What you Should Know About Home Inspections

You want to know as much as possible about the property you're buying—it’s a big investment. Hir...

5 Ways the Location of Your Home Can Affect Your Life

Before you decide on a property, make sure the location is the right fit for you. Here are some ques...

64 Numbers you Shouldn’t Ignore

When you purchase a house, you want to make it yours. You repaint walls, buy new light fixtures, and...

Understanding Earnest Money

An important part of the homebuying process that you may never have heard of could help you land the...

Don't Let Scammers Steal Your Downpayment

Criminals are targeting homebuyers and stealing huge sums of money. If you’re not careful, you cou...

3 Tips to Help Your Kids Cope With A Move

There are more than just logistical challenges when you move with children. Many kids feel emotional...

The Most Important Negotiating Tip

There’s a simple thing you can do to put yourself in a powerful negotiating position: If you want ...

Avoid These Mistakes Between Loan Approval and Closing

You've been careful with your finances, saved for a downpayment, and finally received approval for a...

As a buyer, time is of the essence

Buying a home isn't a process to be rushed. Yet with all the variables that go into purchasing prope...

The number-one way to make homebuying less stressful

Purchasing a home is considered a stressful—though exciting—life event. There are a couple ways ...

What fair housing means to you

Fifty years ago on April 11, President Lyndon Johnson signed into law the Civil Rights Act of 1968. ...

Why you might want a house that others don’t

There aren't many people who ask their REALTOR® to find them a house that backs up to railroad trac...

An accepted contract is just the beginning

As a homebuyer or seller, an accepted contract is exciting. But hang on … the deal’s not done. T...

You found dozens of homes listed online that you love. Now what?

It’s nice having options, right? Especially when it comes to making a big purchase like a home. If...

Home-staging tips for a show-worthy home

Staging your home is a great way to enhance the appeal of your property to buyers. Home-staging and ...