How To Avoid The Next Real Estate Downturn As A Homebuyer

As a homebuyer, it’s important to always be prepared for the next real estate downturn.   While the real estate market has done well in recent years, it can be difficult to know when [...]


How Long Can It Take To Close Escrow?

Finding the house that you want to buy is only half the battle. After finding your dream home, you have to go through an extensive closing process before you can finally move in.   One major [...]


Things You Should Know About Request for Repairs

When you’ve fairly found the home you want to purchase, there are a few extra steps you need to take before closing.   One of these steps is requesting repairs to be done on the home [...]


What’s the Difference Between a Fully and Partially Amortizing Loan?

Are you ready to buy a new home? If so, it’s important to decide how to finance your home purchase.   One aspect of financing that’s important to understand is the difference [...]


Which Cleaning Appliances To Buy For Your Home

Though we’re not quite living in the age of the Jetsons, modern homes seem packed to the brim with appliances. While we seem to consume far more than we need when it comes to home gadgets and [...]


What is Title Insurance?

Chances are you’ve never heard of title insurance. At least not until you’ve gone through the process of buying a house.   However, title insurance can be extremely beneficial [...]


Trust & Why It Matters in the Home Buying Process

The home buying process can be complicated. From finding a great realtor and looking for the perfect home to negotiating prices and closing deals, buying a home can be difficult.   In order [...]


Buying a Second Home vs Buying Your Primary Residence

The experience of buying your second home vs buying your primary residence can be very different. When buying a second home, your needs are likely much different than they were when buying your [...]


Ways to Make Your Home Offer Stand Out

You’ve found the home of your dreams, and now it’s time to make it yours. This is an exciting time, but you also need to make sure your offer stands out to the homeowner. [...]


Things to Consider About a Neighborhood Before Buying

Finding the perfect home in the ideal neighborhood is no easy feat, especially if you’re not familiar with the area. It can be especially hard to decide whether a neighborhood is for you if [...]