Now is the Time to Buy that Vacation Home…

Do you dream about owning a vacation home? If so, there may never be a better time than now! Purchasing a second home is not a decision to be taken lightly, but if it is something you’ve always wanted, the means for making that dream come true are not as difficult as you might think. … Continue reading Now is the Time to Buy that Vacation Home…

Why 2016 is the Best Year to Buy or Sell your Home

2016 is predicted to be a HUGE year for real estate. The housing market has stabilized and is stronger than it’s been in 10 years. If you’ve been waiting for the “right time” to buy a new home or put your home on the market, now is that time. Here’s why… 2016 is predicted to … Continue reading Why 2016 is the Best Year to Buy or Sell your Home

Buyer Beware: There Are Downsides to Buying a FSBO

Purchasing a For Sale by Owner (FSBO) property may seem like a good idea; the seller isn’t paying sales commissions and that should be reflected in the price. However, caveat emptor—buyer beware—there are downsides. According to research conducted by the National Association of Realtors, fewer than 10% of FSBOs are actually sold. Why? There are … Continue reading Buyer Beware: There Are Downsides to Buying a FSBO

The Pros of Buying vs. Renting

Many people are trying to decide whether they should buy or rent a home. In order to make this decision, potential home buyers should consider the increasing cost of rent, the value of home equity, and the intangible benefits associated with homeownership. Increasing Cost of Rent Home buyers typically enjoy fixed housing expenses. Renters are consistently asked … Continue reading The Pros of Buying vs. Renting