Buying

Buying a new home can be one of the most exciting, scary, and big decisions of your life. There are many benefits to home ownership: building equity, saving for the future, and providing an environment for your family. We want to help you every step of the way. That’s why we’ve compiled the following articles that will help you make a wise buying decision.You’ll find information on mortgages, viewing homes, the offer, the closing, moving, and more.

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Mortgage Basics

In this article you will find information about getting a better mortgage, where you should shop, and how to negotiate. We also go over interest rates, which are at the lowest levels in years. We cover what happens when interest rates go up. Finally, we cover why it’s a good idea to get pre-approved for a mortgage before you shop.

Legal Help

Do you need a lawyer? We go over the pros and cons of enlisting the services of a lawyer.

First Home Buyers

This article is for first time home buyers. If you are thinking about going from renting to home ownership, this article is for you. We highlight several factors that should be considered when purchasing a new home.

Home Maintenance

In this article, we cover major things that you’ll need to fix over the lifetime of your home, such as replacing your batch feed garbage disposal or attempting garbage disposal repair and the best way to replace your floors or how to upgrade your bathrooms while spending as little as possible.

Real Estate as an Investment

Not looking to live in your property, but will be using it as an income property? Check out this article on why you should and should not consider real estate as an investment.

Common Buyer Errors

Most people, naturally, are inexperienced with purchasing a home, and that can leave a lot of room for errors. We go over the most common items to look out for. If you have a plan in place, you’ll be sure to avoid these errors. These practical tips will help you make the most of purchasing your new home.

Self Employed Mortgages

Self-employed people will want to take a look at this to prepare themselves for negotiating a mortgage.

Location, Location, Location

You’ll hear a lot of realtors ramble on about how important location is in your home purchase. We take a deeper look at how location will affect both the way you live and your wallet.