Beyond the Listing: Resources for Buying or Selling a Home

3 Common Pitfalls To Avoid When Buying Your First Home

Buying your first home is an unforgettable experience that should be absolutely perfect. So that it is from start to finish, there are common pitfalls you need to know about and avoid. They end up causing home buyers a lot of stress today.  Not Finding Out Actual Value A lot of home buyers think that just because sellers have their properties listed at a certain price, that's the amount they have to offer. Read More 

2 Tips For Determining The Value Of A Home In Pre-Foreclosure

A home that is in the pre-foreclosure stage is still in the process of transferring the title to the homeowner. This stage can be a good time for buyers to purchase homes because the previous owner and lender are looking to pay off as much of the home as they possibly can. Therefore, as a buyer, you may be able to get a good deal on a home that is in your price range. Read More 

Four Things To Look For At Open Houses That Aren’t About The Actual House

When looking for a potential home to buy, it can be really easy to get caught up with the interior and physical features of homes on the market. There are plenty of things that might make a home perfect for your needs, or adversely might actually make the 'perfect' home not so great after all. Here are four things you should look out for when viewing houses for sale that might not have anything to do with actual physical aspects of a home. Read More 

Want To Buy A Lake House And Fix It Up? What To Know To Make A Great Investment

If you're looking for a summer lake property and you aren't sure what areas are the best or what areas are increasing in value, it's time to get a real estate agent to help you with the search. When you purchase a second home or a lake property, it's important that you're making a great investment, especially if you're buying something you want to fix up and resell later on. Read More 

3 Things Sellers Should Always Do Before Entering Into Escrow

If you're about to sell a home, there are probably a thousand things racing through your mind. Though your real estate agent should be able to advise you on many of these items, there are a couple things that most sellers either forget to do or are never told to do before the sale of their home. Any of these issues could potentially cause the escrow process to fall through, forcing you to go through the process again from the very beginning. Read More