Архив автора: Tara Mastroeni

Why «You Need 20% Down» is a Myth: The Pros and Cons of a Buying a Home with a Low Down Payment

We’ve all heard it before: Before you can take the leap into the housing market, you need to start saving up to make a sizable down payment. For years, putting down 20% of a home’s purchase price was held up as the gold standard. While many still consider this figure to be their goal, rising housing prices are causing others to look for alternatives. (далее…)

Запись опубликована автором в рубрике Без рубрики.

3 Warning Signs That You Might Want to Fire Your Realtor

The first step to becoming a homeowner is finding a great real estate agent. He or she is vital to moving you through the home buying process and will be by your side from the moment you view your very first listing until you’ve been handed the keys to your new property. Since your agent will play such a big part in your search, it’s crucial to find someone who is the right fit for you. (далее…)

Запись опубликована автором в рубрике Без рубрики.

Renting Versus Buying: Are You Ready?

Buying a home is a big decision and there are many factors to consider when thinking of leaving the familiar world of rentals for the housing market. How do you know when it’s the right time to take the leap? (далее…)

Запись опубликована автором в рубрике Без рубрики.

Is That Open House Worth It? How To Decode Listings Like a Pro

One of the first steps to house hunting is sifting through a pile of listings and finding which ones are worth your time, in terms of going to take a look. Your real estate agent will likely set you up on a search tailored to properties that will meet your needs. But let’s be honest, not all listings are created equal. You’ll have to use your best judgment to find the ones that work best for you. (далее…)

Запись опубликована автором в рубрике Без рубрики.

The Questions You Need to Answer Before Buying a Home Together

Buying a home together can be complicated. Whether you’re in a relationship, family members, or good friends who are making an investment together, sometimes adding multiple opinions and emotions into a financial situation can get a little dicey. That’s why it’s really important plan out your homeownership logistics before you even get started. (далее…)

Запись опубликована автором в рубрике Без рубрики.