Have you ever found your dream home, BUT, it needs a little TLC? Maybe you love the layout, but the whole house has carpet and EEK! You hate carpets! You don’t want to walk away from the house but you’re wondering if you can afford an expensive hardwood installation after using all your cash for the ... » Learn More about Can You Afford To Buy A Home That Needs Improvements?
Buying a Home
If you’re making big decisions in your life, like buying or selling a home, it’s important that you have all the pieces of the puzzle. One of those pieces is ensuring you have a “village” or community of experts supporting you in your real estate journey. Your village shouldn’t just be comprised ... » Learn More about Creating Your Real Estate “Village” of Community Experts
Picking a Real Estate Agent can be daunting, particularly if you’re a first-time home buyer and have never gone down this path before. I mean, there are literally hundreds of us out there, so how do you choose the right Real Estate Agent? The best things you can do is interview a few of them. I ... » Learn More about How To Pick a Realtor® When Buying a Home
If you’re going from renting to buying, you probably have some questions about your financing. One of the most common questions I get asked is – “Do I need to have a 20% down payment?” The quick answer is – no! You can buy a home with as little as 5% down depending on what the purchase price is. ... » Learn More about Going from Renting to Buying
If you’re planning on purchasing a home you’ll need to decide if you’re going to use a mortgage broker or a bank for your financing. So…what’s the difference? The best way I like to explain it is with an analogy. Imagine you’re planning on purchasing a vehicle. You probably have a checklist of ... » Learn More about Pros of Using a Mortgage Broker When Buying a Home