Buying

How to Challenge a Low Home Appraisal

If you’re selling your home, you want to get the highest price possible, but what happens when the home appraisal values it too low? You can challenge a low home appraisal, and this article tells you how.

Everything You Need to Know About Home Appraisals

Getting a home appraisal is a critical step in the home buying process. Most mortgage companies and banks require a home appraisal before issuing a mortgage. Learn more about what a home appraisal is and what you need to know going forward.

All-Cash Offer- Is it a good idea?

This article discusses the positives and negatives of putting an all-cash offer in on a home. While there are some negatives, the positives are considerable when paying for a home with cash.

Down Payment 101

With mortgage rates so low, now is a great time to think about buying a home. One of the first things that may be running through your mind —Don’t I need a down payment to buy a home or is that a thing of the past? This article outlines what a down payment is and answers key questions about the process.

Are you ready to buy a house?

Before you buy a home, make sure to learn what costs are expected at closing and whether or not you can afford a home in the first place. This article will help you answer those questions.

How long does it take to buy a house?

Buying a home is time-consuming, but in today’s competitive market, buyers need to come to the table prepared. This article covers the most time-consuming steps of the home buying process and offers tips for speeding things up.

Top 7 Things to Consider When Buying a Home

Buying a home is a big financial decision and one that needs to be made knowing all of the facts. In this article, we outline seven things to consider when buying a home to make the process easier and stress-free.

Questions to Ask When Buying a Home

Finding the perfect home is about picking the right choice for your lifestyle and budget. Finding “the right” home is also about asking the right questions and making an informed decision. This article talks about questions to ask before purchasing a home to make sure it is a good fit for you.

Home Inspection: What you need to know before it happens

Before you put money down on the biggest investment of your life, make sure it’s the best decision by covering all your bases. The number one step you can take when buying a home is to order a home inspection. The home inspection will ensure that you’re not buying a money pit or a home that will be hazardous to your health as well as your wallet. This article explains what a home inspection is and why you need one.

DIY Home Inspection Checklist

This article is a list of things to look at when completing a DIY home inspection. While it is advisable to get a professional inspection, there are still things you can do to make sure the home is worth your time and money.