Once you’ve made the decision to buy a home, it’s time to start thinking about what comes next. Every buyer needs a checklist that will guide them through the process of searching for the perfect home, evaluating their choices and making a purchase.
Why are more and more home shoppers seeking greener homes? The answer is simple: Up to 30% cost savings on utility and water bills–as well as greater comfort year round and higher indoor air quality for you and your loved ones. In a recent survey conducted by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB),
Home prices rose 7.5% last year, largest increase in six years, and will rise 6% in 2013, market researcher CoreLogic predicts in a report out today. The same forces that helped propel prices last year will be in play this year, including improved housing demand fueled by good affordability, fewer foreclosed homes for sale and
Should You Ditch Your Adjustable-Rate Mortgage? In the past several years, many homeowners looking for lower monthly mortgage payments took out adjustable-rate mortgages to purchase or refinance their homes. As both mortgage rates and short-term interest rates remain low, many borrowers are now wondering whether moving into a fixed-rate loan makes financial sense for them.
Wow it’s hot out there! And don’t expect it to be any better in the coming days or future Summers. We are looking at the hottest Summer ever. There isn’t much you or I can do to prevent global warming but there are things you can do to prepare your home. If you have bought