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7 11, 2017

Newly Renovated or Brand New Home: Which Is The Best Way To Get Your New Home Interior?

By | 2017-11-06T08:25:30+00:00 November 7th, 2017|Buying Advice, Decorating|0 Comments

For many people, walking into a home where everything is brand new can make for a great feeling. With fresh and clean flooring and walls – the home can be like a blank canvas just waiting for your personal touches. And, brand new appliances and systems typically mean that, even if there is an issue, [...]

19 09, 2017

Buying Your First Home with a Spouse or Partner Doesn’t Have to Be Stressful

By | 2017-09-18T11:12:13+00:00 September 19th, 2017|Advice, Buying Advice|0 Comments

Although buying your first home with a spouse or partner can be exciting, there can also be a fair amount of stress that comes along with it. For example, what if you both don't agree on the ideal floor plan, price, or even location? The good news is that there are ways that you can [...]

22 08, 2017

Considering the Move to a Planned Community? Here’s What You Can Expect

By | 2017-08-22T12:32:35+00:00 August 22nd, 2017|Buying Advice|0 Comments

If you've been thinking about making a move to a planned community - or even if you've just heard the term, but don't know exactly what it entails - there are some interesting facts about these types of developments...and they've been steadily drawing people in for the past few years. As its name suggests, a [...]

18 07, 2017

Expenses to Anticipate After Moving Into a New Home

By | 2017-07-17T17:47:39+00:00 July 18th, 2017|Advice, Buying Advice, Home Inspection|0 Comments

If you're in the process of buying a new home - or you soon will be - then you are likely already familiar with the fact that you will need to come up with a relatively large amount of cash in order to get the deal done. For example, in most cases, a down payment [...]

27 06, 2017

Is It Better to Rent or Buy Your Next Home?

By | 2017-06-27T11:24:29+00:00 June 27th, 2017|Advice, Buying Advice|0 Comments

Even though we've been living in an era of historically low interest rates for quite some time, if you're looking for a new place to call home, it may or may not necessarily be best to move ahead with a purchase. While it is true that owning a home can include you in the "American [...]

16 05, 2017

Is Purchasing a Fixer Upper the Right Move for You?

By | 2017-05-16T11:05:58+00:00 May 16th, 2017|Advice, Buying Advice, Remodeling|0 Comments

If you're considering making a move, you may have thought about the possibilities of purchasing a fixer upper - and for some, going this route can provide you with a great deal of opportunity, such as obtaining the home at a reduced price, as well as renovating it to fit with your specific tastes. But, [...]

18 04, 2017

Can Pre-Approval for a Mortgage Really Affect Your Home Buying Success?

By | 2017-04-17T18:23:00+00:00 April 18th, 2017|Advice, Buying Advice, Financing|0 Comments

Shopping for a new home can require that you already have a plan in place for how you will go about paying for it. This includes having your potential sources of financing all lined up such as getting pre-approved for a mortgage. It is important to note that there is a big difference between pre-approval [...]

28 02, 2017

The Real Value of Having Your Home Inspected

By | 2017-02-27T08:44:51+00:00 February 28th, 2017|Advice, Buying Advice, Home Inspection|0 Comments

For most people, buying a home will be the biggest purchase in their entire lifetime. So, prior to signing on the dotted line, it is important to have the home inspected to be sure that the property you intend to move forward with doesn't turn out to be a money pit due to various flaws. [...]

7 02, 2017

Will the New Presidential Administration Make Home Buying More Difficult?

By | 2017-02-06T18:13:18+00:00 February 7th, 2017|Buying Advice, Interest Rates|0 Comments

As the new presidential administration gets settled into the White House, there are many questions that pertain to any number of financial related issues - including whether or not interest rates will go up in the near future. While higher interest rates can have an effect on investors' portfolios, they can also make the home [...]

24 01, 2017

Where Millennials are Purchasing New Homes in 2017

By | 2017-01-24T07:21:39+00:00 January 24th, 2017|Bakersfield, Buying Advice|0 Comments

Over the past decade or so, the rate of Millennials purchasing homes had been steadily dropping. This trend could be the result of several factors, including the payment of student loans - which in turn can make it more difficult to save for a down payment - as well as the rising price of housing [...]

17 01, 2017

Can Buying Now Boost Your Home Equity in 2017?

By | 2017-01-15T19:15:05+00:00 January 17th, 2017|Advice, Buying Advice|0 Comments

If you're considering the purchase of a new home in 2017, you may get more home equity and a new place to call your own. That's because, according to data from Trulia - a mobile and online real estate resource - the average home's price per square foot in Bakersfield rose over the past year. [...]