Monthly Archives: June 2016

Buying a house, how do I chose a mortgage lender?

When shopping for a mortgage lender, the first and only thing most buyers do is ask about the interest rate. When they find the lowest, they use that lender. I am here to tell you that while the interest rate … Continue reading

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When buying a home, which is a better value? An older home or one more recently built?

When the question of whether an older home or a newer one had more value came across my screen…I froze like a deer in headlights. Fortunately a Buick did not mow me down and I had an opportunity to calm … Continue reading

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How long does it take to close on a house you are buying (or selling)?

Whether you are buying or selling a home, the length of time it takes to get the home closed can depend on several factors. Some of the main ones are the type of financing, the inspection process, the appraisal process, contingencies … Continue reading

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I want to look at homes without pressure, can I see listings without a buyers agent?

The short answer is yes, you can look at houses without a buyers agent; but the longer answer is a bunch of “but why would you?”. The first reason I would ask “why would you?”, is because seeing a house without a … Continue reading

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