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Largest Monthly Slowdown In Home Price Growth Since 2006

May Sees Largest Monthly Slowdown In Home Price Growth Since 2006 Sarah Wolak JUL 06, 2022 As of May 19, the share of median income required to make the P&I…

Lock and Shop

Lock while you shop! Even without a formal offer or address, lock and shop gives you rate security! If rates improve, float down to a better rate 45-, 60-, 90-,…

What does a Mortgage Underwriter Do and Why is it Important?

Let’s imagine you’ve been preapproved for a mortgage and your offer is accepted for a home that has everything you’re looking for. The house is within your budget, has the…

Hardscape

The Value of Hardscaping at Your Home

Curb appeal is one of the biggest factors when selling a home. Keeping the exterior of your home tidy and aesthetically pleasing can keep your neighborhood beautiful, encourage other homeowners…

Getting Keys

What to expect after your offer is accepted

Did your offer get accepted?  If so, congratulations! One of the first major items in the escrow process is the home inspection. Hopefully you took some time for yourself to…

Stair Case

Finding a home and making an offer

In earlier posts we discussed finding the right lender and realtor. Now it is time to move on to the most exciting and sometimes nerve racking part of the home…

Couple With Advisor

How to pick the right real estate agent

In our last post we talked about the pre-approval and how the two most important items that any potential home buyer needed to focus on first was their credit and…

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Two major items home buyers need to think about before contacting a realtor.

Many people find it useful to have a checklist and on any good checklist these 2 items should be the first items on that list. as they are essential to…

Peak Season

Selling (or Buying) in Peak Real Estate Season

Produce has a season. So do sports. But did you know that real estate has a peak season as well? People buy and sell homes all year long but there…

Shopping For A New Home

A Step-by-Step Guide to Shopping for a New Home

Whether this is your first or tenth home purchase, shopping for a new home is an exciting time. It can also be a stressful and lengthy process. This guide can…

Holding Money

Understanding Cash to Close

What is mortgage cash to close? If you have received your Closing Disclosure from your lender, you are almost done with your home buying journey. The Closing Disclosure, provided at…

Writing In A Journal

First-Time Homebuyer’s Checklist

Ready to purchase your first home? Use this easy-to-follow checklist to navigate the path to home ownership. Determine Your Budget: It’s best to determine how much house you can afford…

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