Seller Closing Costs

Last time we talked about the many costs associated with buying a home. While there are a few less individual fees for selling (and many may not apply), the overall total cost is usually much greater. Legal Fees and Disbursements: You’ll need a lawyer to take care of all the legal documents, transfer of ownership and ... Continue Reading: Seller Closing Costs

Buying New vs. Resale

One very common question we encounter in real estate is this: "Should I buy a new home from a builder, or a resale home?" The answer to this question depends on the buyer and what they have their heart set on. The important thing is to understand the pros and cons of each choice, and ... Continue Reading: Buying New vs. Resale

Tips for Moving In and Moving Out

Moving is never easy. Furniture, accessories and clothing accumulated throughout the years can surprise and overwhelm even the most organized of people.  Here’s a handful of tips and advice we’ve picked up along the way that might help you when it’s your turn for a big move. The most important thing when moving is planning. A ... Continue Reading: Tips for Moving In and Moving Out

Multiple Offers

Lately, the market has been very active, and we have been running into multiple offers more frequently. Being in "competition" is certainly a very different scenario than a "typical" offer situation...but many people are uneasy about competing for a home. It is important to fully understand the multiple offer process, in order to feel more ... Continue Reading: Multiple Offers

Everything about Home Inspections

(From our friends over at Pillar-to-Post) A home inspection, also known as a building inspection or a property inspection, is a thorough visual assessment of a home conducted by a certified professional home inspector at a specific point in time. While a home may be inspected for many reasons, most home inspections occur before a home ... Continue Reading: Everything about Home Inspections