Anytime you buy a property; unless you pay cash for it, your lender will likely require an appraisal to give you the loan to buy the property. Whether you have previously purchased a property or not, you probably have a few questions about appraisals. What is an appraisal? Why do I need an appraisal? Can I pick my appraiser? If you do, you're not alone. Appraisals are more complicated than people realize and often misunderstood. Let's dig in and see if we can't simplify them a little.
All too many real estate shows concentrate just on the fun part, looking at houses. Yes, it’s a lot of fun but what they don’t show is that looking for a home is just the tip of the iceberg, literally. After your offer is accepted on a home the first thing you will want to do is schedule a home inspection.
The process of buying a home can be very daunting. Whether you’re a first-time buyer or not it really doesn’t get any easier since every situation is different. With that being said, there are some questions that get asked the most often by all types of buyers. Today, I’ll try my best to answer some of these questions and hopefully help you be a more prepared buyer when the time is right.
The process of buying a home can be quite complex and daunting but the process of selling a home can be just as confusing, regardless of how many homes you have sold a home. That’s because no two real estate transactions are the same, each comes with its own set of bumps in the road. That being said for many homeowners considering selling their home there are several questions that tend to come up quite often. Let’s see if we can tackle some of them and hopefully make the process slightly less confusing.