Can I Qualify for a Mortgage After Declaring Bankruptcy? Yes -- and Here Is How
By Peta-Gay
June 27, 2017

It may feel like a very daunting task to consider buying a home after you've declared bankruptcy, and there's no doubt that it's an uphill battle. Fortunately, while you'll have hard work ahead, there are things you can do to make your dream of home ownership a possibility. Whether you've just declared bankruptcy or some time has passed, here are some things you should consider before getting into the market.

Wait It Out

It might ...

Summer Staging Tips: Using Your Lawn and Flower Beds to Boost Your Curb Appeal
By Peta-Gay
June 26, 2017

Every open house involves so much clean up and de-cluttering that it's often easy to forget about the first thing your guest will see when they arrive; the exterior! Instead of foregoing the first impression, here are some tips for fixing up your yard and all its vegetation so you can make a positive impression on potential homebuyers.

Get Out The Pruning Shears

There are few things that will wreck the overall look of your home ...

Four Ways a Real Estate Agent Can Help Ensure Your Home Sells for More Than Your Asking Price
By Peta-Gay
June 1, 2017

Most home sellers are thrilled to get the asking price they're looking for when putting their home up for sale, but many have not thought about the possibility of getting even more! If you're wondering what tricks of the trade your agent can use when it comes to getting a higher offer, you may want to have them test out some of the following tips.

Price It A Little Lower

It's generally said that you ...

Buying a Home With a Mortgage? Here Is What You Can Expect at Your Closing Meeting
By Peta-Gay
June 2, 2017

If you've decided to invest and have finally found your ideal home, it's probably an exciting time for you and your family. But before the deal is sealed, there will be a closing meeting so that all of the loose ends can be tied up. If you want to be ready for closing and are curious what the final meeting will entail, here are a few things to be prepared for.

The Last Walk Through

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How Young Is Too Young to Buy Your First Home? Getting Started Early Has Its Ups and Downs
By Peta-Gay
June 5, 2017

Many millennials are expected to enter the housing market in the next year with the interest rates still low. However, while it may be a good time, it does not necessarily mean that it's the right time for you to make the investment. If you're currently weighing your options when it comes to home ownership, here are some things to consider before you decide to put the money down.

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