What Are Closing Costs?

Closing costs are the expenses and fees associated with the purchase and sale of a home, such as taxes, title insurance, appraisal, and lender fees. For buyers taking out a […]

Feng Shui Friday: Stairs Facing the Front Door

Feng shui is an ancient Asian practice that works with the qi (life force energy) in our spaces and in order to support and enhance our own energy. Feng shui practitioners look […]

9 Ways To Get Your Offer Accepted

Today’s homebuyers are faced with a strong sellers’ market, which means there are a lot of active buyers competing for a relatively low number of available homes. As a result, […]

6 Simple Ways to Amp Up Your Curb Appeal

Sellers & Investors: Many homebuyers view curb appeal as an indication of how meticulous you are at keeping up other parts of your house. In today’s competitive market, great curb […]

Mortgage Pre-qualification vs. Pre-approval

A mortgage pre-approval or pre-qualification (lenders often use these terms differently — more on this below) is a process in which you submit financial documentation to a mortgage lender, like […]

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Buying New Construction

When buying new construction, it’s easy to get swept up in all the excitement of choosing a lot, home configurations and finishes, especially when you’re walking through one of those […]