Buying a Home

Purchasing a home is one of the biggest decisions most people will make in their life. It involves a long-term commitment financially and emotionally, but it can also be a very exciting and rewarding experience.

When buying a new home, there are a few things to consider... Read More

Home Search Checklist

Use this checklist to record your thoughts and comments while viewing a property. You may then refer to this checklist later to help you decide which property best meets your family’s needs... Read More

Choosing an Agent

Once you have made the decision to purchase or sell a home, the next step is to find a real estate agent who will best represent you and your housing needs.

There are three types of real estate agencies: the Buyer’s Agent, the Seller’s Agent, and the Dual Agent... Read More

Mortgage Tips

Very few people have the luxury of paying cash for a new home. When purchasing a home, most buyers must take out a mortgage. A mortgage is an instrument that secures a loan against a house. It may also be referred to as a Deed of Trust.

When you secure a loan to pay for a home, you will sign a promissory note and a mortgage at the closing proceedings... Read More


Packing Tips for Your Big Move

Now that you have found your dream home, it is time to begin to think about the packing process and what all is involved. You will want to start early, so as to give yourself time to sort through all that you have accumulated throughout the years. The less you have to transport, the easier the moving process will be... Read More

Mortgage Calculator

Use this mortgage calculator to determine what your monthly mortgage payment might be.Read More