What Is an Earnest Money Deposit?

Prospective new home owners can often become confused by the strange-sounding terms used throughout the process of looking at homes, finding one they love, and wanting to actually buy that house. There are a lot of steps involved from looking to moving in. One of those steps at the decision-making stage is the earnest money deposit. The Earnest Money Deposit …

What Does a Realtor Do Besides Show Me Homes?

A realtor can offer a wide range of assistance to prospective home buyers. Choosing the right one can save you a great deal of money and secure you the home of your dreams. Is Every Real Estate Agent a Realtor? The quick answer is no. Therefore, you need to be sure you are working with a professional realtor. It is …

Knowing When Your Ready To Buy

ll across the United States, there are millions of people looking to a buy home – either now or in the future. Over the last few years, lower interest rates have come along, making it more affordable than ever to buy a home. When most people stop and give it some thought – buying a home makes a lot more …

Determine The Listing Price

When it comes to buying a home, most potential buyers will use the listing price to as the number one factor to determine the homes that they look at. Even though you and a realtor may determine the asking price, the buyer will determine the selling price. If the price is too high, most buyers won’t give it a second …

Can I Have a Home Inspected Prior to Placing an Offer?

A lot of first-time buyers wonder if it is all right to have a home inspected before they place an offer on a house they are interested in. The answer is yes, definitely, if you want to be certain it is the house for you quickly so you don’t waste time haggling. A home inspection is an essential part of …

Are Rent-to-Own Home Offers Legitimate?

Many people dream about owning their own home but don’t feel they can afford it, for various reasons. It can be a considerable commitment to scrape together a down payment and all of the legal and closing costs involved in buying a property from a seller. In addition, people might be deemed a credit risk for various reasons, which means …

How Long Does the Realtor Listing Agreement Last, and Are the Commissions Negotiable?

A realtor listing agreement is a written, binding legal document between you as the seller of your property and a real estate agent who will help handle the sale of your home and earn a commission from it once the sale is made. The realtor earns their commission through marketing your home in a range of ways and handling a …

Always Learn All You Can On Real Estate Investing

No doubt investing in real estate can be a little scary. You need to have good information to begin with. With good knowledge about investing, you can profit easily. Check out these ideas to give you a great place to start. After you are comfortable learning about it, you can feel better about the decisions you make. When you’re trying …

Don’t Sell Your Property Without It

Learn to stop being cheated, by selling your property yourself.  Here are the revealing insights that most home sellers don’t know about. For most people, the prospect of selling their home can be positively daunting. First of all, there are usually plenty of things to do just to get it ready for the market. Besides the traditional clean-up, paint-up, fix-up …

Stones, Bones, and Emotional Overtones – Dwan’s Health Journey of 2020

July 28, 2020 SO THIS IS HAPPENING: Many of you know I was diagnosed with RA last year. The past several months I have been feeling very poorly. Long and short..Due to some great doctors, I am now having parathyroid surgery next week! My calcium numbers are thru the roof and I am experiencing EVERY side effect. The worst being …