Questions to Ask an Agent – Best Practices

Questions to Ask an Agent – Best Practices

How long have you been in residential real estate in our area? If they have not been in local real estate for several years, they have not been involved in the cyclical market that has defined our market to date. Along with this, ask how many transactions they average...
Closing Costs Explained – Home Buyers Guide

Closing Costs Explained – Home Buyers Guide

Be a Pre-Approved Buyer: A pre-approved buyer always has the advantage in an offer situation. Becoming pre-approved is very easy: you complete your loan application with a credit check prior to beginning your home search process. Pre-approval means that you have...
Closing Costs Explained

Closing Costs Explained

Here is an overview of the types of closing costs you may incur on your loan. Some are one-time fees, while others reoccur over the life of the loan. When you apply for your loan, you will receive a Good Faith Estimate of Settlement Charges, and a booklet that will...
South County School Districts

South County School Districts

South County has so much to offer its residents. Many times our clients are looking for homes in high quality school districts. Here are three of the many school districts in South County as always, if you are ready to start searching, email me or call me...
Pre-Approval – Preparing to Buy – Tip 3

Pre-Approval – Preparing to Buy – Tip 3

When you decide that you are ready to upgrade your home or even purchase a new home for the first time one of the most important aspects is obtaining a pre-approval letter.  Why? Most agents will require you to have a pre approval letter before they will show you...