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Which down payment strategy is right for you?

You’ve most likely heard the rule: Save for a 20-percent down payment before you buy a home. The logic behind...

Top 5 Ways to Impress Home Buyers

Remember when you found your current home? You walked in and got the feeling it was a great fit for...

Look Underneath the Hood

As anyone who has ever purchased a used car will tell you, looks can be deceiving. To get a true...

Navigating the Real Estate Maze

Have you ever tried to make your way through a maze at an amusement park or farm field? If you...

Dealing With A Home Inspection Issue

As you may know, it?s common to include a home inspection as a condition of an offer you make. It...

Home Shopping And The Four-Legged Stool

What kind of stool is most likely to keep you from toppling over when you sit on it? Of course,...

Should You Worry About Market Fluctuations?

You turn on the television and watch a news story about housing prices going down. Then you receive a flyer...

Shop for Insurance Before You Close

After purchasing a new home, buyers are often focused on securing a good mortgage, hiring a reputable moving company, and...

Making Sure Your ?Wish List? is Complete

Before shopping for a new home, people often create a ?wish list? of the features they desire most. That?s a...

When to Consider Buying a ?Diamond in the Rough?

Let?s face it. When you visit a home during a scheduled viewing or open house, you?re usually seeing it at...

5 Harmful Homeowner Habits To Break

Negotiation is a subtle art in real estate, but skilled negotiators can usually find some common ground that satisfies all...

Increasing Foyal Appeal

You?ve heard of curb appeal. It refers to the good impression buyers tend to get when they first see your...