The future of a new home purchase? When the price isn't really the price

 You’ve finally made that fateful decision to buy a home, but your sparkling new dream home is still on paper. In other words, it’s not built ...

Multigenerational Housing Is Gaining Momentum

 Some HighlightsIf your house is feeling a little cramped with the addition of adult children or aging parents, it might be time to consider a move-up into a multigenerational home that better suits your changing needs.With benefits that include a combined homebuying budget and shared caregiv ...
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Math Genius

Are You a Math Genius?With This Little Trick, You're Going to Sound Like One.Imagine calculating a principal, interest, tax and insurance payment for that home you're considering faster than you can find the right app on your phone.It's actually pretty simple.Here's the formula to use: Sales Price x 1% divided by 2Example 1: Purchase Price = $250 ...
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What Do Appraisers Look For When Determining A Property's Value?

Most people are surprised to learn what appraisers actually look at when determining the value of a real estate property. A common misconception homeowners generally have is that the value of their home is determined after the appraiser has completed their physical property inspection. However, th ...
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Where Does My Earnest Money Go?

Hey, I gave my real estate agent a $5000 Earnest Money Deposit check... Where does that money go? A basic and very obvious question that most First-Time home Buyers ask once their purchase contract gets accepted. According to Wikipedia: Earnest Money - an earnest payment (sometimes called earnest money or simply earnest, or alternatively a good- ...
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Renting vs Buying A Home

Buying a home versus renting is a big decision that takes careful consideration. While there are several biased sources that can make arguments for or against owning a home, we've found that most home buyers base their ultimate decision on emotion. Yes, there are some tax advantages of owning real estate, as well as the potential to earn equity ...
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