So you’ve decided to purchase your first home in 2018. Congratulations! Purchasing a home is a huge decision, and it can be one of the most exciting and rewarding experiences of your life. But purchasing a home requires capital, and if your savings account is looking a little trim as the year has gotten started, […]
With home prices rising in many areas of the country, many people are worried that we’re headed for a housing crash like the one we suffered in 2008. But here’s the thing: it’s just not true. While it’s understandable that people would look at the current market, consider it a “housing bubble,” and assume it’s […]
There are millions of homes bought and sold every year, most of them with the help of a real estate agent. However, there is still a segment of the population that chooses to go it alone when it comes time to sell or buy a home.
Have you ever walked into an open house, or called a real estate agent about a listing, and within minutes, they’re asking you if you are “pre-approved” for a mortgage?
Listing sites like Zillow, Trulia, Redfin, and Craigslist have become the go-to source for many buyers and sellers (particularly people attempting to buy or sell property on their own) to get information about the market, view properties, and connect with property owners. This can be a huge mistake…