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The Feeling You Get from Owning Your Home

June 14, 2019

Are you a first time buyer or a multiple time buyer?  Everyone who buys a home has a feeling of pride and accomplishment when they look around their own home.  It may not be the dream home, BUT, it is yours!  You worked for it, you pay for it and you love it!  Call me […]

2 Myths Holding Back Home Buyers

June 10, 2019

Have you heard it’s a buyers market in Southwest Florida?  What are you doing about it?  Worrying that you don’t have enough down payment or a high enough credit score?  Well this article is just perfect for you.  Downpayments and credit scores can both be worked with by good mortgage brokers.  Why don’t you find […]

The Cost of Renting vs. Buying This Spring

May 15, 2019

Courtesy of Keeping Current Matters 2019 Are you thinking of renewing your lease for another year instead of buying a home of your own?  Look at the graphic below and you will see that you would be much better off to buy a home.  A mortgage does not require as much income as rentals do.  […]

Buying A Home Is More Affordable Than Renting In 54% Of US Counties

May 3, 2019

Courtesy of Keeping Current Matters 2019 Are you still paying rent?  Read this article and then call me so we can find your new home!  Pay your own mortgage not your landlords! According to ATTOM Data Solutions’ 2018 Rental Affordability Report, “buying a median-priced home is more affordable than renting a three-bedroom property in 240 of 447 […]

3 Tips for Making Your Dream of Buying A Home Come True

February 27, 2019

Some very good advice here for people working to buy their first home.  The automatic saving plan is always a good idea.  If the money never appears in your account you won’t be tempted to spend it!  Don’t look at your savings account for a while and see how quickly the money accumulates.  When you […]

Top Renovations to Complete Before You Sell Your House

February 15, 2019

When I meet with sellers to list a home they often ask me if they should do upgrades.  The items mentioned below are definitely the top four that buyers will look for but in the long run, I think it is better to take this money off the price and let the buyer upgrade how […]

The Cost Across Time

February 14, 2019

  Some Highlights: With interest rates still around 4.5%, now is a great time to look back at where rates have been over the last 40 years. Rates are projected to climb to 5.0% by this time next year according to Freddie Mac. The impact your interest rate makes on your monthly mortgage cost is […]

The KonMari Method: Helping You Prep Your House For Sale

February 6, 2019

I thought this article was very timely as I have two listings at the moment for families who are moving out of state and need to do some major decluttering!  One of the families have lived in the house for 14 years so their job is very large.  Even if you are not moving I […]