The first and most important decision that a first time home buyer can make is to get pre-approved to purchase.
A mortgage pre-approval is different than a simple pre-qualification. Sometimes even real estate agents are confused by the terms, so it’s no wonder that home buyers are too. Although related, the two terms each signify a different level of approval from a lender...
How do I increase the value of my property?
That’s the question on every homeowners mind. There are two key survival strategies. The first is to think long term, have a plan and stick to it. History shows that this plan of action can pay off.
The second tactic is to outperform the market. This means ensuring your property increases in value at a greater rate than those in your surrounding market. One way to do that is through renovations – but not all projects are created equal when it comes to generating a return on investment (ROI)...
You have finished school and you've managed to land yourself a decent job. Finally in a position where you are financially stable, and you may be ready to take the next step in your life and buy a house. No more having to deal with crazy roommates or strict landlords. But first, you have to find that perfect house...