Home Buyers

Jan. 27, 2023

Buying a Home With IRS Debt

Owing money to the IRS is unsettling for anyone. It’s also very easy to find oneself in that position. Many people are shocked to discover that they inadvertently miscalculated the amount of taxes owed either at the end of the year or from a previous year. There are also unexpected ...

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Jan. 18, 2023

Tips on Buying New Construction

A brand-new home! Who hasn’t dreamed of creating the perfect home from scratch and moving into a space that no one has ever lived in before. There’s something special about a fresh home, but remember, new doesn’t mean perfect. And it certainly does not mean that there won’t be imperfections ...

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Dec. 30, 2022

2023 Design Trends

A common regret around taking down the holiday decorations is how bare the home looks suddenly. Fortunately for anyone ready to upgrade their design in 2023, new trends are offering more comfort and coziness than we’ve seen lately.

For the past few years, home designers have created a blend of ...

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Dec. 23, 2022

Is it Time to Consider an Adjustable Rate Mortgage?

Homebuyers have had a rough time lately. First, the frenzied housing market stymied so many offers and caused frustration due to lack of inventory. Now that the pace and prices are starting to drop, interest rates have ticked up to alarming levels. 

While some buyers are postponing their purchase ...

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Dec. 1, 2022

How To Make A Room Cozy

In previous decades, a warm, cozy home required dark colors and heavy materials. One can envision sitting in front of a roaring fire in a dark room filled with pillows and wood paneling. Contemporary homes are brighter, with clean lines and light colors and textures. The challenge is how to ...

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Nov. 25, 2022

HOA and Pets

Most homebuyers know to review the HOA (Homeowner’s Association) documents provided by the seller during disclosures to ensure the rules will not interfere with their lifestyle. Yet, once they become homeowners, often these same people do not pay attention to bylaw changes over the years.

So, when they find themselves ...

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Nov. 17, 2022

Things to Consider Before You Move for Your Company

The question of moving for a new job is not uncommon. In the past few years, more and more companies are moving their entire operations out of high-tax states to those more business-friendly. Possible work-from-home options further complicate the decision to move with your company. So, should you move when ...

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Oct. 27, 2022

The Housing Market Update for Fall of 2022

Buy now or wait! This is the question on all potential homebuyers’ minds this fall. Over the past few weeks, the mortgage interest rates have soared to a 14-year high. Excessive government spending combined with surging energy costs and rising inflation has caused many would-be homebuyers to lean toward the ...

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Oct. 21, 2022

5 Buyer Styles that Make Sellers Avoid Them

More than ever before, home buyers need help from their real estate agent. The market is evolving and working with a strong real estate agent has never been more important – for buyers and sellers. Your agent is your advocate and partner in the process. They know that if you’re ...

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Oct. 7, 2022

Would You Purchase a Haunted House?

With the spooky season just around the corner, we thought it would be fun to get your opinion on whether or not you'd buy a house if they claimed that there was an eerie presence living in their home. So let's see how many think this...

Some people ...

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