First Time Home Buyers

Oct. 1, 2020

Should I wait to buy or sell my home until after the election?

In a word, No.

You should not wait to buy or sell your home until after the election. It’s understandable that people fear change. When they’re afraid they make emotional decisions rather than rational ones. People “wait and see” for the results of an election because they worry about how ...

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Feb. 6, 2020

Cost-burdened Renters Time to Make a Move to Home Ownership

Have you been renting as a way to save money? It may be time to make a move. Rent has been steadily increasing in recent years and in many cases it’s less affordable than owning a home.

Many people continue to rent because they think it is more affordable. However ...

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Aug. 14, 2019

All About FHA Loans

What is an FHA Loan?

An FHA loan is a mortgage insured by the Federal Housing Administration (FHA). This governmental agency was formed in 1934 after the banking crisis that happened during the Great Depression. Many homes were foreclosed and there was a drastic decrease in home ownership.

The FHA ...

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Nov. 27, 2018

6 Reasons the Holidays are a Good Time to Buy Real Estate

Are the holidays a good time to buy real estate?

You’ve gone Black Friday shopping and now everywhere you see are sales, sales, sales. Did you know now could be a great time to get a deal on what you really want? Is a new home at the top of ...

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Nov. 15, 2018

15 Steps for First-time Homebuyers

 

First-time homebuyers

Buying your first home? It’s more than looking at listings online. Here are 15 steps you’ll take during this exciting time.

  1. Improve your credit. Don’t wait until you’ve found a home to work on your credit. This should be done well in advance. Your credit score makes a big ...
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