A Complete Guide to Buying a House While Selling Yours 

Did you know buying a house is considered one of the top three most stressful events you’ll face in your life? When buying a house while selling yours things can get complicated quickly. You need to time each closing date, and understand if you can pay two mortgages,...
House Hunting Checklist

House Hunting Checklist

People are moving every single day, and all for various reasons.  You may be a first-time homebuyer, or a seasoned veteran when it comes to buying and selling homes. Either way, one thing that’s certain is you have some sort of criteria that you’re looking for in...

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St. Louis Housing Market: September 2021

St. Louis Housing Market: September 2021

Summer, much like spring, saw a strong sellers market. Many are wondering if this will continue to be the case even as students return to school this fall. Ultimately, real estate across the country continues to see a highly competitive seller's market with limited...

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Charleston Housing Market: September 2021

Charleston Housing Market: September 2021

Summer, much like spring, saw a strong sellers market. Many are wondering if this will continue to be the case even as students return to school this fall. Ultimately, real estate across the country continues to see a highly competitive seller's market with limited...

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Atlanta Housing Market: September 2021

Atlanta Housing Market: September 2021

Summer, much like spring, saw a strong sellers market. Many are wondering if this will continue to be the case even as students return to school this fall. Ultimately, real estate across the country continues to see a highly competitive seller's market with limited...

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Buying Land

Buying Land

You can always buy a new house, but you can’t always buy land. Once it’s sold and developed, that’s it. But based on your needs, and your family’s needs, is buying land a smart decision? The short answer: it depends. When buying land to hold as an investment, there’s...

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How to Flip a House: A Beginner’s Guide

How to Flip a House: A Beginner’s Guide

Have you been watching too much HGTV lately? A side effect of this might be a strong desire to learn how to flip a house. Or maybe you’ve been searching for a way to break into real estate for awhile now, and flipping homes seems like the right investment strategy for...

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Buying A Second Home For Investment

Buying A Second Home For Investment

Whether you’re in the beginning stages of your career, have been working for a while, or are even retired; the thought of investing has probably crossed your mind. There are various avenues in which you can explore for investing, and real estate has become an...

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How Much Does It Cost to Move?

How Much Does It Cost to Move?

When you’re selling your house, it’s up to you to move before the closing or right after. If you’re doing it yourself, it will obviously cost you much less money from your moving budget, however it will probably cost you much more time in packing and transporting. If...

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5 Tips for Millennial Home Buyers

5 Tips for Millennial Home Buyers

According to the National Association of Realtors, millennial home buyers represent about 38% of the total buyer pool. Millennial buyers are a large portion of the real estate market. With that, many are likely first time buyers facing the challenges of making their...

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Is Now A Good Time To Buy A House?

Is Now A Good Time To Buy A House?

Historically, a real estate agent would tell clients that purchasing a home has a lot to do with good timing. However, we’re currently in unconventional times. The mortgage rates have been at an all time low, and the demand for housing has soared. There’s also the...

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First Time Home Buyer: Start Here

First Time Home Buyer: Start Here

Buying a home for the first time can be overwhelming to say the least. There are many steps and requirements throughout the process and it can be easy to make a costly mistake along the way. But, with a little research and the right tools, buying your first home can...

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How Much Do Appraisals Cost?

How Much Do Appraisals Cost?

A residential house appraisal is an unbiased estimate of the true (or fair market) value of what a home is worth. It is conditional on the current real estate market. Whether you buy or sell, an appraisal can be useful. When buying a home, buyers typically need a...

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Types of Houses: What’s the Difference?

Types of Houses: What’s the Difference?

If you’re searching for a new home, it’s helpful to know the terms commonly used to describe home and property types. After all, the types of houses you consider purchasing can affect your mortgage and home insurance.  There are 2 ways different types of houses...

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Best Places to Live in Georgia: Top 6 Cities

Best Places to Live in Georgia: Top 6 Cities

Best Places to Live in Georgia: Top 6 Cities  Considering a move to Georgia? Or maybe you’re already a Georgia resident and just looking for a change of scenery in “the Peach State”. Then you’ve come to the right place. We’re looking at the 6 best places to live...

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Are Zillow Estimates Accurate?

Are Zillow Estimates Accurate?

Zillow is one of the most popular real estate search sites available online. The database contains millions of homes for sale or rent across the U.S. in which users can search based on a variety of factors. A key feature available to Zillow users is an automated...

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How Long Does It Take to Close on a House?

How Long Does It Take to Close on a House?

Congratulations! You’ve made it through the gauntlet of searching for a house through submitting a successful offer for the house you love. But you still need to make it down the home stretch to the close date.  So how long does it take to close on a house? The...

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How Long Does An Appraisal Take? What You Should Know

How Long Does An Appraisal Take? What You Should Know

A residential appraisal is an unbiased estimate of the true (or fair market) value of what a home is worth, in the current real estate market. Buyers typically need a mortgage loan to afford a home. As a result, a mortgage lender will order an appraisal to ensure that...

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Why The Housing Market Is So Hot? 3 Top Reasons:

Why The Housing Market Is So Hot? 3 Top Reasons:

If you’re in the market to buy or sell a home, or know someone who is, you’ve probably realized that real estate is booming. In some neighborhoods, homes are being sold before they even hit the market! But why is the housing market so hot?  According to the...

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What Does a Title Company Do?

What Does a Title Company Do?

When you buy a home, it’s not only about mortgage lenders, real estate agents, sellers and you the buyer, you also need to work with a title company too. What does a title company do? Do you need a title company? A title company executes a title search to make...

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Using Virtual Open Houses to Protect Our Clients

Using Virtual Open Houses to Protect Our Clients

As the coronavirus outbreak dwindles down, we at Trelora and in the real estate community have a continued responsibility to do our part to keep people safe. And we can do this while we help clients buy and sell homes. We’re not epidemiologists or healthcare workers....

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First Time Home Buyer – Complete Colorado Guide

First Time Home Buyer – Complete Colorado Guide

First time home buyer programs are loan programs designed to help a wide range of people afford to purchase a home. Most people would rather own their home rather than rent but think that it is too far out of reach because of rising housing costs.  What most...

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Can I Buy a House with No Money Down?

Can I Buy a House with No Money Down?

When times are tough, and money is tight, there are still some options when you want to buy a house. You may be low on savings, or perhaps you just don’t want to lose hard-earned money to a real estate down payment. Is it possible to buy a home with no money down? In...

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