Thirty Years in Real Estate

This week I’m going to focus a little on my husband.  I thought with his 32 years in real estate it’d be interesting to “interview” him.  Yes, I did say 32 years, isn’t that crazy.  In the real estate field, we see realtors get into the business and we see them leave for one reasonContinue reading “Thirty Years in Real Estate”

How Are You Represented?

Are you buying a home or maybe thinking of selling your home?  Should you use a Realtor or do it on your own?  Here are a few things to know about your representation.  Why Use a Realtor: A Realtor will have the negotiating skills that are needed in today’s competitive market A Realtor has accessContinue reading “How Are You Represented?”

Mortgage Knowledge

You have a ratified offer and now you need to finalize the mortgage application for your money to complete the purchase of your new home.  What do you need to know? My background as a mortgage processor gives me some inside knowledge I can share.  Let’s take a look into getting a mortgage.  What NOTContinue reading “Mortgage Knowledge”

It’s Spring

It’s Spring, what does Spring make you think of?  Flowers, warmer weather?  For me it makes me think home maintenance and maybe that is the Realtor coming out of me.  I wanted to provide you with a quick list of Spring home maintenance items.  If you make a habit of doing these items, I promiseContinue reading “It’s Spring”

Homeowner’s Insurance – What do you know?

Insurance: what is it and do I need it when I own or buy a home?  Some people confuse homeowner’s insurance with a home warranty.  Insurance is not going to fix your furnace when it dies or replace your stove when it won’t heat anymore.  Insurance covers your home against perils, that is fire, snow,Continue reading “Homeowner’s Insurance – What do you know?”

BUYING TIPS IN A SELLER’S MARKET

A quick definition of a seller’s market, this is when the demand for homes exceeds the supply of homes.  Currently interest rates are at a record low and many individuals are taking advantage of these low rates to purchase a home.  Most are finding that the monthly mortgage payments on a home purchase are lowerContinue reading “BUYING TIPS IN A SELLER’S MARKET”

Buying a home in your twenties

Buying a home in your twenties…. can it be done why absolutely. I bought my very first home when I was only nineteen years old. Thinking of the economics of it, you need a place to live and you are going to pay for those four walls and a roof, why not invest in yourselfContinue reading “Buying a home in your twenties”