Location, Location, Location

Where is your dream home?  Many people are drawn to a location, maybe the beach, big city or the suburbs.  I personally joke all of the time that if I ever won the lottery real big, I would just buy a small home in a bunch of different locations.  That way if I felt likeContinue reading “Location, Location, Location”

Buying A Home With Zero Down Payment

Are you on the fence about a home purchase?  Is one of your concerns the down payment? I am here to tell you that there are mortgage options that allow for zero down payment.  You have a few options:  VA Mortgage – yes if you served in the military you may qualify for a VAContinue reading “Buying A Home With Zero Down Payment”

Market Reports for York & Adams County

As a real estate agent we keep a close eye on the current real estate market so that we can effectively counsel any buyer or seller. For those of you that might be considering a sale or a purchase we felt that the reports we received from the Real Estate Association of York and AdamsContinue reading “Market Reports for York & Adams County”

Considering a Home Purchase

Everyone has been reading or hearing something about how hot the real estate market currently is, how homes are selling for record highs and the competition for buyers is extreme.  While that might not be the market in every location, it is the market locally for us as well as many other locations.  Most sellersContinue reading “Considering a Home Purchase”

First Time Home Buyer Tips

Are you considering becoming a first time home buyer?  Buying a home can seem daunting and overwhelming but exciting all at the same time.  It is important to prepare for your first home purchase if you want to have a successful experience.  Here are just a few simple tips to help fulfill your homeownership goals. Continue reading “First Time Home Buyer Tips”

Buying A Vacation Home

Buying a second home to be used as a vacation home is something many think about and some act upon.  Is buying a vacation home something you should do?  There is a lot to consider.  Benefits:   Tax deductions – you can deduct the yearly taxes and interest paid on a mortgage if the home isContinue reading “Buying A Vacation Home”

Understanding Mortgage Escrow Accounts

Hello and Happy Friday!  Today, let’s discuss a mortgage escrow account.  If you currently have a mortgage, you may already know what an escrow account is and if you are buying a home right now and have been talking to a mortgage professional, you may be learning about one.   What is an escrow account?  AnContinue reading “Understanding Mortgage Escrow Accounts”