What Are Seller Concessions? Here’s Why They’re a ‘Win-Win for Both Sides’
In a real estate transaction, both the buyer and the seller are looking to maximize their bottom line. This means navigating the highs and lows of ...
Posted by Mark Ross on November 17, 2022
What To Budget For Closing Costs When Buying A House
Are you considering purchasing a home for the first time? Then you’re probably already saving money for your down payment. But what about all ...
Posted by Mark Ross on June 20, 2022
Should You Buy A Home Or Keep Renting?
It’s a big question with no easy answer: Should you keep renting, or is it time to think about buying a home?
One of the major benefits of ...
Posted by Mark Ross on June 14, 2022
Common Things to Look Out for Before Buying Your Dream Home
It is easy to become overwhelmed when you enter the home buying market. Friends, family, colleagues, and even acquaintances will give you their ...
Posted by Mark Ross on May 28, 2022
Is Getting a Home Mortgage Still Too Difficult?
Potential homebuyers are always cautioned to be aware of mortgage lending standards and the difficulty they might face when trying to obtain a ...
Posted by Mark Ross on May 26, 2022
Will Increasing Mortgage Rates Impact Home Prices?
There has been some discussion recently on home prices in relation to mortgage rates. Some believe if there is a rapid rise of mortgage rates, home ...
Posted by Mark Ross on May 25, 2022
How To Bounce Back From Buyers Remorse
We’ve all bought things we regret, but if there’s one purchase you don’t want to get wrong, it’s a home. Once you’re ...
Posted by Mark Ross on May 24, 2022
How The Home Appraisal Process Can Impact Your Mortgage Payment
The home appraisal process is just a formality when buying real estate, right? You’ve found the house you love and put in a good offer, and it ...
Posted by Mark Ross on May 22, 2022
Insight For Buyers Facing A Bidding War
For sellers, getting multiple offers on a house is a dream. But for buyers who have fallen in love with a particular property, hearing that their ...
Posted by Mark Ross on May 21, 2022
Is The Basement Included In The Square Footage Of A Home?
This is the tale of two basements in otherwise comparable houses. One is a finished basement with a den, bedroom, and full bathroom. The other ...
Posted by Mark Ross on May 19, 2022
Here's What Is And Isn't Included In A Sale
A favorite pastime of many buyers scrolling through real estate listings—or walking through an open house—is fantasizing about what life ...
Posted by Mark Ross on May 18, 2022
The Pros And Cons Of Buying A House With An ADU
As home prices continue to rise and inflation sends the cost of daily living into the stratosphere, more people are looking for simple ways to make ...
Posted by Mark Ross on May 17, 2022
A Guide To Title Companies For First Time Homebuyers
If you’ve recently gone under contract to buy a home, you’ve probably been told by your real estate agent to find a title company. In ...
Posted by Mark Ross on May 13, 2022
The New Rules Of Homebuying Today
Here’s an understatement for you: Buying a home today is not the same as it used to be. In fact, it’s a whole new ballgame.
The COVID-19 ...
Posted by Mark Ross on May 12, 2022
5 Mortgage And Homebuying Tips For Newlyweds
For many newlyweds, buying a home makes their union feel even more official. After all, finding the perfect space to grow old together may seem like ...
Posted by Mark Ross on May 9, 2022
6 Mortgage Tips For Single Homebuyers With Children
If you’re a single parent, it’s arguably more challenging to buy a home than for those in a partnership with dual incomes. Yet it’s ...
Posted by Mark Ross on May 5, 2022
Homebuying And Mortgage Guide For Singles
Many people might picture homeownership as an event that happens only after two people get married and start a financial partnership. Some mortgages ...
Posted by Mark Ross on May 3, 2022
How Much Is Enough For A Down Payment?
Most would-be homebuyers start their journey by gathering a down payment. This money is crucial to snagging a mortgage and getting that much closer ...
Posted by Mark Ross on April 22, 2022