4 Common Real Estate Scams and How to Protect Yourself  

4 Common Real Estate Scams and How to Protect Yourself  

Unfortunately, with the increasing use of online technology, scams are becoming more and more common in our world today. Sometimes it can be difficult to even know it’s happening until it’s too late. The housing market is no exception and real estate scams can cost...
Property Title vs Deed 

Property Title vs Deed 

If you are entering the real estate world, especially for the first time, the numerous terms thrown around can be extremely overwhelming. Escrow, appraisal, property title, deeds, and so many more! These terms may cause a lot of unnecessary headaches, but they are an...
Top 4 Benefits of Homeownership 

Top 4 Benefits of Homeownership 

While buying a home is a huge step and can be expensive, there are plenty of long-term advantages that many people are not aware of. The benefits of homeownership include both financial and emotional pride in ownership and the feeling of security. Here are 4 more...
3 Spring Maintenance Tips for Your Home  

3 Spring Maintenance Tips for Your Home  

Spring is finally here, and you might be ready to enjoy the warmer weather but is your home ready? For your home’s health, spring maintenance is important. Don’t worry, it may seem overwhelming to take on all the spring maintenance at once, but you don’t have to. You...
How to Avoid Private Mortgage Insurance  

How to Avoid Private Mortgage Insurance  

For first-time homebuyers, purchasing a home is an exciting milestone, however, one cost that many may not know about is Private Mortgage Insurance or PMI. Often required by lenders for mortgages with a 20% or less down payment, this additional cost will be added to...
What is Escrow in Real Estate?  

What is Escrow in Real Estate?  

You would not want to pay the seller of a home until they are ready to hand over the keys to your new home. And as an owner, you don’t want to hand over the title and the key to the property until you get paid. One way to make sure your funds stay secure is by using...
What is Title Insurance? Benefits for Buyers 

What is Title Insurance? Benefits for Buyers 

Buying a new home is a huge investment that is worth protecting. With title insurance, both lenders and borrowers will be protected from any issues and defects associated with the home’s title. There are many benefits to purchasing a policy, but what is title...