3 Money Management Tips for Future Homebuyers

by Katie Conroy  (kconroy@advicemine.com) It can be stressful if you’re hoping to buy a home in the next year but are unsure how to get your credit profile in good shape for a lender. Luckily, there are some easy steps, presented by Coldwell Banker Pro West, you can take to [...]

3 Money Management Tips for Future Homebuyers

One Reason New Construction Homes Cost More

December 16, 2020 - according to Realtor Magazine High lumber costs are on the rise again after a retreat from mid-September to mid-November that was welcome news to builders. Prices have now increased by nearly 20% over the past four weeks, the National Association of Home Builders reports. These higher [...]

One Reason New Construction Homes Cost More

Is ‘Starter Home’ an Outdated Term?

The term “starter home” often relates to first-time buyers or fixer-uppers, and a recent article by The American Genius for Real Estate suggests real estate pros may not want to use the phrase too much. The definition of a “starter home,” according to the Collins English Dictionary, is a “small, new [...]

Is ‘Starter Home’ an Outdated Term?

Guide to Residential Styles

Every house has a style. Sometimes it has two or more; because of renovations and new, eclectic mixes, fitting a home into one specific category can be daunting or even impossible. Thankfully, there’s no need to memorize complicated architectural terminology. REALTOR® Magazine has compiled a convenient compendium of common styles. [...]

Guide to Residential Styles

Will McMansions Trend Once Again? Big Houses vs. Small Houses

In recent years, Americans have favored smaller homes, while interest in supersized suburban homes has waned. But the pandemic may be changing those preferences, and big homes may be “in” once again. As millions of Americans may be looking at where they live with a new lens, having been more [...]

Will McMansions Trend Once Again? Big Houses vs. Small Houses

How to Minimize Your Home-Buying Stress

Know What You Want, but Be Flexible. ... Get Pre-Approved for a Mortgage Loan, and not just Pre-Qualified– saves time and last minute stress trying to find documents or learn about an unpaid balance that will now need to paid. Listen and use Your Real Estate Agent. ... that is [...]

How to Minimize Your Home-Buying Stress
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