Most people need a mortgage to buy a home. If you hope to qualify and get the best interest rate on it, you will need to have good credit. But what if your credit score stinks? Here are six smart ways to boost your credit score. I’m certain you’ll find at least one tip that […]
Up, Down, and Sideways The end of summer always feels a bit unsettled to me. Some things are ending – like hanging out by the pool or taking off on a spontaneous camping trip. Other things are beginning – school most notably if you’re a parent, as well as a renewed focus on work-related goals. […]
Colorado’s largest MLS (Multiple Listing Service), REcolorado, has compiled statistics for its April 2019 real estate market update for the Denver metro area. According to their report, every indicator of market strength is higher this year than last and the buying and selling season is in full swing. Denver Home Sales Set a Record As […]
“Which documents do I need to get preapproved for my mortgage?” I get that question a lot. One reason is because there are at least seven different types of mortgage loans. Who knew, right? Types of Mortgage Loans The types of mortgage loans include: Conventional – These are standard mortgages for borrowers with strong credit […]
2019 can be your year to qualify for a mortgage and become a homeowner, even if you have a low credit score. There are lenders who are willing to work with you, and your overall financial picture carries more weight than just a single factor. This article from HouseLogic — “Yes, You Can Get a […]
15606 E. Grand Ave., Aurora, CO 80015 Listing courtesy of RE/MAX Leaders Recently my husband Joe and I were considering a house in Aurora with a pool. It’s this beauty in the Shenandoah neighborhood. At first, I didn’t want to go see the house. Why? I was worried that if I fell in love with […]
So…the seller signed the contract and now you’re freaking out? Don’t worry! It’s totally normal (it’s even happened to me). Here’s my advice on dealing with it, plus a pro tip on how buyer remorse can even work in your favor.
I recently had the pleasure of helping Akua in her journey as a first time homebuyer. She has some valuable advice for other first time home buyers, and she shared that with us in this short video. Thanks, Akua, and congratulations again!
You’ve decided – you’re done with renting and are committed to buying a home. Congratulations! There are so many decisions to make! Where do you want to buy? What kind of home appeals to you? How much sweat equity are you willing (and able) to put in? But the very first question you should be […]
Almost all home buyers have a vision of the “perfect” home. Some visions have lots of details and specific requirements. It’s important to realize that not every home will check all the boxes on your “must-have” list. You’ll likely have to compromise in some areas. The experts at Realtor.com offer the following advice on where […]