Real Estate Glossary

Key Terms Defined Whether you’re buying or selling a home, real estate jargon can be confusing. To better understand the process, here are some key terms that will make your move easier. What You Need to Know Adjustable Rate MortgageThere are [...]

2020-09-14T12:48:25-04:00September 14th, 2020|Blog, FAQs|

Closing Costs

What Will I Pay? Closing costs are funds, in addition to a loan down payment, paid at settlement. These costs typically total 3% to 7% of the home's purchase price. Cash transactions may have fewer costs than financed purchases. There are a number of small [...]

2020-08-12T12:03:36-04:00August 10th, 2020|Blog, FAQs|

Real Estate Escrow

What You Need to Know “Being in escrow” is a legal procedure used when real property requires a transfer of title. An impartial third party, usually the title company, acts as a stakeholder and facilitator for both you and the seller to handle the property transaction, [...]

2020-07-20T12:31:34-04:00July 3rd, 2020|Blog, FAQs|

Financing Your Home

Consider All of Your Options Once you’ve found the property in which you want to invest, it’s time to examine the different real estate financing options. Consider loans that are offered by the government, traditional lenders, as well as ways to leverage personal equity. [...]

2020-05-21T00:13:59-04:00May 19th, 2020|Blog, FAQs|

Property Taxes

What You Need to Know Property taxes are a major source of income for local and state governments and are used to fund services including education, transportation, emergency, parks, recreation, and libraries. Cities, counties, and school districts in a region each have the power to levy taxes [...]

2020-05-20T15:13:03-04:00May 19th, 2020|Blog, FAQs|

The Finishing Touches

How to Personalize Your New Home Especially if you live in a newer construction building or just moved to a house with builder-grade details, you may be itching to personalize your space. When you don't have a hand in selecting the flooring, cabinets, or fixtures in [...]

2020-05-14T16:48:37-04:00May 12th, 2020|Blog, FAQs|

Real Estate Representation

Agents, Brokers, Realtors. What’s the Difference? Hiring someone to help with your real estate transaction can be confusing. There are so many different professionals out there including agents, appraisers, inspectors, and salespeople. Many people confuse the terms real estate agent, broker, and realtor and may even [...]

2020-05-14T16:51:00-04:00May 12th, 2020|Blog, FAQs|

Let’s Buy A House!

10 First-Time Home Buyer Questions, Answered. When you start thinking about buying your first house, it’s easy to let your emotions run the show. Before you know it, you’re stalking homes for sale on your home-browsing app, rearranging your schedule so you can do drive-by viewings, [...]

2020-05-15T15:23:20-04:00May 12th, 2020|Blog, FAQs|

How to Hire a Realtor

Finding the Right Representation You’ve worked hard and saved harder. All in preparation for the big next step. Now it’s finally time to find the perfect place to call your own. But how do you choose the right guide to lead you through the process? With [...]

2020-05-14T16:54:46-04:00May 6th, 2020|Blog, FAQs|
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