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”