Saving the Best for Last: Why You Want to Save the Best Rooms in Your Home for the End of the Showing

When you’re staging your own home and giving tours to prospective buyers, it’s important to give them something to remember, and saving the best for last is one way to do it.

Home Buying Tips: Three Items to Watch out for in a Purchase Agreement Contract

The purchase agreement is a vitally important document that outlines the provisions, terms and conditions for the transfer of property. It should be read carefully and any ambiguities should be clarified prior to signing.

Selling Tips: Four Surefire Ways to Irritate Potential Buyers and How to Avoid These Costly Mistakes

While there are a plethora of ways for a seller to irritate a potential home buyer, these are the four most common – and most costly.

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – Aug 18, 2014

Last week’s economic news brought little housing-related content, but several economic reports in other sectors contributed to overall perceptions of the economy.

Six Key Questions to Ask when Hiring a Real Estate Agent to Market and Sell Your Home

How do you find someone you can trust who will make you feel confident they can sell your home quickly for the best price possible? Here are the questions you should be asking.

Considering a Major Home Addition? Why a Detached Garage Can Drastically Improve Your Resale Price

While there are many steps that you can take to improve your property, the addition of a detached garage may be beneficial to you and may drastically improve your resale price when you are ready to sell.

Scam Alert! Three Mortgage Modification Scams to Watch out for (And How to Avoid Them)

As if homeowners who are facing foreclosure don’t have enough to worry about, a multitude of loan modification scam artists have invaded the internet, public files and even foreclosure notices in newspapers in hopes of targeting their next victim.

Five Absolute Truths About the Home Buying Process That You Will Need to Come to Terms With

Buying a home is an exciting time, but there can be setbacks. In this article we’ll share 5 potential setbacks that home buyers will need to come to terms with to make a successful purchase.

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – Aug 11, 2014

Last week’s housing related news was minimal, but a Federal Reserve survey of senior loan officers revealed that although credit standards for commercial and industrial loans as well as credit cards are easing, current mortgage credit standards are more stringent than in 2005.

Lowballing 101: How to Avoid Insulting a Home Seller when Making a Low Offer for Their House or Condo

Buying a home is a huge step for people who are ready to make an investment in their future. Getting a great deal on a home is just as important and knowing how much to offer could be confusing.