9 ways to save for a down payment

9 ways to save for a down payment

You’ve found the perfect house. Interest rates are still low. There’s just one thing standing between you and your dream home: a down payment.Don’t abandon your home­ownership dreams just yet. Here are nine ways to come up with cash for a new home.9 Ways to Save for a Down Payment1Pay off your credit cardsPaying bills will […]

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Getting Pre-Approved

First Step: Getting Pre-Approved

In many markets across the country, the number of buyers searching for their dream homes greatly outnumbers the number of homes for sale. This has led to a competitive marketplace where buyers often need to stand out. One way to show you are serious about buying your dream home is to get pre-qualified or pre-approved […]

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surban

Housing Trend to Watch: The ‘Surban’

Suburban and urban areas are combining to create a new kind of living style known as the “surban.” Many in the real estate industry are predicting it to be one of the hottest housing trends to watch heading into the new year.A surban offers greater walkability to retail and restaurants from a home or apartment, […]

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First time Buyers

5 Financial To-Dos for First-Time Buyers

Here’s a checklist to help first time buyers get your finances in order even before you start your first house hunt. First Time Buyers – Read On!You may be ready to buy, but there are things you need to do before you start touring listings and submitting offers. Here are five tips to help you stay […]

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questions buyers should ask

9 Tips to make your house hunting easier!

Buying a new home can be a beautiful, but tricky experience. Sometimes people fall in love with a house and don’t focus on what’s important. That’s why you need to have a checklist, so you don’t get swept up in the hype. The checklist is something you should keep in mind but also be prepared […]

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green real estate

Sustainable, or Green Real Estate Will Be the New Normal

The United States is going through an energy revolution that within 20 years will reshape people’s homes and communities, experts said at the National Association of REALTORS®’ 2017 Sustainability Summit in Washington, D.C., this week. Most people aren’t aware of the green real estate revolution right now, but that will change as the cost of […]

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