5 Resources to Learn About a School or Neighborhood

5 Resources to Learn About a School or Neighborhood The number one thing that I get told by buyers and renters is that they want to live in a good neighborhood or that they want their kids to go to good schools.  Guess what?  We can’t give that kind of advice.  What I can do … Continue reading 5 Resources to Learn About a School or Neighborhood

What to Expect From a Home Appraisal

Buyer An appraisal determines the value of the property.  Once you get to the point in the process for the appraisal, your lender will order it.  The appraiser generally gets in contact with the listing agent to schedule the appointment to go out and see the home.  Prior to going, they go through a similar … Continue reading What to Expect From a Home Appraisal

What to Expect During a Home Inspection

Buyer Home Inspection You might think that all inspections are the same, but some companies are definitely better than others.  You want to make sure that you choose a company that is going to do a thorough inspection.  They should be checking all the outlets, ceiling fans, sinks, bathtubs, plumbing that is visible, heating and … Continue reading What to Expect During a Home Inspection

Home Selling Process: Part 2 – After the Home is Listed

What to Expect, When Selling My Home - Part 2 After Listing My Home Step 1: Multiple Listing Service (MLS) Your home will be put into the Multiple Listing Service (MLS).  From here your home will be listed on many websites automatically.  Trulia and Zillow are two of them, however, there are many more.  Your … Continue reading Home Selling Process: Part 2 – After the Home is Listed

Home Selling Process: Part 1 – Before the Home is Listed

What to Expect, When Selling My Home: Part 1 Before the Home is Listed The Listing Appointment After you decide to sell your home, you will want to meet with a Realtor.  Some people choose to do a For Sale By Owner (FSBO) for different reasons.  Some of those are successful.  Approximately 70% end up … Continue reading Home Selling Process: Part 1 – Before the Home is Listed