Category Archives: General

  • How to Think Like a Buyer

    BY Courtesy of Realty Center Inc.

    If you’re selling your home, then you know there’s a laundry list of things you need to do to prepare. You’ve got to prepare your home to list and get ready for your next big adventure! But one thing that most sellers... 

  • Buying in a “Good” Location

    BY Courtesy of Realty Center Inc.

    We’ve all heard the saying, “Location, location, location!” But what does that actually mean? Buying a home in a good location will help ensure that you’re happy in your new home. It also means that you’ll have... 

  • Preparing to Buy a Home in 2020

    BY Courtesy of Realty Center Inc.

    Is your 2020 New Year’s resolution to buy a home? Congratulations! Buying a home is a major lifetime achievement. Resolving to make it happen brings you even closer to your dream of home ownership. If you want to put yourself... 

  • VA Loans Explained

    BY Courtesy of Realty Center Inc.

    Homebuyers have many choices when it comes to home loans. It can be tough to determine which one is right for you. But if you’re a veteran, then a VA loan may be just the ticket. Although the process of applying and qualifying... 

  • Avoid a Renovation Nightmare

    BY Courtesy of Realty Center Inc.

    Are home renovations in your future? Whether you’ve just bought a house or are considering putting yours on the market, chances are you’ll need to make some repairs or updates soon. Without proper planning, your project... 

  • Halloween & Home Insurance

    BY Courtesy of Realty Center Inc.

    Although it’s fun to be scared on Halloween, it’s not so fun if something legitimately scary happens at your home. Halloween is the number one day for property crime in the United States. Is your homeowners insurance... 

  • Staying Safe When Selling Your Home

    BY Courtesy of Realty Center Inc.

    As a seller, you spend quite a bit of time preparing your home for the market. From decluttering and depersonalizing to making repairs and upgrades, you have plenty to do. But don’t forget to stay vigilant once you begin... 

  • Earnest Money FAQs

    BY Courtesy of Realty Center Inc.

    When you’re buying a home, you may come across terms that are unfamiliar. One of those terms may be “earnest money.” Exactly what is earnest money, and how does it help you buy a home? In order to save you some time... 

  • Tips for a Safe Halloween

    BY Courtesy of Realty Center Inc.

    Witches and goblins and ghosts, oh my! It’s almost time to hit the store and stock up on candy and treats for the neighborhood kids. Halloween trick-or-treating is one of the most exciting nights of the year for kids (and... 

  • What All First-Time Homebuyers Should Know

    BY Courtesy of Realty Center Inc.

    We’re heading into one of the busiest seasons in real estate. If you’re gearing up to buy your first home, you may have some competition out there. Spring and summer tend to dominate the housing market and see the most...