How to Prepare to Buy a Home

How to Prepare to Buy a Home

When purchasing a home it’s “like” being an infant and it’s a matter of putting one foot in front of another to meet your goal of home ownership!! Buying a home can be one of the largest purchases that most people do in their lifetime,...
Building and Maintaining a Great Credit Profile

Building and Maintaining a Great Credit Profile

Your credit report represents how well you manage your financial responsibilities. The good news is that your negative information drops off over time but the positive information remains. Building a strong and consistent history of responsibly using credit is the...
Reasons to Buy a House in Winter

Reasons to Buy a House in Winter

So real estate wisdom tells us that spring and summer are the prime seasons for house hunting and moving. People are more likely to get out and shop when the weather is nice. It is a more pleasant time of year, and sellers know their yards look better when not covered...
What is my buying power?

What is my buying power?

It’s extremely important to go into the home buying process with a realistic expectation of your budget. You don’t want to fall in love with a house, only to realize that you can’t actually afford it when it comes time to pay the down payment....

Seven Reasons to Own a Home

Tax benefits. The U.S. Tax Code lets you deduct the interest you pay on your mortgage, your property taxes, and some of the costs involved in buying a home. Appreciation. Historically, real estate has had a long-term, stable growth in value. In fact, median...