Real Estate Updates

Dec. 3, 2020

Managing Expectations and Mental Health During The Holidays

Each year, event planning, gift shopping, and seeing extended family brings its own stressors and frustrations, but it’s all worth it when we get to spend time with our loved ones and take time off of work to rest at home. With most of us spending the majority of this ...

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Nov. 12, 2020

What Realtors Wish You Knew

The real estate market can seem intimidating to a lot of people. In an effort to bridge the gap between Realtors and our clients, we want you to know what we know. Sharing our experiences and our education is an easy and effective way to make real estate more approachable ...

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Oct. 15, 2020

Predatory Practices in Real Estate

As a prospective homeowner, it’s important to be well informed about common real estate practices and scenarios where individuals get taken advantage of. A predatory practice is any method which coerces a buyer or seller to accept otherwise unfavorable terms in order to achieve a better result or higher profit ...

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Oct. 8, 2020

Is Real Estate Still A Good Investment?

Many people today have questions regarding whether or not real estate is still a good investment given our current economy. The short answer is yes. Real estate is generally considered a safer investment than other investment strategies, such as stocks. It offers both the ability to increase earnings and decrease ...

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Oct. 1, 2020

Is Virtual Here to Stay?

When the COVID-19 pandemic first began in the United States, the real estate market saw a quick halt on almost all operations. People shuttered themselves in their homes, made less frequent trips to the store, began working from home, and canceled social activities. Now, as people have learned to adapt ...

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Sept. 19, 2020

Teams Models in Real Estate

When you begin looking for a real estate agent, you generally find agents that work independently under a brokerage. They often run their business independently, for the most part. Their brokerage holds their license, pays their errors & omissions insurance, provides branded marketing material, and holds meetings for all their ...

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Sept. 3, 2020

Are Personal Offer Letters a Good Idea?

A personal offer letter is a piece of writing from home buyers to sellers as a way of introducing themselves when putting in an offer on a home. These letters generally contain a short bio of the buyers, why they love the home, and why their offer should be chosen ...

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Aug. 20, 2020

Types of Mortgage Loans

A mortgage is something held as collateral when an individual uses a loan from a bank to purchase real estate. Along with a promissory note, which serves as the contractual obligation to repay the bank, a mortgage allows a person to purchase a home and pay the balance over time ...

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Aug. 6, 2020

Purchasing a Foreclosed Home

Why do people want to purchase foreclosed properties?

Some home buyers enter the real estate market looking for a new home, but are set on waiting to find a house that has been foreclosed on so they can get a good deal. Unfortunately, not enough people are aware of how ...

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July 30, 2020

The Real Estate Transaction

The typical real estate transaction has many moving parts. When people think of buying a home, they think of meeting an agent, looking at homes, putting in an offer, closing, and moving in. We wish it was this simple, but the typical real estate transaction is made up of many ...

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