June 2019

Which Comes First... The Buy or the Sell?

Posted on Jun 21, 2019 in Buying A Home

When a hermit crab decides it’s time for a new home, it scopes out a new shell before vacating its current accommodation. 
But for homeowners, the process is not so easy. 
Whether you buy a new home before selling your current one – or the other way around – the choice of what to do first comes down to which option makes you the most comfortable. 

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Ask the Agent: This Months Question

Posted on Jun 10, 2019 in Buying A Home

What household hazards should we look for when viewing a home?
By looking for the household hazards before you buy, you can save yourself a ton of headaches, not to mention cash.
Mold – High amounts of mold spores can lead to respiratory problems. But you can easily identify it and ensure it’s dealt with before you move in. 
Note areas where mold coul...

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Closing Costs: It's about more than your down payment

Posted on Jun 04, 2019 in Buying A Home

The first step in buying a home is deciding on a budget. 
How much house can you afford? Within what price range will you shop?
A down payment is, unfortunately, only one part of that budget. 
To correctly determine the affordability of a home, it’s essential that prospective buyers consider the costs that arise at the time of closing.

Closing costs va...

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