Tag Archives: Home Buyer
It’s Still a Seller’s Market, But What Does That Really Mean?
If you’ve followed real estate news over the past few months, you’ve noticed there has been a slow-down, or cooling, of the market. As a seller, this may be a bit intimidating or confusing, and the change may have left …
Real Estate Terms First Time Home Buyers Should Know
First time home buyer real estate terms
Moving into a New Home? Wait to Do This Step!
Congratulations! The closing has been finalized and you are a new homeowner! When strategizing what to do first, many new homeowners take advantage of the empty space and paint the walls before they ever move in. However, one designer says …
Seven Spring Staging Tips to Make a Positive First Impression!
When a potential buyer views your home online or sees it in person for the first time, this creates a lasting first impression that hopefully will leave a positive experience. To make sure a potential buyer will want a second …
It Never Hurts to Get a Second Opinion
Much like a major medical procedure, getting financing for a home purchase is a major financial decision. We always urge home buyers to get a second opinion on their home loan. This type of Mortgage Check-Up ensures that you’re getting …
Resource Video: Seller Edition
Should a Seller Provide a Home Warranty? Home sellers can offer a number of incentives to potential buyers. One of the most effective is a home warranty. This informational video provides key points so you can make an informed decision …
Resource Video: Buyer Edition
Things to Do Before House Hunting Before you start house hunting, make sure you are ready and qualified to start your search. Home buying can be an emotional process, that’s why it’s a good idea to have your Shorewest, REALTOR® …
Resource Video: Homeowner Edition
Factors That Can Depreciate Home Values A variety of factors can cause a home to depreciate in value… and some of these factors are beyond the control of the homeowner. This informational video provides key points on what common things …
Get your Pre-Approval Now!
Lenders are packaging pre-approvals in many different ways today. Some are using rockets, colored buttons, fancy names and clever animation. I believe consumers are better off armed with more facts and less flash…after all, the real issue is, can you get …
When Is It A Good Time To Rent? NOT Now!
A well known question is whether or not now is the time to buy a home. However you don’t often hear, “Is it a good time to rent?” That’s because it is NOT a good time to rent. The …