If your house no longer fits your needs and you are planning on moving-up to a luxury home? Now’s the time! In fact, we think it’s a great time to do so! We recently shared data from Trulia’s Market Mismatch Study which showed that in today’s premium home market, buyers are in control.
Married couples are becoming “happily ever homeowner” once again. They dominated the first-time homebuyer statistics last year at 66% of all buyers, according to the most recent Profile of Home Buyers & Sellers. It is no surprise that having two incomes to save for down payments. Being a “happily ever homeowner” means both contribute to […]
Thumb through any home decor magazine, and you’ll see a master bathroom with a soaker or shower as the showpiece. Ta-da!
Once a trend, open floor plans have become a staple of most modern homes. An open floor plan generally means the living room, kitchen, and dining room are combined into a large space or great room. Before taking a hammer to all interior walls, it’s important to know how to make an open floor plan […]
According to a survey conducted by ClosingCorp, over half of all homebuyers are surprised by the closing costs required to obtain their mortgage. Have you been surprised by closing costs? After surveying 1,000 first-time and repeat homebuyers, the results revealed that 17% of homebuyers were surprised that closing costs were required at all, while another 35% were […]
So you’ve thought about selling. How do you know when the right time to sell really is? We have five great reasons why we think selling in the Fall is your time. Here are those five reasons listing your home for sale this fall makes sense.
Are you a Millennial Homeowner? Are you in your dream home or was this a “starter” home for you? You just might find that it may be time for you to sell your home!
One of the main reasons why For Sale By Owners (FSBOs) don’t use a real estate agent is because they believe they will save the commission an agent charges for getting their house on the market and selling it. A new study by Collateral Analytics, however, reveals that FSBOs don’t actually save anything. In some […]
If you’ve been looking for a way to get a little money out of your home without actually selling it, you’ve probably come across something called a Home Equity Line of Credit, or HELOC for short (pronounced “heelock”). Clear as mud, right? Now that you’re no doubt wondering what a Home Equity Line of Credit […]
So, you’ve decided next year is the year you’re finally going to buy a house, but now you’re a little panicked because your credit score isn’t exactly going to make lenders swoon. You’re not alone. The national average credit score is 695, while only half of consumers fall in the desired 700-plus range. Although you certainly can get […]