1. Buying a bigger house than you need It is important to consider how much space you and your family need today and within the next five years. The larger your house, the higher your heating, cooling and maintenance expenses will be. The bigger your house, the higher the monthly mortgage and annual property taxes
1. Your property hasn’t sold because the photos are horrible. 99% of home buyers begin their house search on the internet, so it is critical that your property’s photos look amazing. Not just ok. If buyers like what they see on the Internet, then they might make an appointment to see your house in person.
I get asked this question a lot. The friendly onsite agent knows a lot about the neighborhood and seems eager to help you. The important thing to remember is that the onsite agent represents the best interests of the builder, not you. Some buyers mistakenly think that if they do not use a Buyer’s Agent,
Any of these mistakes can hurt how much you net from the sale of your house and increase the time that it takes to sell your house. Avoiding these mistakes will help you to sell your home for the highest possible price in the shortest time frame. Mistake #1 – Not Updating Replace anything that
It is a great feeling when your offer has been accepted and you are under contract on your dream home. The buyers who I work with sometimes ask me “What happens next?” This article will walk you through the process from offer acceptance to receiving the keys to your new home. Due Diligence and Earnest
1. Get your paperwork ready It is important to gather all of the important paperwork about your house, including the deed, your home owners insurance, your mortgage statement, your title insurance, your HUD from when you bought your home, any transferable warranties and your survey. Sometimes potential buyers ask for average utility bills in the
Step 1 – Get Pre-Approved before Looking at Potential Homes I can recommend experienced mortgage professionals in Raleigh and Cary, NC who will be happy to develop a personalized strategy for you and address all of your questions and concerns. Before we start looking at houses, it is important to know the loan amount that