It's always great to enter your new home for the first time! I frequently get asked, "When do I get my keys?" After the buyer has gone through all of the rigamarole of inspections, removing contingencies, getting all of the last minute paperwork into the bank so that the underwriter will sign off on the … Continue reading
Sit down with your partner and figure out your budget. Communication is key throughout the hope buying process.
Follow me and my family on our journey to buying our first home. Should be interesting...
Today's blog is short but sweet. But since I get asked this question a lot, I thought that I'd address it. Perhaps it is best to first answer the question, what is earnest money (EMD for short)? Earnest money deposit comes up in Paragraph 3A in the offer. It's the first item in financing the … Continue reading
Today is the third component in our ongoing guest blogging. I'd like to welcome Alexis Hall. Alexis is a single mom to three kids. She created SingleParent.info to provide support and advice for the many families out there with only one parent in the household. How to Make Moving With Children Easier and Happier for … Continue reading
One of my all time favorite books. If you haven't read it, make the time. It's well worth it...but today's blog isn't about that. Today I want to talk about time wishing the offer process. There is often a lot of confusion surrounding what happens - in fact, I just went through a similar process … Continue reading
In real estate when we speak of a meeting of the minds we are talking about the buyer and the seller coming together on price and terms. This may also include any needed repairs after inspections and prior to the physical inspection contingency removal. However, some times the meeting of minds has to be between … Continue reading
So we covered knowing the inventory and asking questions. The last important competency that a buyer's agent should bring to the table is negotiation skills. There is no reason for you to leave money on the table. Everything in real estate is negotiable so you better make sure that your realtor® has some experience as … Continue reading