The Renters Dilemma: Can You Afford to Buy?
Home ownership is an important goal for renters. Is buying really as intimidating as it seems?
For Generation X, Homeownership is an Intimate Investment
Despite a hard hit from the economic recession, Generation X finds satisfaction in home ownership.
Understanding the Fine Print: Arbitration and Litigation
Information on addressing contractual disputes through Arbitration or Litigation.
Understanding the Fine Print: Dispute Resolution through Mediation
Mediation may be an effective alternative to litigation when approaching real estate disputes.
Think You Can’t Buy A Home? Think Again!
The financial hurdles surrounding home buying are meant to be cleared.
Housing Market Moving Toward Millennials
Millennials are buying homes in the suburbs, and the housing market trends are shifting to adapt.
Preparing Yourself for Closing Day
The process of buying a house can often take longer than expected. If you’ve agreed on a closing date, then congrats—you’re in the home stretch! Before heading to the closing table, read up on the documents that you’ll likely need to sign that are related to closing both your house and mortgage. Make sure to allow plenty of time to …
Get the Best Mortgage Rate in 2016
If you’re looking to purchase a new home this year, you already know there’s a considerable amount of preparation ahead of you—especially when it comes to getting a fair rate on your mortgage loan. Although your credit score does play a major role in your interest rate options, there are definitely a couple more factors that come into play. Below …
The Advantages of Building Green
The U.S. Green Building Council recently issued a press release detailing the top 10 states that have been making strides in sustainable development and design. Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, or LEED, is the most widely used green building certification program in the world, and the USGBC report was based on the states with the most LEED-certified square footage …
Get Smart About Home Buying
Do your research More and more buyers are turning to online listings in their real estate search. You may also want to drive around the neighborhoods you’ve been considering to find for sale signs and open house schedules. Don’t be afraid to ask plenty of questions: is the home in a flood plain? Have they ever had problems with pests? …