Some Highlights: June is National Homeownership Month Stability and Comfort lead to Happiness! Now is a great time to reflect on the many benefits of homeownership that go way beyond the financial. What reasons do you have to own your own home?
Some Highlights: The average down payment for first-time homebuyers is only 6%! Despite mortgage interest rates being over 4%, rates are still below historic numbers. 88% of property managers raised their rents in the last 12 months! The credit score requirements for mortgage approval continue to fall.
1. Not Researching the Inspector “The inspection is only as good as the inspector doing it,” says Troy Bloxom, past president of the National Association of Home Inspectors. Always do your research to find a certified, experienced inspector that you feel confident will do a thorough job. 2. Not Attending the Inspection “If they don’t
Why Should I get Pre-approved before finding my house? In many markets across the country, the number of buyers searching for their dream homes greatly outnumbers the number of homes for sale. This has led to a competitive marketplace where buyers often need to stand out. One way to show you are serious about
What You Should Know: 22 million veterans have been approved and now own a home through the VA Home Loans Program Last year alone, $188 billion was offered through the program to veterans and their families. In 46 out of 50 states and Washington, DC., VA Purchase Loans are being used more and more frequently. Call
Cost of Renting vs Buying What You Should Know: Renting vs Buying is always a tough decision, that comes down to your market and what is right for you. The Tallahassee Real Estate Market is GOOD. If you are looking to buy, now is the time. Consider the percentage of income needed to rent a
Have you been spending all your free time looking at every home for sale in Tallahassee? Well this weekend, it is time to kick back, relax and enjoy the beautiful Spring Sunshine! Springtime Tallahassee has all the distractions you need for a fun-filled weekend! Festivities Kick Off on Friday, April 6th with Music Festival
Why are home prices still rising? It is a simple answer. There are more purchasers in the market right now than there are available homes for them to buy. This is an example of the theory of “supply and demand” which is defined as: “the amount of a commodity, product, or service available and the
Some Highlights: Buyer demand continues to outpace the supply of homes for sale which means that buyers are often competing with one another for the few listings that are available! Housing inventory is still under the 6-month supply needed to sustain a normal housing market. Perhaps the time has come for you and your family