Budget for a Home: Top 3 Tips and Tricks to Save Money Fast

There are many ways to budget and save money for buying a home. However, many prospective homebuyers find budgeting for a home daunting. After all, it’s not just saving a few hundred dollars for a new home, it’s saving THOUSANDS of dollars! Don’t let that discourage you, though. We see people do it every day! 

Here are a few tips and tricks you can do to save money fast for buying a home.

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Best Real Estate Questions to Ask Realtors

Buying a home is one of the biggest investments a person will ever make. After all, the current average mortgage payment of $1,275 on a 30-year fixed mortgage, and the median time people live in their homes is 13 years. Something this huge can either positively or negatively impact a buyer or seller’s life, leading many to seek the guidance of an expert real estate agent. So, how exactly do you go about finding an expert to guide you through this process? Here are three of the most important types of real estate questions to ask potential Realtors whether you are buying or selling a home.

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WHEN IS THE BEST TIME OF YEAR TO SELL A HOUSE?

WHEN IS THE BEST TIME OF YEAR TO SELL A HOUSE?

One of the most common questions we receive from our clients is “when is the best time to sell my home?” The short answer is: whenever you are truly ready to move.

Each season has its benefits (and challenges), therefore there isn’t ONE specific time that is best. However, it’s important to be aware of what you are up against. So, what are the benefits and challenges for selling your home throughout the year?

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Seller’s Market: These 7 Tips Can Help Buyers Conquer the Seller’s Market

Seller’s Market: These 7 Tips Can Help Buyers Conquer the Seller’s Market

This article was originally written during a hot seller’s market in 2017. Several years later, and it’s still a seller’s market. In fact, there are fewer homes on the market today than back in 2017. Low inventory is caused by numerous things, but the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 has been a notable contributing factor. We thought it would be a good idea to update this article and offer any new insight or tips for buyers.

If you want to purchase a home in 2021 be warned — you’re playing by new rules. Seller’s rules that is. Low housing inventory and high demand have created a seller’s market, one that isn’t going away any time soon. However, these seven tips can increase your chances if you happen to find yourself in a bidding war on your dream home.  

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