All Posts in Category: What to Expect

Down Payment Myths DEBUNKED

4 Common Down Payment Myths There are many myths around the home buying process, probably because it has changed drastically over the years. Down payment myths are certainly on the list! Confusion and misconceptions surrounding down payment requirements may be one of the greatest barriers to home ownership, according to the National Association of REALTORS®….

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10 Things to Take the Trauma Out Of Homebuying – Installment 5

Making and Negotiating an Offer So, you’ve found a home that fits your needs and lifestyle and are ready to make an offer. Good for you! So what comes next? First, because you have already been pre-qualified, you know what your loan amount and purchase price cap as well as your payment tolerances, so you…

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10 Things to Take the Trauma Out Of Homebuying – Installment 4

Looking for the Perfect Home? It’s perfectly natural when you are shopping for a new home to look for your ideal, “perfect”, home. It’s not just a roof over your head, but where you will spend much of your personal time, hard work and sweat (if you plan to improve it), and host events with…

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10 Things to Take the Trauma Out Of Homebuying – Installment 3

Why should I get pre-qualified? One of the questions I often address up-front with my Buyer clients is the importance of being pre-qualified by a local lender. While you may have an idea of what you would qualify for by using online calculators or by speaking with friends, there are several reasons to go ahead…

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