Monthly Archives: June 2019

    • Know What to Expect at Your Home Inspection

      So you made an offer and it was accepted. Now, your next task is to have the home inspected prior to closing. Agents oftentimes make your offer contingent on a clean home inspection. This contingency allows you to renegotiate the price you paid for the home, ask the sellers to cover repairs, or in some cases, […]
      Written by Keeley Ryan
    • Having a Professional on Your Side Makes All the Difference!

      In today’s fast-paced world where answers are a Google search away, there are some who may wonder what the benefits of hiring a real estate professional to help them in their home search are. The truth is, the addition of more information causes more confusion. Shows like Property Brothers, Fixer Upper, and dozens more on HGTV have given many a false […]
      Written by Keeley Ryan
    • Stop Wondering What Your Budget Is & Get Pre-Approved!

      In many markets across the country, the number of buyers searching for their dream homes outnumbers the number of homes for sale. This has led to a competitive marketplace where buyers often need to stand out. One way to show that you are serious about buying your dream home is to get pre-qualified or pre-approved for a […]
      Written by Keeley Ryan
    • 4 Reasons to Sell This Summer [INFOGRAPHIC]

      Some Highlights:

      • Buyer demand continues to outpace the supply of homes for sale. This means that buyers are often competing with one another for the few listings that are available.
      • Housing inventory is still under the 6-month supply needed to sustain a normal housing market.
      • Now may be the time for you and your family to move on and start living the life you desire!
      Written by Keeley Ryan
    • Young First-Time Buyers Are Saving for Their Dream Homes

      Young buyers (Millennials & Gen Z) have waited longer than previous generations to enter the housing market for their first home. However, this hasn’t stopped them from dreaming about the home they will eventually buy. Many spend hours searching listings and building Pinterest boards of their favorite home features. According to a survey from Open […]
      Written by Keeley Ryan
    • What You Need to Know About Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI)

      Whether it is your first time or your fifth, it is always important to know all the facts when it comes to buying a home. With the large number of mortgage programs available that allow buyers to purchase homes with down payments below 20%, you can never have too much information about Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI). What […]
      Written by Keeley Ryan
    • Why Is So Much Paperwork Required to Get a Mortgage?

      When buying a home today, why is there so much paperwork mandated by the lenders for a mortgage loan application? It seems like they need to know everything about you. Furthermore, it requires three separate sources to validate each and every entry on the application form. Many buyers are being told by friends and family that the process […]
      Written by Keeley Ryan