4 Ways to Update Without Renovating

4 Ways to Update Without Renovating

Renovation projects can be time-consuming and expensive.  Fortunately, they’re not your only option if you’re looking to change up the look or feel of your house. Create More Space Want more space but can’t afford a full-on addition? Try to enlarge your rooms organically. Add more lights and mirrors, paint the walls a brighter color, or rearrange the furniture to … Read More

4 Key Questions About Down Payments

Down payments can be a challenge to navigate, even for experienced homebuyers.  How much do you need to put down? Do current market conditions change anything for you? Even the most basic questions aren’t always easy to answer. Whether you’re thinking of buying soon or planning ahead for a purchase in 2022, now is a good time to clear up … Read More

5 Home Features Buyers Are Looking For

5 Home Features Buyers Are Looking For

The housing market typically slows down in the fall, so if you’re thinking of selling in the near future, it may take a little more effort to stand out from the crowd. Knowing what buyers want and making a few smart updates can help make your home more marketable and improve your selling price. Are you considering a home sale … Read More

Buying a Fixer-Upper: 5 Things to Know

Buying a Fixer-Upper: 5 Things to Know

In today’s busy market, many homebuyers have found themselves weighing options they would normally pass by.   One of the more common compromises is to consider a home that needs some work aka a “fixer-upper.” On the plus side, fixer-uppers often come with lower prices, less competition and a lower-pressure sale on the whole. Still, they’re not without challenges. Are you … Read More

5 Tips For Building a Home Wish List

5 Tips for Building a Home Wish List March 24 2021 Whether you’re thinking of buying a home soon or months down the road, you’ll need a carefully considered wish list when the time comes to start your search. Identifying your needs and wants will help you narrow your options and make your homebuying journey — which we all know … Read More

What You Should Know About Pre-Approval

          How long is a pre-approval letter good for? Getting a pre-approval letter is the crucial first step to house hunting. You can’t make an offer on a home without one. But once you’ve gone through the process, how long does pre-approval for a mortgage last? That depends on the lender. Some mortgage companies will honor a pre-approval … Read More