You’ve finally got all the paperwork signed and you’re ready to move into your new home. With the thought of unpacking being the first thing on your mind, there isn’t a lot of room for much else. What you should know is that, even having done a walkthrough of the house before you moved in, there are probably a few things you need to keep an eye out for. To make sure you can fully enjoy your new home, we’ve compiled the most important things to do when moving into a new house.Read More
Well, you’ve finally done it!
You’re moving into your new home…you’ve gone through the hassle and the pain of filling out every single line of your closing documents. You’ve dealt with inspections, with last-minute changes to your closing costs, and of course the ever-changing closing date.
So now you’re probably thinking, well all I have to do is move everything in, then I can kick back, relax, turn on the TV and enjoy myself!Read More
The first step in selling your home is to find the best real estate agent to fit your needs — and not all agents are created equal. What may have been a great fit in an agent for your aunt, your best friend, or your neighbor may not necessarily be the best one for you.
In larger communities, you may find agents have specialties — they may focus on a certain price range, a certain neighborhood, or a demographic such as first-time home buyers. Some may be more hands-on — leading you every step of the way — whole others may only step in when needed. Determine which kind of agent you prefer and then use these steps to make sure you find the right agent for your situation.Read More
As a first-time home buyer, there are many financial considerations to take into account. From the beginning stages of choosing a mortgage lender, to organizing your down payment, and finally selecting your dream home. It is important to know what financial options you have available.
For many, these options can become overwhelming and confusing. To help simplify these considerations, we’ve put together a list of the best financial options available to first-time home buyers.Read More
When it is time to remodel your home, you have two options. You can go small and simple or you can go big and sweeping. If you have decided to go all-out, partial or total demolition may be the way to go. This is not a decision to be made lightly, but it is one that can give you a really fresh start. Here are a few considerations to make when demolishing a house.