Real Estate

Your Agent Is Key When Pricing Your House

Determining Asking Price According to the 2020 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers, pricing a home competitively is one of the top three reasons why sellers hire REALTORS®. Pricing a home fairly and competitively requires both evergreen knowledge and a finger on the pulse of market trends. The COVID-19 pandemic has created an unprecedented seller’s market, and some homeowners are pricing their...

What Buyers and Sellers NEED To Know About the Appraisal Gap

Why does an appraisal gap happen? Basically, with the heightened buyer demand, purchasers are often willing to pay over asking to secure the home of their dreams. If you’ve ever toured a house you’ve fallen in love with, you understand. Once you start to picture yourself and your furniture in the rooms, you want to do everything you can to land the property, including putting in a...

Tips for Buying a Luxury Home

Decide What You're Looking For Ahead of Time When you're shopping for a lavish house, it's easy to get swept away by some of the incredible amenities and designs. All of a sudden, you're enamored with the idea of having a tennis court when you've never been interested in playing tennis before in your life. It's natural to get carried away in this regard, so your best defense is making a list of...

Prediction: Lots of International Buyers Over the Next Year

While the global COVID-19 pandemic has squashed sales of U.S. homes to foreign buyers over the last year, local buyers should be prepared for a rebound in competition from other countries in the next 12 months, economists say. Texas, ranked as the third-most-popular destination for foreign real estate buyers between April 2020 and March 2021, according to a recent report by the National Association of...

5 Contingencies You Should Never Remove When Buying a House

In our current seller’s market, the national inventory of active listings is down 43.1% year over year, according to the Realtor.com June 2021 Housing Market Trends Report. And a scarcer selection means people are paying more, too, with listings up 12.7% in price While it’s tempting for buyers to waive contingencies to make an offer more compelling, it can leave them unprotected from...

Buying sight unseen

Buying a Rental Property Sight Unseen

People actually do that!? Yes. Actually, many people do that. Many times the prospective buyers are from out of state and do not want to risk losing out on a great deal. In today's market, the best deals on vacation rental properties are scooped up in just a matter of days, sometimes hours.  What is Sight Unseen Offer A sight unseen offer involves making an offer on a home for sale without...

How to Finance a Vacation Rental Investment

Assuming you have picked a good investment and been guided by a knowledgeable Realtor this is what you need to know. Also we work with expert mortgage brokers in Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and Tennessee. Different Types of Short-Term Rental Loans There are a handful of options to consider when thinking about your second home mortgage. Let’s look at the best available financing options...

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