To err is human. If you’re about to embark on homeownership for the first time, it should go without saying, that you are about to make A LOT of mistakes. The truth is: the buying process can be overwhelming, confusing, and (sometimes) just plain not fun. But, trust us, learning about some of the mistakes first time homebuyers make, and then, making the effort not to repeat those mistakes will make this process so so so much more enjoyable!
Take a look at some of the most common (and frustrating) firs... read more
**This week's blog feature is written by Mary Beth Downing, Realtor**The spring season is almost upon us. This is the time of the year when many choose to list their homes for sale. Spring is often the best time to list your property due to increased levels of buyer interest. While you love your home, it is important that you help others to do the same as part of your effort to sell it. One of the best ways to make others fall in love with your residence is by making improvements before you list it for sale. The t... read more
Buying a new house in an exciting experience. Suddenly you have this brand-new space to decorate. It is like starting with a blank canvas, the possibilities are endless. However, a brand-new home can also feel intimidating or even cold. It is a home you’re unfamiliar with, after all. It might take a little time before your new abode truly feels like home. To help the process along, here are a few things you might want to try.
Search for the familiarOdds are there are certain sights, sounds, and... read more
Buying a house is something many Americans dream of their whole lives. It is a real accomplishment to own your own home and many feel a sense of pride when receiving their first set of keys. If you are a first-time home buyer keys are not the only thing you will be receiving. There are certain tax breaks you can take advantage of if this is your first time owning a home. This can be immensely helpful when you consider all the money and planning that goes into buying a new home including savi... read more
Buying a house is a very important purchase and there are a lot of things to consider when looking for the right one. While browsing for houses, keep on the lookout for things that could affect you in the long run or end up costing you more. Here are a few questions that anyone buying a house should ask themselves to make sure they are considering some common concerns homeowners run into.
1. Will the Windows Need Replaced? - New windows can be pretty pricey costin... read more