Solution I know making an offer on a home is like trying to speak Spanish decades after your last high school Spanish class. Some words are familiar… Fuego, Hola, Pantalones… but you’d be much better off finding a translator. The same goes for putting in an offer on your home. You need an agent ... Continue Reading » about Seal the Deal: How to make an offer on a home.
In the last few weeks, the average 30-year fixed mortgage rate from Freddie Mac inched up to 5%. While that news may have you questioning the timing of your home search, the truth is, timing has never been more important. Even though you may be tempted to put your plans on hold in hopes ... Continue Reading » about How To Approach Rising Mortgage Rates as a Buyer
Many consumers are wondering what will happen with home values over the next few years. Some are concerned that the recent run-up in home prices will lead to a situation similar to the housing crash 15 years ago. However, experts say the market is totally different today. For ... Continue Reading » about The Future of Home Price Appreciation and What It Means for You
Some Highlights Knowing key housing terms and how they relate to today’s market is important. For example, when mortgage rates and home prices rise, it impacts how much home you can afford.Terms like appraisal (what lenders rely on to validate a home’s ... Continue Reading » about What home buyers need to know
If you’re planning to sell this year, you’re probably thinking about what you’ll need to do to get your house ready to appeal to the most buyers. It’s crucial to work with a trusted real estate professional who knows your local market to get your home ready to sell. But there are a few things you ... Continue Reading » about What Sellers Need To Know About Renovating This Year