Tips for Buying

Over the past year, mortgage rates have fallen more than a full percentage point, hitting a new historic low 15 times. This is a great driver for homeownership, as today’s low rates provide consumers with some significant benefits. Here’s a look at three of them. 1. Move-up or Downsize: One option is to consider moving […]

Most people cringe at the thought of buying a home in December. Only the Grinch would want to pack up and moving during the holiday season! But hold on Cindy Lou Hoo, there are several reasons December can be a great time to buy. 1. Sellers are highly motivated. People who are listing their homes […]

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed so much of the way we live right now, home shopping included. With Stay at Home mandates in place in much of the country, we certainly can’t be going in and out of strangers’ homes touching doorknobs, light switches, and appliances. If you are needing to move soon, however, don’t […]

How to Move Safely During the Pandemic With travel restrictions and social distancing in place, many people are postponing their moving plans. Governments are assisting by suspending foreclosures and eviction processes during this time. Move.org recommends you consider these questions before planning your move: Is COVID-19 spreading in the area where you’re going? Will you […]

If you are thinking about buying a home this year and aren’t sure if you will qualify for a mortgage, there are several actions you can take to improve your chances of being approved for the amount you wish to borrow. Lenders look at more than just your credit rating. They want to know that […]

I love working with first-time home buyers. Helping you find your first home, learn the home buying process, and guiding you from house-hunting to move-in day gives me the warm fuzzies. Here are three things you should know before you start looking. Work with one real estate agent. It’s best to have one agent who […]

One of the most stressful situations in home buying occurs when other buyers are competing for the home you want. To make an offer on the perfect house only to find out you have entered a bidding war is certainly frustrating. It doesn’t happen often, but if there is a shortage of homes for sale, […]

Every home buyer hopes to find the perfect house. The one that, as soon as you walk through the front door, you know it is the one for you. It happens, and when it does, I am really happy for my buyers. I always want my buyers to fall in love with the perfect house […]

When the number of buyers in the housing market outnumbers the number of homes for sale, it’s called a “seller’s market.” The advantage tips toward the seller as low inventory heats up the competition among those searching for a place to call their own. This can create multiple offer scenarios and bidding wars, making it tough […]

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