Interest rates have a direct relationship with the amount of home you can afford to purchase. The higher the interest rate, the lower the purchase price of the home.
The key thing that you should stay on top of when you're purchasing a home is the deadlines! Every contract has deadlines that need to be met or you could lose your deal.
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!
If you're thinking about selling your home this year, you might be bombarded with "suggestions" to update your home so that you can get "top dollar" and sell quickly. That may or may not always be the case. If a seller has a budget for renovation, let's consider how much money they have to spend.… Continue reading Is It Really Worth Updating Your Home Before You Sell It?
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