House hunting can feel like an adventurous new chapter in your life. If you’re lucky enough to find the property that checks off all the “must have” boxes — appearance, size, price, location — it’s easy to fall in love. Not so fast. Before making an offer on any property, it’s smart to take a […]
We all know the equation: low inventory means higher prices. Also known as a tight market, this setting can be stressful for buyers, who are trying to snap up their dream home but keep running into competition. According to the National Association of REALTORS® , attempting to purchase a house in this type of market […]
An upcoming change on credit reports could be beneficial for homebuyers. Equifax, one of the nation’s three leading credit reporting bureaus, recently announced the addition of up to two years of debt balance and repayment history on its credit reports. The change became effective Sept. 24, 2016.
Multiple offer situations, or cases in which more than one competing offer is placed on a home, can be challenging for a homebuyer, especially one new to the process. Knowledge is half the battle when navigating the multiple bid minefield. Below are insights and tips from the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) all buyers should […]
Now that the dust has settled and your belongings are put away (just kidding, we know the boxes are still piled high!), it’s time to get a lay of the land. Whether you moved a few houses down the street or across state lines, settling into a new zipcode can be a fun adventure…so long […]
Regardless of what side of the real estate transaction you’re on, buying or selling a home can be a stressful experience, and if you’re not careful, the anxieties associated with the process can become overwhelming. While getting out of the house for a massage or yoga class can be helpful, here are some additional ways […]