Archives for February 2014

First-Time Homebuyer Guide: Questions to Answer Before Buying a Home

Taking the first step toward buying your home is both exhilarating and overwhelming. As you delve into the process, it is important to consider several factors. Buying a home is one of the largest financial investments you make in your life, so you’ll want to be … [Read more...]

What House Can You Really Afford?

What does “value” mean to you? To me, the word “value” means priceless—things money cannot buy. The problem with the American mentality is that we put such importance on material things and not on things that are valuable. I cringe when I read inspirational or … [Read more...]

Let’s Find Your Perfect Home!

Purchasing a new home is a journey that requires attention to every detail. Don't worry if you feel like you've changed your mind a million times on what you think you want. To help you best determine your wants and needs, start by making a list: List Must-Haves … [Read more...]

Trivia about Valentine’s Day

  Valentine's Day Trivia about Valentine's Day About three percent of pet owners give Valentine's Day gifts to their pets. One-third of all Valentine's Day cards are accompanied by gifts. Hallmark has more than 1,330 different cards specifically … [Read more...]

Home Affordability

Homes are more affordable today than at any time in recorded history. It’s not only because home prices are down, though -- it’s because mortgage rates are. Low mortgage rates extend a buyer’s housing budget farther than falling home prices ever could. But with mortgage … [Read more...]

New-Home Design Trends Can up Your Home’s Value

Perhaps you’re in the market for a newly built home. Or maybe you’re in the process of having a home built. Or maybe you’re considering a remodeling project to your existing home. No matter what your scenario is, take into consideration the latest home-design trends … [Read more...]