HOW TO AVOID SHOCK AND AWE IN MAKING A REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT

HOW TO AVOID SHOCK AND AWE IN MAKING A REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT

Let’s say you made the exciting decision to take a step towards making an investment in real estate by purchasing property at auction.  This is an exciting decision and also a big one too. I am writing this article to guide you through the steps you should take.  Yes, before you buy a property off… Continue Reading HOW TO AVOID SHOCK AND AWE IN MAKING A REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT

I Think We’re Alone Now

I have had people tell me when I ask them why they have not purchased a home that having a mortgage takes them out of their comfort zone.  Maybe they are comfortable because they are living with mom and dad almost rent-free, or they are living in a rental property.  While they think they may… Continue Reading I Think We’re Alone Now

EARNEST MONEY, WHAT IS THAT?

The meaning of earnest money is in the name, it is a deposit of good faith on a home loan from buyer to seller.  Earnest money deposits will often set your offer apart from other applicants. Earnest money is different from a down payment and often a lot less. It’s basically a good-faith gesture and… Continue Reading EARNEST MONEY, WHAT IS THAT?

Hey There Buyer It’s Appraisal Day Are You Ready?

Hey There Buyer It’s Appraisal Day Are You Ready?

Have you heard of the real estate agent appraisal happy dance?  It is a real thing.  When the home that you have made an offer on appraises at or even above your offer these agents are known to drop everything and dance.  Then they call you and you dance too because you are closer to… Continue Reading Hey There Buyer It’s Appraisal Day Are You Ready?

Merry Christmas Happy New Year

Merry Christmas Happy New Year

Can you believe that Christmas is almost here which means that 2019 isn’t far behind, where has this year gone?  How does this happen? I am sitting here thinking about what I want to write today and I thought about how at this time of the year we hear how we should stay fit during… Continue Reading Merry Christmas Happy New Year