After years of trying unsuccessfully to list my home on my own, I finally realized that I needed some serious help. I began looking for a great real estate agent who could help me out, and after interviewing a few professionals I found someone that was really in tune with what I needed. They sat down with me to talk about my needs and worked hard to help me to identify different homes that could work for my family. I wanted to make a blog all about selecting the perfect agent to work with during your house hunt. Check out this blog for great tips on choosing agents.
15 March 2018
When mortgage lenders and banks review any loan application, the potential risk involved in granting a mortgage to the applicant is often the determining factor for whether it will ultimately be approved or denied. Since raw land loans are considered to be some of the most risky of all, mortgage lenders will require even more conservative lending terms to help offset some of this risk. If you are preparing to apply for a mortgage for the purpose of buying land, the following information can help you succeed in getting the approval you need.
14 March 2018
Do you currently own a house that you want to sell in the near future? Are you thinking about handling the sale yourself? While it may be possible to sell your home on your own, this is unlikely to be the best choice for a variety of reasons. Instead, you should actually hire an agent to handle the sale for you. If the thought of hiring someone else to manage the sale of your home is something that makes you hesitate, some reasons why you should seriously consider this course of action include:
13 March 2018
New and experienced real estate agents alike can often benefit from choosing an area of specialty. While there's nothing wrong with being comfortable with many different parts of the real estate business, specializing in a preferred area can be a smart business idea. One area that you may wish to focus on is military relocation. Members of the military frequently find themselves on the move, and if you work in an area near a military base, you can likely keep busy helping departing servicemen and women sell their homes, and new arrivals buy homes.
9 March 2018
Making the decision to refinance your home can be tough, while there are many benefits to doing it, your mortgage will essentially start over the next few years will involve paying more interest than principal. That said, there are still some good reasons to move forward with a home refinance. Get Rid of PMI Private mortgage insurance is what you must pay when you purchase a home with less than a 20% down payment.
6 March 2018
Buying a single family home is a multi-part process, and signing the agreement to purchase is a big milestone in that process. It would be a mistake, however, to relax and let your guard down before you are actually handed those keys. Read on and learn how you can avoid some problems that can happen to less-informed home buyers. The Locked In Rate Expires In most cases, you felt extremely fortunate to get a low financing rate for your home purchase, but those rates almost always come with an expiration date.