Category Archives: Buying

  • Home Buyers: Beware of Wire Fraud

    BY Lisa Duke

    BUYER BEWARE! Wire fraud scammers target home buyers everyday, so stay in the know to ensure you are aware of how to properly handle the exchange of money! Scammers can rob people of their life’s savings in a matter... 

  • First Night Must-Haves For Your New Home

    BY Lisa Duke

    In the flurry to prepare for your big move, don’t forget to have what you need for that first night. Moving can be stressful, and it’s comforting to know that you’ve got your essentials taken care of. You’ll no doubt... 

  • Buying a Home With a Pool

    BY Lisa Duke

    Whether you’re in the market for a home with a pool or not, you may end up wanting to make an offer on a home that has a pool. It’s important to understand both the responsibilities that come with pool ownership as well... 

  • How To Know You’ve Found the Right House

    BY Lisa Duke

    Is there a decision in life that is more nerve-wracking than choosing which house to buy? You know it’s a major financial decision, and any reasonable person wants to ensure they’re making the right choice before jumping... 

  • Make the Most of Open Houses When Buying

    BY Lisa Duke

    House hunting can be a little intimidating, especially if you’re doing it for the first time. That’s why it can be a wise move to attend open houses when you begin your search. Open houses are a great opportunity to... 

  • How to Make an Offer

    BY Lisa Duke

    After weeks or months of searching, you’ve finally found the house you love. While it’s an exciting time, it can also be stressful because suddenly the home buying process gets serious. It’s important to be prepared... 

  • Coping With Moving Stress

    BY Lisa Duke

    We get it – moving is stressful! In fact, it’s considered one of the most stressful life events you can experience. So what do you do if you feel like the stress is getting to you? Follow these helpful tips to make the... 

  • Choosing a Home Size

    BY Lisa Duke

    Finding the right home can make you feel a little like Goldilocks. This house is too small, that house is too big – where is the house that’s just right? Here are some questions you should ask yourself when determining... 

  • Get Your Home Ready for Spring

    BY Lisa Duke

    Are you ready for some fresh air? We are, too! Spring is here, and it’s time to open the windows and get a fresh start after a long winter. If you’re as eager as we are to welcome spring, here’s what you can do to get... 

  • Finding Common Ground When Buying

    BY Lisa Duke

    Buying a home is a big decision, and can often cause lots of stress. This is doubly so if you and your partner have differences of opinion when it comes to choosing a home. While it can be frustrating to figure out a solution,...