You’ve searched and searched to find the house of your dreams, the one that draws you in with every defining detail like it was destined to be yours. And then you find it, but it’s sporting a striking red and white sign with “For Sale By Owner” emblazoned on it. To some, this statement can be […]
Touring open houses in a quest to find your new home is exciting for any homebuyer. And while it’s necessary to ask questions while checking out a home, there are some comments potential buyers should keep to themselves. First, real estate agents, the home’s sellers and the neighbors all have a vested interest in what […]
VA home loans offer veterans significant benefits when buying a home: they can negotiate their interest rate, reduce or finance some closing costs and don’t have mortgage insurance premiums. To celebrate our service members this Veteran’s Day, we’re sharing the ways these loans can help veterans afford the homes of their dreams.
There was a time when having a home on the market during the holidays was unthinkable. With buyers preoccupied by cooking, shopping and traveling, conventional wisdom said that house hunters would never have the time to search listings and visit open houses. Today’s buyers, however, can search for homes while making Thanksgiving dinner, on a […]
The numbers have it: Home buyers and sellers are gaining confidence in the FSBO option. These facts and figures can help you buy or sell a home without an agent.
How to navigate foreclosure auctions like a pro
If the units you’re interested in are not officially on the market…ask! Use this checklist for buying a condo without an agent.
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