7 Important Rules for a First-Time Homebuyer Working With a Real Estate Agent

When Mr. and Mrs. Murray (not real names) wanted to buy a house for the first time, they hired a real estate agent. They rightly believed doing this would help them get their dream house fast. However, the Murrays did not know that there are certain rules that homebuyers working with an agent must follow.Continue reading “7 Important Rules for a First-Time Homebuyer Working With a Real Estate Agent”

Bidding War: How to Win Against Other Buyers When Competing for Your Dream House

Have you ever lost what you considered to be the perfect home to another buyer in a bidding war?  If yes, you probably understand the feeling of disappointment that comes with it and want to prevent a recurrence. However, if your answer is no, then you may be looking for a way to avoid suchContinue reading “Bidding War: How to Win Against Other Buyers When Competing for Your Dream House”

Buying a House Remotely? Here’s How to go About it

When making a substantial financial commitment like buying a home, it’s only reasonable to do it in person. But with the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic, this may not always be the best option. Buying a house remotely has now become a reasonably safe way to go for home buyers. But the remote home buyingContinue reading “Buying a House Remotely? Here’s How to go About it”

Buying a House in a Seller’s Market: 7 Strategies to Making it Happen

As a homebuyer, you want the best house on the market for the best price possible. But achieving this in a seller’s market is quite tricky due to the competition for the properties on sale. To have the edge over other buyers in this market, you need to adopt smart buying strategies. Your strategies shouldContinue reading “Buying a House in a Seller’s Market: 7 Strategies to Making it Happen”

8 Reasons Why You Should Go Ahead and Buy A House in 2021

Are you having second thoughts about making that home purchase? Perhaps, you feel you’re not ready for the obligations – financial and emotional – that come with it. Well, want to hear a secret? It is normal to develop cold feet when looking to buy a house. Many people feel this same way – untilContinue reading “8 Reasons Why You Should Go Ahead and Buy A House in 2021”

10 Common Home Buying Myths You Should Ignore (And Why)

You may not want to hear this, but you know those home buying “facts” your friends and family tell you? Many of them are totally untrue – they are just myths. Sticking to these myths without doing your research can be detrimental to your home purchase process. It may slow down the process or even cost youContinue reading “10 Common Home Buying Myths You Should Ignore (And Why)”

A Guide On How To Save Up For Your House Down Payment

For most people looking to buy a house, getting the funds to do so is their primary priority. But most banks won’t give them a loan if they haven’t saved up their house down payment. In fact, some banks try to verify that the funds exist by checking the applicant’s bank statements. So, in orderContinue reading “A Guide On How To Save Up For Your House Down Payment”

7 Crucial Tips Every First-Time Homebuyer Must Take Note of

Buying a house is a key part of the American dream. You get to finally have a place to call yours and start a family. However, achieving this dream requires following a complicated process. Homebuyers, especially first-timers, need to know as much as they can about this process before making a decision. Not doing soContinue reading “7 Crucial Tips Every First-Time Homebuyer Must Take Note of”

8 Common House-Hunting Mistakes First-Time Homebuyers Make

House-hunting is the most exciting part of buying a house for many first-time homebuyers. It is an opportunity to finally choose a home you love for a price you can afford. However, many of us get carried away during the process and forget that there’s a lot at stake. For example, some first-time homebuyers overestimateContinue reading “8 Common House-Hunting Mistakes First-Time Homebuyers Make”

8 Reasons Why You Should Consider Moving to Utah

Before relocating to a new state, there are certain features you expect that state to have. If you are like most people, features like security, jobs, and a family-friendly environment will be among your must-haves. You’d want a state that has all or most of these features. This brings us to the question: Have youContinue reading “8 Reasons Why You Should Consider Moving to Utah”