The Home Appraisal Waiver – Should you?

The Home Appraisal Waiver – Should you?

The housing market has become even more competitive in the Age of COVID-19, creating challenges for those seeking to purchase a home. One change that has come as a result of the global pandemic is many mortgages have stopped requiring home appraisals, making it simpler for borrowers to purchase a home or refinance an existing loan. With historically low interest …

Winning a Bidding War

Winning a Bidding War

Historically low interest rates coupled with a lower than average inventory of homes for sale has created a strong seller’s market. As a result, potential homebuyers often find themselves in the middle of a bidding war for the property they hope to own. This means homebuyers need to be fully aware and willing to rise to the challenge. One way …

Unemployment and the Housing Market

Unemployment and the Housing Market

Currently, sellers are in control of the housing market, with record high prices and a low inventory that is trending lower. While unemployment rose to new heights during the COVID-19 pandemic, recently there has been a decrease in the number of unemployment claims. The decrease may be a result of increased consumer confidence as a new COVID-19 stimulus package seems …

Home Buying Tips for 2021

Home Buying Tips for 2021

The coronavirus pandemic has change home buying in many ways. Knowing that, for those hoping to become homeowners in 2021 have much to learn. Right now, the competition for homes is intense, with considerably less houses available for purchase than the number of buyers in the market. Getting approved for a mortgage has slowed to a crawl, while mortgage rates …

How to Design a Chef’s Kitchen in Your Home

How to Design a Chef’s Kitchen in Your Home

Whether you are looking for a new home with a fully equipped chef’s kitchen already in place or you are redesigning the space in your home into a chef’s kitchen, it is crucial to know the basics of what it needed in your chef’s kitchen. Your home’s kitchen is the heart of the home, a fully functional space that welcomes …