What Can Home Buyers Expect From the Closing Process?
The steps to Bartlett home ownership might seem complex and time-consuming, but they are designed to ensure there is a "paper trail" of all ...
Posted by John Quinn on November 13, 2019
What You Need to Know About Crafting a Home Buying Wishlist
Before you can buy an Arlington home, you'll need to know what you want. Should you get a home with a fireplace or a pool? Is a hot tub important to ...
Posted by John Quinn on November 6, 2019
Budgeting to Buy a Home? A Guide for Buyers
For many people, buying a Tipton County home is the biggest expense they'll ever take on for themselves. Budgeting for this kind of expense can be ...
Posted by John Quinn on October 30, 2019
Most Popular Floor Plans for Homes Across the US
When buying a home in the United States, it is common to come across dozens of floor plan options. To streamline the home buying process, Bartlett ...
Posted by John Quinn on October 23, 2019
What You Need to Know About Federal Fair Housing Laws
People have the right to housing, whether that's for rent or purchase. In the United States, it is illegal to discriminate against people on certain ...
Posted by John Quinn on October 16, 2019
Everything There is to Know About the Earnest Money Deposit
When buying a home, Oakland homebuyers may need to put down an earnest money deposit to clearly show their intent to buy the property. This helps ...
Posted by John Quinn on October 2, 2019
How to Look for a Home in an Age-Restricted Community
Purchasing a Tipton County home in an age-restricted community is a great way for a buyer to narrow down their options and (hopefully) find a group ...
Posted by John Quinn on August 28, 2019
Understanding Mortgage Pre-Approval vs Pre-Qualification
There are many steps to the mortgage process. As a general rule, home buyers do not know if they will get final approval for a loan until the home ...
Posted by John Quinn on August 7, 2019
Buying a Home? Research the Neighborhood First
When you're thinking about looking for a new home to buy, one of the variables to consider is the neighborhood where the home is located. The home ...
Posted by John Quinn on July 3, 2019
6 Financial Mistakes to Avoid While Applying for a Mortgage
When homebuyers set out to get a mortgage to buy a new residence, they must protect their financial standing to remain qualified through closing. Any ...
Posted by John Quinn on June 26, 2019
What to Know About Owning a Home with a Septic Tank
Not every homebuyer has a municipal waste system serving their home. Septic tanks are a solution for the treatment of wastewater and can be found in ...
Posted by John Quinn on May 8, 2019
A Guide to Home Appraisals
Appraisals aren't an exact science when it comes to valuing a property. Appraisals are often used by lenders when creating a mortgage for a buyer to ...
Posted by John Quinn on May 1, 2019
15- or 30-Year Mortgage: Which One is Right for You?
When the time comes to get a mortgage to purchase a home, especially for those buying their first home, one of the things that homeowners must ...
Posted by John Quinn on April 10, 2019
Should You Get an Adjustable Rate or Fixed Rate Mortgage?
Adjustable rate and fixed rate mortgages are very different from one another. When the time comes to take out a mortgage, buyers will have to decide ...
Posted by John Quinn on March 13, 2019
How Does a Mortgage Refinance Work?
Although a mortgage is designed to last until the loan is completely paid off, homeowners often choose to refinance it. They have many reasons they ...
Posted by John Quinn on March 6, 2019
Potential Red Flags for First Time Home Buyers
In the excitement of becoming a homeowner, it is easy to ignore signs of possible issues. Emotions can get the better of a person and obscure the ...
Posted by John Quinn on January 23, 2019
Pools: What Home Buyers Need to Know
Many kids and adults alike dream of living in a home that has its own pool. Having a pool means endless hours of fun during the summer and the ...
Posted by John Quinn on January 16, 2019
Buying a Home? What You Need to Know About the Debt-to-Income Ratio
Debt-to-income ratio is an important concept that home buyers must familiarize themselves with when the time comes to buy a home. A home buyer with ...
Posted by John Quinn on December 12, 2018