Over the years, it has not been common practice for homebuyers to go out looking for a house during the holiday season. The thinking was that everyone was too busy planning family gatherings, organizing gifts, or maybe decorating the house. Some were working on getting travel plans ready. Others were just looking forward to some … Continue reading Should I Sell My Home During the Holidays?
Before you can find the right neighborhood, you have to make a list of what to look for. And that list is individual to you and your family. It may not be possible to get everything on your list, and you may have to compromise. Step 1 – Ask yourself the following questions: What type … Continue reading How Do I Choose a Community to Buy a House In? Finding the Right Neighborhood
“Should I renovate before I put my house on the market?” is a question many homeowners ask. And the answer is, that it depends. There are generally three types of home buyers: BUYERS with vision, who can see any home and imagine what it will look like with their own personal touch BUYERS who are willing … Continue reading I’m a Seller – Should I Renovate Before I Sell my House?
This Month in Real Estate is a monthly video news series that offers an inside look at the national real estate market. Each edition provides a snapshot of the numbers and trends that drive the real estate market, as well as expert opinion and analysis. If you need help finding a realtor in Boca Raton … Continue reading This Month In Real Estate
1. Decide to buy. Although there are many good reasons for you to buy a home, wealth building ranks among the top of the list. We call home ownership the best “accidental investment” most people ever make. But, we believe when it is done right, home ownership becomes an “intentional investment” that lays the foundation … Continue reading Eight steps to buying your home
Your lender decides what you can borrow but you decide what you can afford. Lenders are careful, but they make qualification decisions based on averages and formulas. They won’t understand the nuances of your lifestyle and spending patterns quite as well as you do. So, leave a little room for the unexpected – for all … Continue reading Deciding how much house you can afford