Buying a Home: Do You Know the Lingo?

Buying a Home: Do You Know the Lingo?

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Some Highlights: Buying a home can be intimidating if you’re not familiar with the terms used throughout the process.To point you in the right direction, here’s a list of some of the most common language you’ll hear when buying a home.The best...

Rent Vs. Own

Rent Vs. Own

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Some Highlights: Owning your own home vs. renting may lead to some great options, such as locking in your monthly payments and having the freedom to customize your living space.Whether you rent or own, you have to cover someone’s mortgage costs. You may as...

Existing Home Sales Point Toward a Good Time to Sell

Existing Home Sales Point Toward a Good Time to Sell

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Some Highlights: Existing Home Sales dropped 1.7% from May to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.27 million in June.Low inventory levels are still a factor in the market. The current supply of homes for sale is at 4.4 months, which is less than the...

3 Ways to Build Equity

3 Ways to Build Equity

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Equity is the money you make from owning your home. It can be determined by subtracting the amount of principal you owe on your mortgage from your home’s value. When home prices rise, most homeowners gain equity. These three strategies reduce your mortgage...

5 DIY Projects for Active Summer Fun

5 DIY Projects for Active Summer Fun

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With school out for the summer, it can be tempting to sit back, relax, and just enjoy a little downtime. However, when fall swings around, you’ll need a few good summer stories to share. These five fun DIY projects will get your family moving and might be just...

10 Steps To Buying A Home

10 Steps To Buying A Home

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Some Highlights: If you are thinking of buying a home, you may not know where to start.Here is a simple list of 10 steps that you will go through to purchase a home.

4 Reasons to Sell This Summer

4 Reasons to Sell This Summer

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Some Highlights: Buyer demand continues to outpace the supply of homes for sale. This means that buyers are often competing with one another for the few listings that are available.Housing inventory is still under the 6-month supply needed to sustain a normal...