Budgeting and Closing Costs

  Purchasing a new home is an exciting time for any buyer, and it’s easy to lose your focus on the numbers when you’ve fallen in love with a property.  While you may have imagined how you’ll decorate the living room or researched the nearest Starbucks to your prospective address, chances are you haven’t been […]

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The 2 Types of Home Loans

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Buying a home isn’t necessarily difficult—but figuring out your financing can be.  Navigating the loan process can be confusing, and you may be having trouble deciding what type is right for your needs.  To make sure you choose the right loan for you, I’m going to break down the two main loan types and outline […]

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What To Expect In Week 4 Under Contract

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Congratulations, you’re almost home—literally!  You’re this close to turning the key and settling into your brand-new house, but there are a few things that need to happen first. Most sales contracts close within a 30-45 day period, though your specific contract might be a little shorter or longer depending on your negotiations.  Regardless of the […]

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What To Expect In Week 3 Under Contract

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Welcome to week 3!  By this time, you’re probably getting anxious—and super excited—to move into your new home.  The good news is that there’s not a whole lot of work for you to do during this period; on our end, we’re getting to work on all things financing to bring you to the finish line. […]

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What To Expect In Week 2 Under Contract

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Did you finish your week 1 homework?  When you’re under contract, by this time you should have dropped off your earnest money, completed and turned in all of your lender paperwork, ordered your homeowner’s insurance, and completed your home inspection. How did your inspection go?  The hope is always for a positive result, but if […]

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The Ultimate Home Buyer Experience Foundation

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The foundation of the Ultimate Home Buyer Experience is one of the most important lessons you’ll learn.  In this portion of the course, we’re laying out all the financial-related information you’ll need to know before you even begin your home buying search. If you’re uncertain whether homeownership is even in your future, this foundation will […]

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Choosing Where To Settle With The Buyer’s Triangle

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When choosing to buy a home, one of the hardest decisions to make is where you should put down roots and settle.  With so many things to consider, the task can be easily overwhelming.  You might be asking yourself: Should I be near work? Where are the nearest schools? What’s the best area to choose […]

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The Competition Crusher

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How would you feel if you found your dream home but lost it to a better, more qualified buyer?  What if you walked into a home and it was perfect, checking off all the boxes on your want list—but you lost it because you didn’t have your financing in order?  More than likely, these scenarios […]

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What To Expect In Week 1 Under Contract

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You’re under contract—congratulations! Before you start celebrating, though, remember: we’re only halfway home.  Shopping for homes and finding your property was the fun part, but now we have to take it all the way to closing. There are many other parties involved in the loan manufacturing process once you’re under contract; they include the realtors, […]

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