Buying a Home

Aug. 18, 2022

Getting Ready to Buy a Home? Embrace These Healthy Home Buying Habits

If you want to buy a home, you need to be able to responsibly save and manage your finances, and that comes down to having the right habits.

So what, exactly, are the “right” habits if you’re trying to buy a home?

recent video from realtor.com outlined the ...

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Aug. 10, 2022

Why You Should Capitalize on the “Negativity” About Mortgage Rates as a Buyer Right Now

Even though mortgage rates dipped below 5% this past week, they’re still higher than they were just a few short months ago. This has priced some home buyers out of the market, and caused others to take a wait-and-see approach, hoping for rates to drop back down to historically low ...

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Aug. 2, 2022

Tips to Help You Feel at Home Faster on Your Next Move

Moving into a new home is an exciting time. But even if you’re super excited about your new place, it can take a little while to get settled in—and for your new place to actually feel like home.

But luckily, there are things you can do to speed along the ...

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Aug. 1, 2022

Getting Ready to Buy a Home? Use These Tips to Boost Your Credit Score

Your credit score plays a major part in your ability to secure a mortgage—and to secure a competitive interest rate on your loan. So, before you buy a house, you’ll want to do everything you can to get your credit score as high as possible.

So how, exactly, do ...

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July 27, 2022

Buying a Home in Today’s Market? Here Are the Real Estate Terms You Need to Know

Today’s real estate market is one of the most competitive in recent memory. And in order to successfully purchase a home, buyers are having to be strategic and well-informed, and that includes understanding the real estate terminology that’s most relevant to this hot seller’s market.

So what, exactly, is that ...

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July 26, 2022

The Biggest Mistakes Buyers Make During the Home Buying Process, According to Real Estate Agents

When you’re buying a home, you want to avoid any mistakes—particularly mistakes that could prevent you from successfully purchasing your dream home. And if anyone knows what mistakes you’ll want to avoid, it’s real estate agents.

So, what are some of the most common mistakes buyers make when trying ...

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July 17, 2022

Thinking About Buying an Older Home? Here’s Why That’s a Great Idea

When it comes to buying a home, many potential buyers set their sights on a brand new build. But there are also buyers that prefer to buy a home with a little more history—and if you’re thinking about buying an older home, there are a ton of benefits you’ll get ...

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July 14, 2022

Renting a House Is Getting Way More Expensive. Is It Time to Buy?

Prices for everything have been going up—from food, to gas, to services, and people are getting less for the dollar. Rents are no exception.

After an unprecedented period of time where renters could more or less just cite COVID as a reason to not pay rent, the moratoriums on evictions ...

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July 9, 2022

Here’s How to Update Your Foyer—Just in Time for Summer

A new season is a great excuse to refresh and update your space—and summer is no exception. And if you want your updates to be visible as soon as you walk in the door, a great place to focus? Your foyer.

recent article from realtor.com outlined summer-friendly design ...

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July 8, 2022

These Are the Decorating Mistakes First-Time Homeowners Most Regret

You bought your first home. You’ve moved all your stuff in. Now, all that’s left to do is decorate your new space!

But not so fast…

First-time homeowners often jump right into the home decorating process, and end up making design decisions (or full-on mistakes) they ultimately regret.

So what ...

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