Category: Buyer Tips

Here’s some things all 20-year-olds should know before buying a home Buying a home can be daunting, especially if you’re young, and there’s quite a few things you need to know before buying a home. Twenty-somethings (many of them new to saving and some carrying student-loan debt) can be intimidated… Read More

Zoinks! Here’s 6 ways home buyers scare off sellers & how to avoid losing out on your dream home Once you’ve found a home you’re dying to buy, you want things to move forward. And that means that sellers need to accept your offer already! But in order for that… Read More

Don’t make these 10 house-hunting mistakes You’ve been thinking about settling down and buying a home for a while now, and you finally think you’re ready. It’s time to go house-hunting! But hold up—you need a game plan. House-hunting is about more than popping into a few… Read More

Here’s 7 ways to get the best deal when buying a house Attention, coupon-clipping queens and Craigslist kings! If you’re an avowed bargain shopper who believes only chumps pay full price, the thought of buying a house at (or sometimes even above!) asking price can be painful. You’re used to… Read More

Here’s 5 ways to invest in real estate for an additional stream of income If you’ve ever had a landlord, you probably don’t dream of being one: fielding calls about over-sized bugs and overflowing toilets doesn’t seem like the most glamorous job. But done right, real estate investment can be… Read More

Never do these 7 things when you are buying a home Buying a home is exciting and terrifying. After all, this is the biggest financial move most people ever make. As such, there’s a lot of room for error, and even tiny mistakes can translate to tens of thousands of dollars. The lesson here: Even… Read More

Avoid these common home buyer slip-ups so that you don’t lose out on your dream home Buying a home—especially if it’s your first—can be a lot like losing weight in the sense that people end up doing, well, some pretty dumb stuff in the process. But while desperate dieters might… Read More

Home buyers: don’t believe these 10 reality TV home buying myths A lot of real estate reality TV shows air across the nation, but “like most programs billed as ‘reality,’ they are often misleading, and some are far from reality,” says RE/MAX Complete Solutions Broker-Owner Jenniffer Lee. Here’s 10 reality… Read More

Tips for first-time home buyers to navigate the buying process more smoothly and save money Buying a home can be a nerve-racking experience, especially for first-time home buyers. Not only is it probably the biggest purchase of your life, but the process is complicated and fraught with unfamiliar lingo and surprise… Read More