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Prequalify

Prequalify What is prequalification and what does it entail? Right now the real estate market is very competitive, and getting properly prequaled gives you the upper hand when buying a home. By getting prequalified, you can feel prepared and confident going in with your best offer, giving you the best chance to get your perfect home.     Questions Part of the process of prequalifying a home buyer includes questions like: “How much would you like for your maximum monthly house payments to be?” “How much savings and assets do you have that can be cons...

May 21st, 2018 | Home Loans, First-Time Home Buyer, Mortgage, Qualify, Prequalify

You want a real estate agent, trust us

  You want a real estate agent, trust us You may think finding a real estate agent to help you buy or sell your home is it’s more trouble than it’s worth… but you’re wrong. Here’s why: Chances are, if you’re moving, you’re not an expert on the area where you want to buy a home. But you can bet that a local buyer’s agent is. Similarly, unless you happen to be a real estate market buff, selling a home yourself can leave you without the proper knowledge to protect your interests. A real estate agent can protect your interest by wr...

February 18th, 2018 | Real Estate, Local, First-Time Home Buyer, Community, Homebuyer, You want a real estate agent, trust us

5 Free Apps for Homebuyers

5 Free Apps for Homebuyers Searching for your next home? Here are five smartphone apps to download and add to your homebuyer toolkit.     Realtor.com The Realtor.com app is a great place to search for available homes for sale. With options to search for homes based on school or district, sale price, lot size, house age, number of bedrooms and bathrooms, and more, this is a great way to see what's available in your price range and desired area. Realtor.com also offers users the ability to filter results based on a number of criteria, including city, ZIP code, or n...

November 30th, 2017 | First-Time Home Buyer, Homebuyer, Real Estate, Calculators, Design, 5 Free Apps for Homebuyers

5 Tips For First-Time Home Buyers

5 Tips For First-Time Home BuyersBuying your first home can be stressful. Here are 5 tips to help your first home purchase go smoothly! First-time home buyers can feel overwhelmed: from finding the right home, to qualifying for a home mortgage loan. By following a few simple tips, you can cut out a significant amount of the stress that comes with buying your first house. 1. Track your spendingBefore you can figure out how much money you can afford to pay toward monthly home mortgage, you need to know how much money you have each month after other expenses. A good way to learn about y...

August 17th, 2017 | Home Loans, Mortgage, Qualify, First-Time Home Buyer, 5 Tips For First-Time Home Buyers