Monthly Archives: August 2013

Do It For The Kids

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Love At First Sight

Most experts agree that when it comes to finding the right home, buyers often make up their minds before they even get to the front porch. Maintaining your homes exterior appearance and adding to the curb appeal can go a long way toward an speedy and successful sale of your home.   Here are a […]

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What Size Down Payment Should You Make?

There are advantages to make an large down payment on your home. There is also a sense of security which comes with having money in reserves. This article from FOX Business offers some advice to help your answer. http://www.foxbusiness.com/personal-finance/2013/08/07/what-size-down-payment-should-make/   Image courtesy of jackthumm at FreeDigitalPhotos.net

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What is Title Insurance?

There are a few types of insurance that homeowners may need to carry to protect their investments against claims or damage to their property. Recently I was asked why someone would need an title insurance policy… Lenders require that home buyers borrowing funds to make their purchase, have an title insurance policy but title insurance […]

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Housing’s Top 10 Turnaround Towns

Which U.S. cities are leading the nation’s housing recovery? Realtor.com® has released its second quarter rankings—and one of the metros may surprise you. Click the headline below.. Housing’s Top 10 Turnaround Towns.

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Market Update

I read an recent report stating that repeat home buyers made up 54% of the existing-home sales in June, up from 49% from the previous year, and first time home buyers dropped to 29% of the market, down from 40%. An economist at Bank of America told Bloomberg “The economy looks to be on a sounder footing, […]

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