Category Archives: Mortgages

  • Sell Vs. Renovate

    BY Lisa Duke

    You’re at a crossroads. You know your house doesn’t quite suite your needs anymore. But should you find a new home, or renovate the one you’ve got? While there’s no obvious answer to this question, here’s what you... 

  • What Story Does Your Home Tell?

    BY Lisa Duke

    Your home is like your own personal museum. It tells the story of your life, houses a collection of your personal history, and reflects your tastes, attitudes and opinions. Houses with the best design reveal the unique character... 

  • Selling With Tenants

    BY Lisa Duke

    Is it time to sell your rental property, but you’re not sure how to deal with the current tenants? If you’re a landlord, selling a home that is currently occupied is not as straightforward as a traditional sale. It’s... 

  • How to Save on Homeowners Insurance

    BY Lisa Duke

    When buying a house, you don’t just have to consider the purchase price. You also need to factor in the cost of homeowners insurance. The good news is — there are ways you can save on your monthly premium. Here’s... 

  • New Year’s Resolutions for Buyers and Sellers

    BY Lisa Duke

    The New Year brings a fresh start and the opportunity to set goals and intentions for the coming months. If you’re going to be buying or selling a home in 2018, now is the time to strategize. Here are some New Year’s... 

  • What Are Closing Costs?

    BY Lisa Duke

    When buying a home, you know you should expect to have a certain amount of money saved for a down payment. But have you stopped to consider how much you’ll need to have set aside for closing costs?  Here we’ll break... 

  • Tips for Choosing a Real Estate Agent

    BY Lisa Duke

    Are you currently buying or selling a home? Then you probably already know what a complex process it can be. Finding a professional to work with you every step of the way can not only make the journey much less stressful,... 

  • Don’t Make These Mistakes When Buying a Home

    BY Lisa Duke

    Buying a home can be a complicated process, even for those who have gone through it before. One of the best ways to make the experience as painless as possible is to make sure you don’t sabotage yourself. Be prepared by... 

  • Use Your Tax Refund On Your Home

    BY Lisa Duke

    Have you filed your taxes yet? We know — tax season isn’t anybody’s favorite time of the year (except, of course, for tax accountants). But if you’re expecting a refund, now is a great time to reinvest that money...