Four Tips to Uncover Hidden Issues

In a hot market it’s easy to be blinded by the competition and succumb to the pressure to make an offer on a home before you’ve adequately assessed it. If you’re looking to buy a home this winter, use these four tips to uncover hidden flaws before you put your offer in.

kcallender | Dec 14, 2017

Home Prices Up 7% from Last Year According to CoreLogic’s latest Home Price Index, national home prices have appreciated by 7.0% from October 2016 to October 2017. This marks the second month in a row with a 7.0% year-over-year increase. A lack of supply of homes for sale has led to upward pressure on home prices across the country, […]

kcallender | Dec 14, 2017

How to Do a Refinancing Self-Assessment

Whether you’ve decided to renovate your home or you would like to consolidate your debt, refinancing your mortgage can be an option in times of money trouble; however, it’s important to know whether or not this is the right step for you. If you’ve been considering refinancing recently and are wondering how to come to a decision, here are some questions you should ask yourself before wading into the water.

kcallender | Dec 13, 2017

What is the Cost of Waiting Until Next Year?

What is the Cost of Waiting Until Next Year to Buy? Over the last 12 months home prices have appreciated by 7.0%. Over the same amount of time, interest rates have remained historically low which has allowed many buyers to enter the market. As a seller, you will likely be most concerned about ‘short-term price’ – where […]

kcallender | Dec 13, 2017

What to Expect From Your Home Inspection

So you made an offer, it was accepted, and now your next task is to have the home inspected prior to closing. More often than not, your agent may have made your offer contingent on a clean home inspection. This contingency allows you to renegotiate the price paid for the home, ask the sellers to cover […]

kcallender | Dec 13, 2017