Property Search

Use our Property Search page to view properties for sale in the local area. Easily view listings in your favorite neighborhoods.

Search

Featured Properties

View my Featured Properties in the local area. See the latest listings on the market. Schedule time for a showing.

View

What's Your Home Worth?

Are you thinking of selling your home? Get a free evaluation and market analysis of your home with absolutely no obligation.

Get Valuation
 

Home Buying Articles and Advice



 Buying a home can be one of your most significant investments in life. Not only are you choosing your dwelling place, and the place in which you will bring up your family, you are most likely investing a large portion of your assets into this venture. The more prepared you are at the outset, the less overwhelming and chaotic the buying process will be. The goal of this page is to provide you with detailed information to assist you in making an intelligent and informed decision. Remember, if you have any questions about the process, I'm only a phone call or email away!

Benefits of Owning your own home
-The Best Investment
-Income Tax Savings
-Stable Monthly Housing Cost


Don't Buy a Car - or Did You Already Buy One?
-When Income Grows and you want to buy "Stuff"



The Business Cycle and Buying a Home
-Recession and Expansion
-Supply and Demand
-Should you try to "Time the Market"


Comparable Sales and Your Offer Price
-Determining your offer
-Comparable Sales In the Public Record
-Comparable Sales in the Multiple Listing Services
-Comparable Sales - Pending Transactions
-Other Factors Influencing your Offer Price



Major Factors Influencing your offer Price
-How Property Conditions Affects Your Offer
-How Home Improvements Affect Your Offer
-How Market Conditions Affect Your Offer
-How Seller Motivation Affects Your Offer
-The Final Decision on Your Offer



Offering to Purchase Real Estate- the Basics
-Introduction and Overview
-Contingencies in a Purchase Offer
-Earnest Money Deposit
-The Closing Date
-Transfer of Possession



Writing an Offer - Safeguards Regarding the Property
-Disclosures From the Seller
-Condition of the Property Upon Transfer
-Inspections You Should Require
-Final Walk-Through Inspection



How Financing Details Affect Your Offer

-Down Payment
-Interest Rates
-Closing Costs and Financing Incentives
-Seller Financing
-Cash Offers
-Other Financing Details in Your Offer



How FHA and VA Financing Affects Your Offer
-Extra Costs for the Seller
-VA and FHA Appraisals



Selecting Service Providers
-You and the Seller Must Agree
-Escrow and Settlement
-Title Insurance
-Termite and Pest Inspection






Want to Know How Much Your Home is Worth?

Get Your FREE Home Market Analysis Report Right Now!

YES, SHOW ME NOW
hIT webCounter
Hit Counter Code