Have you recently looked at your property tax bill and realized that it increased a lot more than you thought? You are not alone! Many cities, counties, and even neighborhoods have been hit with a property tax increase.
Summertime is a fun time for most of us. Summer means longer days, warm weather, festivals, farmer's markets and road trips. One of my favorite things to do in summer is to check out community festivals...Here are some great apps that can be helpful while you're out and about this summer.
Closing costs are, in my opinion, one of the most misunderstood aspects of buying a home. It's extremely common that I come across a buyer who is adamant about having the "seller pay their closing cost" as if they are getting something for free from the seller because, in reality, YOU are paying for it. I don't know where this myth began but I'm here to let you know how it REALLY works.
As we head into the spring moving market, there are numerous cities across the United States that are suffering from the lack of quality homes for sale. Inventory is tight! People who want to sell their home have to have their new home secured in a contract before they put their house on the market or they could be stuck without a place to live.
Owning a condo or a townhome may be a great option for you. There are pros and cons to owning a condo but at the end of the day, you want to make sure what you chose to buy is in alignment with your lifestyle. Maintenance & Living Space Pros: Condos and townhomes offer a… Continue reading Benefits of Owning A Condo or Townhome
Yes, it's the most stressful time of year, when people are scurrying around to gather their W-2s, 1099s, etc. along with a mountain of receipts only to dump them in the hands of some poor tax preparer to sort thorough the mess and figure out if there's a refund owed to the person. Most… Continue reading Its Dreadful Tax Season!
It's February which is also commonly known as the month of love because of Valentine's Day! It's also the shortest month of the year. Some people look forward to this month while others loathe it. Either way, the same goes true when you're trying to figure out if you should move or not. Most apartment… Continue reading Are You Looking For Love In All The Wrong Places?
Buying a newly built home is a unique experience. Last year my partner and I bought a new construction model home. We learned a lot throughout the process, and although I love my home, I'm sure there are a few things we wish we knew before we decided to do this. LOCATION - If you… Continue reading What You Need To Know About Building A New Home
I can't believe that the year 2017 is almost over. There was a lot that happened in 2017 that really is too much to list in this blog. The biggest and most frequent topic that was brought up amongst my clients, no matter what part of the city or suburbs they were moving to or from,… Continue reading 2017 Is Almost Gone, Let’s Make 2018 A Good One
All too often I hear people complain about the cost of living going up, rent going up, food prices going up and taxes going up. I agree with them that living life shouldn't be this hard. For those who know me, know that I'm a solution seeker and a fixer. My personality is to try… Continue reading Time to Take the Risk?!?!