage lender involves more than just throwing some figures into an online calculator and waiting for quotes. A mortgage is a highly specific thing. You can significantly improve [...]


What’s a Good Credit Score According to Experts? 

There is plenty of confusion as to what constitutes a good credit score.  Some people are under the impression that a credit score of 650 is good.  Others believe a credit score of 800 or higher [...]