Category: Home buyer tips

20
Jul

I have been helping people buy real estate for 15 years and here are some ideas to help the buying process run more smoothly for you: Get pre-qualified or pre-approved prior to starting your search – it is important to know what you can afford and what your monthly mortgage payment will be. Choose a

28
Jun

Another busy real estate month is in the books, and The Peters Company finished with the best month of performance in our history, helping 27 families transition to their next home. Thank you for trusting us to help you! So with this being a record breaking month, let’s dive into what that looked like on

15
Jun

Did you know in certain areas of Georgia, you may qualify to buy a home with NO MONEY down? You read that correctly, 0% down. Of course there are certain guidelines and individuals must qualify for this special loan. This loan is called USDA (U.S. Department of Agriculture). As the Peters Company Northeast Expansion Agent,

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,

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

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

16
Feb

With Spring right around the corner, you’ll probably notice more and more listings coming on the market. While most people begin their home search online, window shopping that way may not tell the whole story of a property. Here are a few ways in which looking at a home online could vary from seeing it

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