Buying a Home
Condo vs Single-Family Home: Which is the Right Choice for You?
Buying a home is one of the biggest decisions you'll make in your life, and there are a lot of factors to consider. One of the most significant ...Read More
Buying a Home: Pros and Cons of New Construction vs Existing Homes
Are you in the market for a new home in the Seacoast area of New Hampshire? If so, you may be wondering whether to opt for a new construction home or ...Read More
Buyers Want To Know: Why Is Housing Supply Still So Low?
One key question that’s top of mind for homebuyers this year is: why is it so hard to find a house to buy? The truth is, we’re in the ...Read More
Want To Keep Your Home Address Private? Here’s How
There’s myriad reasons buyers don’t want their names associated with their home address. Certainly, celebrities or professional athletes ...Read More
10 Ways to Find Out About a Neighborhood Without Being There
“So what’s the neighborhood really like?” is the ubiquitous refrain among home buyers shopping in areas they’re unfamiliar ...Read More
What Is a Plat Map? A Survey That Can Tell You a Lot About Your Property
When you buy a house, you will inevitably receive what will seem like a mountain of paperwork pertaining to your new digs. One of the documents your ...Read More
How Long Does a Home Seller Have To Respond To An Offer?
When you make an offer on a house, you might be wondering: How long does it take a home seller to respond to your offer? There’s nothing worse ...Read More
Risk of Mortgage Fraud in U.S. Hits Historic Highs in 2021
With an overheated U.S. housing market in 2021, new government-sponsored enterprise requirements on investment properties and the transition to a ...Read More
Lumber Prices Are Way Down—But Don’t Expect New Houses to Cost Less
After rising to shockingly expensive levels this spring, lumber prices have fallen so far that they are starting to look cheap to some buyers. Prices ...Read More
Common Mortgage Scams In 2021 And How To Avoid Them
The effects of mortgage scams impact every aspect of the home buying process. In 2020, the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Internet Crime ...Read More
What Is the #1 Financial Benefit of Homeownership?
There are many financial and non-financial benefits of homeownership, and the greatest financial one is wealth creation. Homeownership has always ...Read More
Americans See Real Estate as a Better Investment Than Stocks or Gold
Last month, in a post on the Liberty Street Economics blog, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York noted that Americans believe buying a home is ...Read More