Glossary

Glossary

REAL ESTATE TERMS AMORTIZATION – The number of years it takes to repay the entire amount of a mortgage. APPRAISAL – An estimate of a property’s market value, used by lenders in determining the amount of the mortgage. APPRECIATION – The increase of a property’s value...
Home Maintenance Schedule

Home Maintenance Schedule

Regular Maintenance is the Key Inspecting your home on a regular basis and following good maintenance practices are the best way to protect your investment in your home. Whether you take care of a few tasks at a time or several all at once, it is important to get into...
Buyers

Buyers

FIRST TIME BUYERS Purchasing your first home is an exciting experience.  Your real estate agent will walk you through the process. Things to remember: YOUR CREDIT This information is called your “credit history”. A credit reporting agency provides information about...
Empty Nesters

Empty Nesters

The kids have finally moved out, and you have more space than you need in a home?   We can help in finding the right-sized home to meet your needs.  Downsizing allows to reduce expense and frees up equity in your home to put towards things like traveling, investing in...
Moving Up

Moving Up

House owners discover very a few distinct factors to move-up, ranging from the basic need for much more square footage to make room for a growing household to the wish to have a greater neighborhood or even just taking advantage of the option of increased income to...
Purchasing is a Process

Purchasing is a Process

Purchasing is a Process NOT an Event First of all, it’s important to understand that purchasing a house is a process not an Event.   People generally don’t wake up one morning, without any preamble, and go buy or sell a house. lnstead, the decision to buy and sell an...