Real Estate Advisor

Nov. 20, 2021

Deciding To Buy Now or Wait...

Should I Wait Or Should I Buy Now? 

That is the question many of today's buyers are wrestling with. Soarning prices, inflation and steep competition have some buyers feeling hopeless. Many have given up on purchaseing a home. By waiting to purchase your home you risk prices and ...

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Oct. 28, 2021

Getting Familiar With Today's Market

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If you're considering selling your home, one of the things you may want to do is stay up-to-date on real estate sales in your local market. The more you know about what kind of homes are selling, the better feel you'll get for the market value of your ...

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Aug. 31, 2021

Finding The Right Neighborhood Home For You

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When you think about your dream home, are you seeing the house, or the neighborhood it's in? It's easy to get caught up in bedroom and bathroom counts when you're shopping for a new home, but the biggest choice you're going to make in the ...

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July 29, 2021

4 Inside Tips to Make the Most of Opens Houses

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4 Insider Tips to Make the Most of Open Houses 

Have you visited any open houses in the neighborhoods you're interested in? Make sure you're maximizing your weekend trips with these four must dos.

1.   Open everything.
From doors to cabinet drawers, it's the only way ...

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April 8, 2021

Benefits of Switching to a 15 Year Mortgage

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Imagine owning your home outright in 15 years! 

If you've been in your home for five years, and if current interest rates are one percentage point less than your existing mortgage rate, now might be the time to consider a refi.

Refinancing can save you tens of thousands ...

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Feb. 2, 2021

Things NOT To Do When Applying For A Home Loan

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You’re shopping for houses and you’ve got your mortgage pre-qualification lined up. Great!

Keep in mind that there a few things you should NOT do:

  • Don’t make a major purchase. This will change your credit score and can possibly disqualify you from a mortgage.
  • Don’t change jobs unless it’s absolutely ...
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Jan. 23, 2021

Has 2020 got you thinking it's time for a change?

Home in the forest.

So much has changed in only a few months' time, and "the new normal" has renters as well as homeowners reconsidering their relationship with where they live. If any of the scenarios below sound familiar to you, it could be time to make a move:

Everyone could use some space ...

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Jan. 18, 2021

Decorating For Small Spaces

Decorating For Smaller Spaces

A lot of people are downsizing these days, whether by choice or necessity. Having a smaller space presents decorating and design challenges, about which misconceptions abound. The number one misconception? That using white will make your space look larger.

Not so, say experts. Another mistaken belief is that less and ...

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