Ready for the spring home buying season? In today's strong housing market, multiple offers are the norm in many areas. It's definitely a seller's market. Here are some things to keep in mind as you get ready to make an offer on a property:
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You’re ready to move on. Maybe your house is too small, you’re moving because of a job, or you want to be closer to family and friends. According to the National Association of Realtors, those are the three top reasons for selling a... (Read More)
The spring home buying season typically doesn't shift into high gear until April or May, but if you're thinking about purchasing a home this year you may want to consider getting started now.
Mortgage rates remain low, and lenders aren't quite as... (Read More)
Part of the moving process is changing your address so that all of your bank statements, bills, magazines and other mail goes to your new home. The quickest and easiest way to do that is to hop online and go to the U.S. Postal Service website... (Read More)
You found a home that's in the right neighborhood and an easy commute to work. The only problem: It's listed for sale in 'as-is' condition. What does that mean? A home that's being offered for sale in 'as-is' condition means that the owner is... (Read More)
While most people think of spring as the best time for a massive home cleaning spree, really any time of the year is a great time for cleaning, organizing and making sure your home is a safe place for you and your family.
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Selling a home can be a nerve-wracking process. It's your baby, after all. You have been there through all the growing pains, from painting the walls your favorite shade, to upgrading the bathrooms and putting your finishing touches on the window... (Read More)
Your credit score plays a big role in how low of a rate you can get on a home loan. Generally, the higher your credit score, the lower your mortgage rate. And the lower your mortgage rate, the lower your monthly payment.
Here's an example: A... (Read More)
The busiest home buying seasons are spring and summer. Summer is an ideal for many people and families to make a move and settle in before fall, the start of school and the holidays. But there can be some advantages to shopping for a home in the... (Read More)