7 Steps for Buying a Home in the New Year

Happy New Year!  Welcome to 2018.   Glad you made it.   Here’s to another great year for you and yours.
If you have been waiting to buy or rent-to-own a home, then let’s take some steps this new year to get you into a home of your own.   This year’s housing market is looking to grow yet again though overall growth is beginning to show signs of leveling out.  2018 should be a great year to fulfill that life long goal of becoming a home-owner

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What to Assess When Buying a Home

 

No matter if you are already a homeowner or just a renter looking for some digs you can call your own, you have to be prepared for the house hunting journey.  There are a surprising number of telltale signs which can help determine if the home you buy is a sound investment.  There could be anything from a significant crack in the foundation to rotting beams in the attic due to damaged flashing.  These things and many others will end up costing the buyer, even more, money in the short term to repair or correct.  So, it is mission critical to assess a home and judge its worth with a professional.  We’ve assembled a must-check list to serve as a not only a reminder but as an essential tool to aid you, and your home inspector pick the right home at the right price.

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Technology to Make your Home Eco-Friendly

Eco friendly and energy efficient homes are all the rage lately and rightly so,  it is estimated that the average single family home in America consumes around 960 Kilowatts hours of electricity and roughly 12,000 gallons of water every single month.   You can clearly see and understand why being energy efficient is incredibly important.  Eco friendly technology is great for the environment because it can help conserve our natural resources.    As an added bonus this tech can also save you a ton of money on your monthly bills and who doesn’t like saving money?   So why not pad your pocket with some extra spending cash and help save the planet at the same time.

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Important things to look for when buying a home

4 Important Things to Look for When Buying a Home

When you begin the process of searching for a new home, it’s easy to become overwhelmed when deciding what type of home best suites your needs   Some things are more important than others for financial reasons, while others have more of an emotional or aesthetic value.   Whether you’ve got the finances available to go ahead with a traditional mortgage, or you’re looking into a rent-to-own agreement, keep the following issues top of mind when looking for a home. (more…)