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    How to Buy and Sell a Home at the Same Time (Without Losing Your Mind)

    By Carla Higgins | November 14, 2023

    Buying or selling a home is a big adventure; some thrill seekers may choose to take on both tasks at the same time. If you’re finding yourself in the position of needing to buy and sell at the same time, here are some tips to help you navigate the possibly challenging course ahead of you. … Continue reading How to Buy and Sell a Home at the Same Time (Without Losing Your Mind) → Read More

    Discover the benefits of an FHA Assumption

    By Carla Higgins | November 7, 2023

    With new mortgage rates approaching 8%, many buyers have decided to wait for rates to come down. While there may be some easing in the fourth quarter of 2023 and 2024, assuming an existing FHA mortgage with a lower rate made in the last three or four years might be a much better alternative. Since … Continue reading Discover the benefits of an FHA Assumption → Read More

    Discover how to go from stress to success with your home move

    By Carla Higgins | October 31, 2023

    Navigating a real estate transaction, which often involves substantial financial investments and emotional considerations, can understandably induce stress. To streamline this process, adopt these effective strategies that promote a smoother journey. Begin by clearly outlining your primary motivations for either buying or selling a property. By eliminating distractions and maintaining a focused perspective, you can … Continue reading Discover how to go from stress to success with your home move → Read More

    The Net Worth Advantage: Homeowners vs. Renters

    By Carla Higgins | October 24, 2023

    The decision to rent or own a home is not just about having a place to live; it also has significant implications for your financial future. One key aspect that often comes into play is net worth … the value of your assets minus your liabilities. Numerous studies and statistics highlight a compelling trend: homeowners … Continue reading The Net Worth Advantage: Homeowners vs. Renters → Read More

    The Danger of Do-It-Yourself Divorce

    By Carla Higgins | October 17, 2023

    Ken & Barbie have been married 20 years and have owned their current home for over 10 years. Without the benefit of legal or tax advice, they decide to divorce with Ken taking his retirement and Barbie taking the equity in the home which are equal in value. It appears to be equitable until a … Continue reading The Danger of Do-It-Yourself Divorce → Read More

    Exploring Down Payment Sources for First-Time Homebuyers

    By Carla Higgins | October 10, 2023

    Aspiring homeowners can overcome the challenge of saving for a down payment by taking advantage of various sources of assistance. Discover a variety of down payment sources available to first-time homebuyers, from family gifts and retirement account withdrawals to tax refunds and down payment assistance programs, empowering them to achieve their dream of homeownership. Implementing … Continue reading Exploring Down Payment Sources for First-Time Homebuyers → Read More

    Awareness is Key to Safeguarding Against Scams

    By Carla Higgins | September 26, 2023

    When it comes to safeguarding against scams, awareness is key. By being vigilant and recognizing consistent red flags, you can effectively thwart scammers in their tracks. Stay one step ahead and keep an eye out for these warning signs to protect yourself from falling victim to fraudulent schemes. Unexpected contact – You receive unanticipated contact … Continue reading Awareness is Key to Safeguarding Against Scams → Read More

    How to Buy Your First Home as an Investment and Retire Rich

    By Carla Higgins | September 19, 2023

    As young people enter the full-time workforce and begin to think about living on their own, it may not seem practical or wise to consider buying a home. However, it may be a pivotal decision for your financial security and future retirement. Rents are going to increase based on the shortage of rental units needed … Continue reading How to Buy Your First Home as an Investment and Retire Rich → Read More

    Negotiate with the Seller Like a PRO

    By Carla Higgins | September 12, 2023

    Having a negotiation plan is paramount when it comes to navigating the complex world of real estate as a homebuyer. It’s no secret that buying a home involves a significant financial investment and numerous variables that can impact the outcome of the transaction. By formulating a well-thought-out negotiation plan, homebuyers can approach the process with … Continue reading Negotiate with the Seller Like a PRO → Read More

    Evaluate Your Mortgage Loan Types

    By Carla Higgins | September 5, 2023

    Making an informed decision about securing a mortgage loan is vital, as it involves understanding the available options and considering relevant factors. With a range of mortgage types designed to cater to diverse needs, it is essential to carefully evaluate your circumstances and goals to select the most suitable option. By taking the time to … Continue reading Evaluate Your Mortgage Loan Types → Read More

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