Archive for September, 2015

Planning Your Next Move

Friday, September 25th, 2015
Planning your next move

Make sure you aren’t left without a new set of keys when you give up your old ones. Plan your next move carefully!

You are offered a new job and have decided to sell your current house on the residential sales market and find a new home a few counties over. Great! You have a plan. But what are you going to do first: buy it or sell it? There are two different options you can start with when planning a move. But which one is better? Well, let’s talk about both of them! (more…)

The Cost of Buying a Home

Monday, September 14th, 2015
Closing Fees for your Residential property

There are a few fees you will need to pay before you reach the closing table to settle on your new house!

When you decide to buy a house, there are a lot of things that go into this huge investment. You spend a lot of time scrimping and saving as well as looking for the perfect agent, neighborhood, and a house that fits your family’s needs. Now that you have your dream home, what else will you need to do? Pay. Buying a house from the residential sales market has a lot of costs most buyers do not think about or anticipate. So where is your money going? Let’s take a look at several hidden costs. (more…)

Selling Your Residential Property: Comps 101

Thursday, September 10th, 2015
Comparable houses in your area

Selling your home can be an easy experience when you know what to look for in comp houses.

When you are thinking about listing your home on the residential sales market, everyone you talk to will advise you to “look at the ‘comps’.” But no one really explains why you should look at them or ever what they are. A late night search online will lead you to real estate site after real estate site but you don’t have any idea what you are looking for. Well, we can help you. So let’s get to it! (more…)

The Realities of Buying a Home

Friday, September 4th, 2015
The realities of buying a home

Should you continue to rent or are you ready to own your own home? It is your choice!

You have decided to leave your renter’s life behind and enter the wonderful world of home ownership. But are you truly prepared for your new endeavor? There are several expenses renters do not pay that a homeowner must take care of. Let’s talk about some of them! (more…)