Q: My home has been on the market for several months, and it isn’t selling. What should I do? A: This is a tricky question. There are several reasons why your home might not be selling, but you might not have control over all of them. Whether or not a home sells quickly primarily depends on the market… Continue reading Q&A: What should I do if my home isn’t selling?
Evonne Davies—a Mortgage Loan Originator with Hallmark Home Mortgage—has been in the finance industry since 1990. In that time, she’s become an expert on home mortgages and how the lending process affects the real estate process. Evonne is one of my trusted lenders, and I asked her to share some insight and helpful information about… Continue reading Interview with a Lender: Evonne Davies of Hallmark Home Mortgage
Hiring a home inspector and having an inspection completed on your home is a crucial step in the home buying process. During a home inspection, a qualified inspector will spend several hours assessing the home you want to buy and letting you know about any issues or potential problems. Typically, buyers will have the opportunity… Continue reading Interview with a Home Inspector: Bill Streng of Bill Streng Real Estate Inspections, LLC
Q: Is it still a good time to sell a home, or should I wait to list until next year? A: Right now is an excellent time to list (or relist) a home! There’s less competition, and the demand for homes is still high. There’s also a better chance of finding serious buyers instead of… Continue reading Q&A: Listing Your Home in the Fall
Q: “Why can’t I use Zillow to look for home listings? How is it any different from the website you send me to?” A: When a lot of my clients start their home search, they like to send me listings directly from Zillow. Unfortunately, they usually end up disappointed when they find out that the… Continue reading Q&A: The Great Zillow Debate