Deciding Between Buying a Home or Buying a Condo

Deciding Between Buying a Home or Buying a Condo

In your search for the right home, you will likely be doing a lot of footwork and analysis. Before you begin looking at actual homes, it is wise to determine how much home you can afford and the level of…

Buying a Home?  Don’t Forget the Inspection!

Buying a Home? Don’t Forget the Inspection!

You’ve finally found the home that is just right and made an offer and it was accepted. Now you just wait for escrow to close, right?  Wrong. Now is the time to have the home inspected to make sure you…

How Buying a Home is Like Finding the Perfect Shoe

How Buying a Home is Like Finding the Perfect Shoe

The adage “one shoe fits all” does not work when buying home.  It doesn’t work when shoe shopping, either, for that matter!  Homes, like shoes, are very personal, and often emotionally-based purchases. Try as they might to create a home…

Consider Safety When Showing Your Home For Sale

Consider Safety When Showing Your Home For Sale

When a potential buyer considers a home for sale, they are looking for more than a home that “feels” good, they also want to make sure their needs and wants now and in the future can be met. One of…

Getting the Best Appraisal When For Your Home For Sale

Getting the Best Appraisal When For Your Home For Sale

A key aspect of the home buying and selling process is obtaining a home appraisal.  A home appraisal is secured to estimate market value and can be quite complex. Recently there has been a change in the home appraisal process,…

Items to Consider When Buying a Home with Historic Value

Items to Consider When Buying a Home with Historic Value

Have you thought about buying a historic home? Maybe you have entertained the idea of owning your own bed and breakfast or just find the architectural aspects of such homes intriguing. Perhaps you have inherited a beautiful home that has…