Homeowners insurance. Manufacturers warranties. Builders warranties. And now home warranties? How much coverage does one home need? Actually, each of the options above covers different elements of a home. And while it’s smart to be careful not to pay for duplicate coverages, home warranties can be a smart option for first-time home buyers or buyers […]
What are Closing Costs and Which Ones Do I Have to Pay?
Buying or selling a home can be complex and emotional, especially if it’s your first time tackling the process. There are many steps to buying a home, even after an offer has been accepted. Buyers and their agents have much to do during a home’s due diligence period. And while sellers’ responsibilities are different, there […]
3 Quick and Easy Ways to Plan for a 2019 Home Purchase
5 Things Every Millennial Should Know about Buying a Home
This is the third post in a three-part series about how millennials are changing home dynamics and how families can adapt to their needs. Read the first post of the series here: “Why are Millennials Really Living at Home?” Read the second post of the series here: “3 Things You Need to Survive Living with […]
First-Time Buyer Tips: What do My Closing Costs Mean?
It’s important to understand closing costs from both sides to ensure there are no surprises during your home transaction. But as a homebuyer, just what do each of your closing fees mean? We break down the typical homebuyer fees for you below: Home Appraisal At its core, a home appraisal is a professional assessment of […]
First-time Seller Tips: What Your Closing Costs Mean
It’s important to understand closing costs from both sides to ensure there are no surprises during your home transaction. But as a home seller, just what do each of your closing fees mean? We break down the typical home seller fees for you below: Real Estate Commission The real estate commission is a percent of […]