The Most Common Bidding War Mistakes
With the continued low inventory of homes for sale and more buyers looking for homes, it is almost 100% certain that every buyer will come into some ...
Posted by Donald Payne on June 26, 2022
What is a Homestead?
The word Homestead is used to refer to a permanent free-standing single-family home, or a condo, or a manufactured home occupied by the owner on the ...
Posted by Donald Payne on June 21, 2022
Should You Invest in a Home Warranty
It is very important to protect the biggest investment you will make in your life, your home. The most common and first thought of a way to do this ...
Posted by Donald Payne on May 16, 2022
Challenges for New Construction Homebuyers
Being a homebuyer in this market can be very challenging. Inventory is extremely limited, and supply chain issues are causing delays in the ...
Posted by Donald Payne on April 28, 2022
6 Reasons to Buy a New Built Home
With the growing popularity of HGTV and other home improvement outlets, you probably have a pretty good idea of the features you want in a home....
Posted by Donald Payne on March 4, 2022
Should You Get a Pre-Qualification or Pre-Approval?
Should you get pre-qualified or pre-approved for your next home purchase? You may have heard the terms used interchangeably, but they’re two ...
Posted by Donald Payne on February 4, 2022
Alternatives to Buying a House with Cash
As nice as it would be to pay cash for a house, most homebuyers don’t have the financial ability to complete such a transaction and most people ...
Posted by Donald Payne on January 19, 2022
Respectfully Backing Out of a Real Estate Offer
The goal of any home sale is for both parties to come away feeling like they have benefited. Maybe it’s a seller pleased with the amount of ...
Posted by Donald Payne on January 10, 2022
Breaking an Apartment Lease to Buy a Home
Right now could be a very promising time to buy a home as mortgage rates are still very low. You might actually be surprised at how much home ...
Posted by Donald Payne on December 18, 2021
On a Home Tour, Ignore These Items
No matter the type of property you are searching for, there is a significant number of details in every interesting property that you must evaluate ...
Posted by Donald Payne on December 6, 2021
Why are Buyers Moving to the Suburbs?
Since the pandemic began in early 2020 more and more homebuyers have entertained the idea of putting down more permanent roots in the suburbs. With ...
Posted by Donald Payne on November 22, 2021
What is a Rent-to Own Home?
A rent-to-own home agreement can be an enticing option for anyone that hopes to someday be a homeowner but does not currently have the ability to ...
Posted by Donald Payne on November 20, 2021
Things That Have Taken Priority with Home Buyers Recently
It is no question that the coronavirus pandemic has changed the world of real estate and almost flipped it upside down on its head. What buyers were ...
Posted by Donald Payne on November 16, 2021
Win in a Multiple-Offer Situation
If you’re a buyer in this market, you know how competitive offers on homes can be. We’re still regularly seeing some houses not appraise ...
Posted by Donald Payne on November 12, 2021
4 Tips for Writing a Great Real Estate Offer
First impressions can be very important even when you’re purchasing a home. They are especially important when presenting your first purchase ...
Posted by Donald Payne on November 8, 2021
Contract Terms Home Buyers Should Know Before Signing an Offer
If you have ever attempted to read any form of real estate paperwork you have probably become overwhelmed with the large amount of content and legal ...
Posted by Donald Payne on November 2, 2021
Government-Backed Home Loans for Buyers
For many years first-time homebuyers that utilized government-backed loans had a strong leg to stand on in the housing market. Government-backed ...
Posted by Donald Payne on October 28, 2021
Reasons Renters are Choosing to Buy a Home
As mortgage rates continue to be phenomenally low there are several renters across the country wondering if they should take the leap into ...
Posted by Donald Payne on October 11, 2021