Home Buying Tips

 Are you a first-time home buyer? If you’re getting ready to buy your first property or are preparing yourself to buy a second or third, the following statements will guide you in making the process easier. When armed with certain facts about your personal financial standing and details about the neighborhood and home you’re interested in buying, you will enter the market in a realistic fashion with a clear idea of what to look for on your home search.   Be sure to always ask your agent for comparable … [Read more...]

A Real Estate Agent that…..

actually listens to you, takes your needs into consideration and helps you find a house that actually matches what your looking for? What?!? That's unheard of in this day and age. Most agents are looking to make a fast dollar any way they can. They usually take you around and show you houses that are out of your price range and/or have nothing in them that are of importance to you. This can be VERY FRUSTRATING!  So what is your other option? Get out the yellow pages, close your eyes and randomly select any old Joe … [Read more...]

The Truth about ‘searchable’ Real Estate Websites

So here's the deal. Sites like Trulia and Redfin are selling you real estate agents, not properties. That's correct. Many of the homes you're seeing on these types of sites do not update their information in real time so your search results are presenting you with homes that are either already under contract OR already sold. And by the way... agents pay thousands of dollars to have their photo appear on the site leaving you to believe that they are the one who has the listing or can get you access to the … [Read more...]