Knowledge Is Power on the Path to Homeownership

By Carla Stiver | December 1, 2020

Homeownership is on the goal list for many young adults, but sometimes it’s hard to know exactly how to get there. From understanding the homebuying process to pre-approval and down payment assistance options, uncertainty along the way can ultimately hold some buyers back. Today, there are over 75 million Millennials and 67 million Gen Z’ers…

5 Tips for Homebuyers Who Want to Make a Competitive Offer

By Carla Stiver | November 30, 2020

Today’s real estate market has high buyer interest and low housing inventory. With so many buyers competing for a limited number of homes, it’s more important than ever to know the ins and outs of making a confident and competitive offer. Here are five keys to success for this important stage in the homebuying process.…

By admin | November 29, 2020

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Key Terms to Know in the Homebuying Process [INFOGRAPHIC]

By Carla Stiver | November 27, 2020

Some Highlights Buying a home can be intimidating if you’re not familiar with the terms used throughout the process. To point you in the right direction, here’s a list of some of the most common language you’ll hear along the way. The best way to ensure your homebuying process is a positive one is to…

Thank You for Your Support

By Carla Stiver | November 26, 2020

 

Your House May Be High on the Buyer Wish List This Holiday Season

By Carla Stiver | November 25, 2020

Around this time each year, many homeowners decide to wait until after the holidays to sell their houses. Similarly, others who already have their homes on the market remove their listings until the spring. Let’s unpack the top reasons why selling your house now, or keeping it on the market this season, is the best…

Is Buying a Home Today a Good Financial Move?

By Carla Stiver | November 24, 2020

There’s no doubt 2020 has been a challenging year. A global pandemic coupled with an economic recession has caused heartache for many. However, it has also prompted more Americans to reconsider the meaning of “home.” This quest for a place better equipped to fulfill our needs, along with record-low mortgage rates, has skyrocketed the demand…

3 Graphs that Show We’re Not Headed for a Foreclosure Crisis

By admin | November 23, 2020

We all know the saying about assumptions. And if you don’t, well…just Google it. With the massive surge of unemployment that happened this year, it’s natural to assume that a massive surge of foreclosures will follow. However, history is not expected to repeat itself this time. Here are 3 simple graphs that prove why we’re…

Don’t Let Buyer Competition Keep You from Purchasing a Home

By Carla Stiver | November 23, 2020

This year’s record-low mortgage rates sparked high demand among homebuyers. Current homeowners, however, haven’t put their houses on the market so quickly. This makes finding a home to buy today challenging for many potential buyers. With an obstacle like this, those searching for their dream homes may be pressing pause on their searches as we…

It Pays to Sell with a Real Estate Agent [INFOGRAPHIC]

By Carla Stiver | November 20, 2020

Some Highlights Today, it’s more important than ever to have an expert you trust to guide you as you sell your house. From your safety throughout the process to the complexity of negotiating the deal, you need a professional on your side. Before you decide to take on the challenge of selling your house on…