Why Work with a Realtor?
Realtors® aren’t just agents. They’re professional members of the National Association of Realtors® and subscribe to its strict code of ethics. This is the Realtor® difference for home buyers.
When Choosing Realtor®
Questions to ask when choosing a Realtor.
Understanding the Term Agency
The term “agency” is used in real estate to help determine what legal responsibilities your real estate professional owes to you and other parties in the transaction.
How to Prepare for House Hunting
Know that there’s no “right” time to buy. If you find the perfect home now, don’t risk losing it because you’re trying to guess where the housing market and interest rates are going. Those factors usually don’t change fast enough to make a difference in an individual home’s price.
Prepare to Buy a Home
Properly preparing to make a real estate purchase is your best chance of completing a successful transaction.
Track Your Budget
The first step in getting yourself in financial shape to buy a home is to know exactly how much money comes in and how much goes out.
Find Your Dream Home
Search for your ideal home here.
About Credit Scores
Credit scores range between 200 and 850, with scores above 620 considered desirable for obtaining a mortgage.
Improve Your Credit
Credit scores play a big role in determining whether you’ll qualify for a loan and what your loan terms will be.
Preparing to Finance a Home
Get your finances in order before you buy it.
Loans & Lending Terms
Taking the confusion out of some lending terminology.
When Choosing a Lender
Loan terms, rates, and products can vary significantly from one company to the next. When shopping around, these are a few things you should ask about.
Financing a Home Creatively
Sometimes you need a little extra help to make your real estate dreams come true. Here are some simple ideas on how to finance your real estate goals.
Define Your Dream Home
Download a worksheet to help you define your specific needs and wants.
About the Neighborhood
Where you live should reflect your lifestyle. These questions will help you find the best community for you.