LGBT2Q Communities
And Real Estate

LGBT2Q Communities
And Real Estate

The Rise (and Fall?) of Gayborhoods —and why that’s not necessarily a bad thing   From slums to seedbed of the Creative Class, LGBT2Q+ communities promote thriving urban development wherever they pop up. Areas with a >1% concentration of same-sex households appreciate in value more than the national average: Male concentration saw real estate growth […]

Fast-Track Your Application By Gathering These Documents

Fast-Track Your Application By Gathering These Documents

Why You Should Get a Pre-Approval

Why You Should Get a Pre-Approval

If you’re ready to get serious about buying a home, then you should get a pre-approval. A pre-approval letter demonstrates to sellers and real estate agents that you’re qualified to get a mortgage. It also lets you know what amount you’re eligible to borrow. Is It Enough to Get a Pre-Qualification?  It’s important to understand […]

How to Find the Best Mortgage

How to Find the Best Mortgage

Every person is different and one-size-fits-all simply won’t work when it comes to your mortgage. After all, what fits best with your lifestyle and budget won’t work for someone with different needs and priorities. For instance, while some people would rather make larger lump payments, others prefer to take their time paying back their loan.  […]

Closing Costs 101

Closing Costs 101

Didn’t I already buy my house? Kind of. So while your mortgage covers the costs of the home, it doesn’t cover any miscellaneous fees that were accumulated during the “real estate transaction.” Closing costs are paid by the homeowner once the property has been transferred from the seller to them.   While costs will vary […]

Are You Ready to Buy Your First Home?

Are You Ready to Buy Your First Home?

Why Wealthy People Refinance Their Mortgages

Why Wealthy People Refinance Their Mortgages

Should I Renovate or Sell?

Should I Renovate or Sell?

If you’ve outgrown your current home, should you renovate or sell?   Deciding whether to stay or go is always hard. In order to properly make a decision, it’s important to 1.) analyze your current situation and 2.) look at the alternatives.   To Stay and Renovate: Putting your home on the selling block is […]

What Does a Home Inspector Do?

What Does a Home Inspector Do?

Home inspectors are like diagnosticians. Their primary role is to tell you what’s wrong. They may fix the issue themselves or refer you to a specialist, but their main job is just to tell you what the problem is.   A home inspector does the exact same thing. While they won’t actually fix your house, they […]

How to Find the Best Mortgage

How to Find the Best Mortgage

Every person is different and one-size-fits-all simply won’t work when it comes to your mortgage. After all, what fits best with your lifestyle and budget won’t work for someone with different needs and priorities. For instance, while some people would rather make larger lump payments, others prefer to take their time paying back their loan.  […]