Loved It, Bought It, Sold It!

Loved It, Bought It, Sold It!

Sometimes a home can appear almost perfect. It has great bones, an amazing floor plan, and just the right high-end features. But it may still lack that special pizazz. To get that “special pizazz” in a home for one of my recent clients, we found it just took a few...

Are There Fees for Canceling a Real Estate Agent Contract?

(Getty Images) You did the research, found a real estate agent you thought was right for the job, and signed an agreement to let the pro list your property. But if time passes—and if your house doesn’t sell—you might start wondering: Can you cancel that real estate...

Mortgage rates hit new all-time low for 15-year loans

Image by: Alzay / Shutterstock Mortgage rates for a 15-year fixed rate loan hit a new all-time low this week as rates for 30-year loans also dipped by one-tenth of a percentage point, according to Freddie Mac’s weekly lender survey. “Concerns about the Delta...

How To Prepare To Make a Down Payment on a House

(iStock) One of the biggest hurdles in buying a home is coming up with a down payment—the large chunk of cash that’s typically required to secure a mortgage for a house. Fortunately, most lenders today offer a wide range of down payment options for 5%, 10%,...

The New Normal of Selling a Home Today, Explained

Getty Images If you’re selling your home right now—or thinking about doing it soon—you should know that today’s housing market is unlike anything we’ve seen or experienced lately, maybe ever. In the past, home sellers might have waited weeks or months to get an offer...