What tips do you have for staging a house to sell?
Declutter and clean, new paint, increase curb appeal. Overall aim to make your house more inviting so potential buyers can envision themselves living there.
How much of a home can I afford?
We recommend meeting with a lender to determine how much of a home you can afford, and we can begin to find options in your price range then. Also, pre-approval makes the process much easier when putting an offer in on a desired home.
How long does closing take?
Escrow periods typically run about 30-45 days but can vary on different circumstances. We will do everything we can to get you closed in the timeliest manner possible.
What is a buyer's and seller’s market?
A seller’s market is an increased demand for homes which typically drives prices up due to low inventory, interest rates, and economic factors.
A buyers market is characterized by declining home prices and reduced demand.
What kind of credit do I need to buy a home?
Most programs require a FICO score of 620 or better. Typically, borrowers with higher credit scores may receive better financing rates.
How much money do I need for a down payment?
The national average for down payment is around 20%. However, if you do not have a down payment, there are various other options we can explore.
Can I buy a home and sell my current home at the same time?
Yes, buying and selling at the same time is quite common. We can walk you through each step and help you work with your lender to qualify as well as try to aim for the best timing.