Category: Buying a home

25
May

What’s the best advice a real estate agent can give a buyer before buying a home – BECOME AN EDUCATED BUYER.  What does this mean exactly? Do I need to go to school or a class to learn?  Good news – we did that part for you! We can catch you up quickly on how

16
May

Of course when you purchase a home, you know going in that you will be getting an appraisal for the home. Why? Because it tells you the fair market value of the home you are purchasing so you pay a fair price. Sounds like a good idea right? So when a survey is brought up,

11
May

Multiple offer situations are nothing new around here. You have probably heard about them quite a bit from friends that have bought or sold real estate in the last couple of years. With supply being so low right now, the best homes have the most people running after them. So what do you do when

09
May

You don’t have to look at the statistics to know that residential new construction is booming in many areas of the country including in and around Atlanta. Both first time and “move-up” buyers are deciding to be the first occupants of a new home, but what are some of the reasons these buyers are deciding

13
Apr

It can be said that finding the perfect neighborhood is just as important as finding the perfect home. With countless factors to consider, how can you narrow down your search to ensure you find the home and neighborhood that’s right for you? Here are three ways that we’ll work together to find the neighborhood of

11
Apr

I can’t tell you how many times I have heard, “I’m ready to buy a place, where do I start?” The first step is ALWAYS get prequalified for a loan. Always. This is your barometer for what you should be looking at – it can drive your search to or away from neighborhoods, schools, proximity

06
Apr

…and I want to paint it black. Or do I? According to a few different viewpoints, both culturally and religiously, there may be some good reasons for having a red door on your home. Here’s a look at a few of those beliefs: In Scotland a red door is a way to show that you

29
Mar

All last year, we real estate agents may have looked like Chicken Little. While we didn’t think the sky was falling, many of us ran around saying “A shift is coming… A shift is coming!”  A market shift, that is.  Why? Because we knew that the real estate market is typically on a 7-year cycle.

28
Mar

I work exclusively with buyers and let me tell you that one of the lines I hear the most is “I’m not going to overpay for this house.” GREAT news! There’s no such thing as overpaying for a house. You are most likely going to be obtaining a loan to purchase your new home, right?

14
Mar

In February I had the opportunity to join 19,000 other Keller Williams Realtors in Las Vegas for our annual Family Reunion. Gary Keller, the founder of Keller Williams shared all of the research he has compiled about the current market. I always enjoy hearing him discuss current, past and future trends in real estate. A

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