Posts Tagged ‘Buying a Home’

How do I know I am ready to buy?

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

Becoming a homeowner does not happen overnight. It is one of the largest purchases most people make in their lifetime and as a buyer you will receive endless advice from family and friends. If you have already expressed an interest in buying a home you have already taken the first step. There are a few […]

What does an aging population mean for the housing market?

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

The aging population of the United States has been a growing concern on many levels, from what to do about social security to the housing market. The number of Americans age 50+ will grow to 132 million by 2030, which is an increase of more than 70% since 2000. This is a major shift in […]

How much mortgage can you really afford?

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

Here are some tips to help you determine a realistic budget for your house hunt! Different lenders will qualify you for different amounts. Going with the biggest mortgage option is not always the best option. There are some things you should consider before jumping into a large financial decision such as a house mortgage. Think […]

What To Do Before Applying for a Single Family Home Mortgage

Tuesday, December 10th, 2013

Everyone has a checklist for our personal goals, whether it is written in a journal or just being kept as a secret in the back of your mind. Although time will always march on, you cannot deny the fact that you and your family want to enjoy the holidays and all the things that make life worth living in the place you call your […]

Why is It Best To Buy A Rental Property?

Wednesday, December 4th, 2013

One main reason why most people turn into buying a rental property because you typically can make money by doing so. Being an owner of a real estate investment like a rental property in Coral Springs, is the same as having a tangible asset that you can control. Why? Because everyone needs a place to […]

House For Sale or House For Rent? Which is the Perfect Scenario For You?

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

One of the most common scenarios when a homeowners retires or takes on a new job in another city or state, is that they are putting that “FOR SALE” sign in front of the house. Especially if money is needed to buy the new place to stay. Although there are occasions where selling your house […]

My Down Payment was a Washer and Dryer

Wednesday, October 24th, 2012

Talking to my Mom, the other day about the various situations we have with our real estate transaction and one particular transaction where the financing is a challenge. She pipes in, “Our First Home we traded a washer and dryer for our down payment”.       Seriously?!?!  Oh Yes, she was serious.  Said they were coming from […]