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The ABCs of Real Estate: Terms You Should Know

If you’ve spent any time on Zillow, looked into how much your house is worth, or toured a potential home, you’ve probably already encountered a number of industry-specific terminology. While you can always ask your real estate agent what certain things mean, it’s a good idea to familiarize yourself with some common terms and acronyms.

Should I Move to Denver?

Should I Move to Denver?

Maybe a better question is, why shouldn’t you move to Denver, Colorado? It’s a beautiful city with 300 days of sunshine a year, close proximity to the Rocky Mountains, a healthy, fit populace, legal recreational marijuana, and a great job market for young...

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Finding the Right Relocation Specialist Realtor

Finding the Right Relocation Specialist Realtor

Moving is stressful to begin with. But add moving across the country, or to an area you’re unfamiliar with and the moving process gets overwhelming fast. When you move to a new area, whether for work or pleasure, a relocation specialist realtor helps make the process...

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The Best Places To Live in Tucson | A Complete Guide

The Best Places To Live in Tucson | A Complete Guide

Relocating to a new city can be overwhelming, with a significant challenge being buying a home in unfamiliar territory. So, we're outlining the best places to live in Tucson to help you choose which is ideal for you. Tucson, Arizona, has a population of 1.5 million....

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Best Time to Buy a House in Charleston

Best Time to Buy a House in Charleston

Historic neighborhoods, beautiful beaches, a variety of incredible restaurants. There is a reason Charleston South Carolina has consistently been named a top vacation destination, and ranked high for places to relocate permanently. But when is considered the best time...

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What is Due Diligence in Real Estate?

What is Due Diligence in Real Estate?

If you’re getting ready to buy a home, you’ll want to do your homework. Not all homes are the same. New construction, foreclosure, short sale, or traditional sales, they’re all different. So it’s important to exercise due diligence in your real estate hunt. A SWOT...

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What Mortgage Programs Exist to Help Minorities?

What Mortgage Programs Exist to Help Minorities?

Over the course of history, mortgage lenders have unfortunately been guilty of denying equal rights to minorities at times. This practice in mortgage lending is known as “redlining.” While redlining has been labeled as illegal, these practices often still have a...

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6 Questions to Ask a Property Manager

6 Questions to Ask a Property Manager

Investing in real estate is becoming an increasingly popular method to build wealth. There are a variety of ways to invest in real estate, and a multitude of property types and strategies to consider. But, ultimately, in real estate investing it's essential to build a...

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Atlanta Housing Market: December 2021

Atlanta Housing Market: December 2021

As we approach the heart of winter, the temperature may be dropping, but the real estate market is as hot as ever. Fall saw a decrease in inventory across most markets, as is standard for this time of year. As inventory decreases it’s no surprise the market remains...

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Charleston Housing Market: December 2021

Charleston Housing Market: December 2021

As we approach the heart of winter, the temperature may be dropping, but the real estate market is as hot as ever. Fall saw a decrease in inventory across most markets, as is standard for this time of year. As inventory decreases it’s no surprise the market remains...

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Denver Housing Market: December 2021

Denver Housing Market: December 2021

As we approach the heart of winter, the temperature may be dropping, but the real estate market is as hot as ever. Fall saw a decrease in inventory across most markets, as is standard for this time of year. As inventory decreases it’s no surprise the market remains...

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Phoenix Housing Market: December 2021

Phoenix Housing Market: December 2021

As we approach the heart of winter, the temperature may be dropping, but the real estate market is as hot as ever. Fall saw a decrease in inventory across most markets, as is standard for this time of year. As inventory decreases it’s no surprise the market remains...

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Raleigh Housing Market: December 2021

Raleigh Housing Market: December 2021

As we approach the heart of winter, the temperature may be dropping, but the real estate market is as hot as ever. Fall saw a decrease in inventory across most markets, as is standard for this time of year. As inventory decreases it’s no surprise the market remains...

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Seattle Housing Market: December 2021

Seattle Housing Market: December 2021

As we approach the heart of winter, the temperature may be dropping, but the real estate market is as hot as ever. Fall saw a decrease in inventory across most markets, as is standard for this time of year. As inventory decreases it’s no surprise the market remains...

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How Much Can You Negotiate on a House? 3 Things to Consider

How Much Can You Negotiate on a House? 3 Things to Consider

If you thought buying a car was stressful, wait until you try buying your dream home! Determining how much you can negotiate on a house can be tricky. But there are 3 things you can do to make it less stressful and easier. Get pre-approved for a loan Whether you’re a...

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How Much Does it Cost to Buy a House? Know This Beforehand

How Much Does it Cost to Buy a House? Know This Beforehand

How much does it cost to buy a house? The short answer is it often isn't cheap. The downpayment is commonly the most substantial amount of what you’re paying when you buy a house. But, there are a number of other fees you will need to pay as well. These are either one...

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Top 10 Best Neighborhoods in Denver

Top 10 Best Neighborhoods in Denver

Whether you're thinking of moving to Denver, Colorado, already live in Denver but are looking for a better lay of the land, or a native trying to make sense of what’s been going on the last 5 years, we’ve got a real estate guide for you.  As with any up and coming...

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How Soon After Bankruptcy Can I Buy a House?

How Soon After Bankruptcy Can I Buy a House?

Being bankrupt is scary. And Americans have all been afraid of it since we played Monopoly as kids. But it doesn’t need to be scary. In reality, at least 800,000 Americans file for bankruptcy every year. And undoubtedly many of those people are good, hard-working...

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5 Reasons Why You Should Invest in Real Estate

5 Reasons Why You Should Invest in Real Estate

Investing in real estate is a great move financially. When done correctly, the benefits range from passive income and tax advantages, to portfolio diversification and more. Have you found yourself wondering, “why invest in real estate”? This guide details 5 reasons...

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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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What Is a 1031 Exchange: How Do You Use It?

What Is a 1031 Exchange: How Do You Use It?

No, it’s not a vague mailing address - wait, it actually might be. But in real estate, a 1031 exchange is a swap of one investment property for another. It allows the deferring of capital gains and depreciation recapture taxes.  What is a 1031 Exchange? The term gets...

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Tips for Buying a House After a Divorce

Tips for Buying a House After a Divorce

Going through a divorce is considered one of the most stressful experiences a person can have. Post divorce, you might be ready to move on with your life and put the past behind you. Sometimes this can include purchasing your next home. However, when considering a big...

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What are iBuyers in real estate?

What are iBuyers in real estate?

iBuyers are a new category of real estate company that purchases homes directly from homeowners. The term iBuyer is short for “instant buyer” because they use automated valuation models (AVMs) to generate offers faster than typical buyers.  Although iBuyers offer...

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Atlanta Housing Market: October 2021

Atlanta Housing Market: October 2021

As temperatures begin to cool across the country, many markets are also starting to see signs of the real estate market shifting. While we continue to see a strong sellers market, taking a closer look at days on the market and number of showings per listing shows...

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Charleston Housing Market: October 2021

Charleston Housing Market: October 2021

As temperatures begin to cool across the country, many markets are also starting to see signs of the real estate market shifting. While we continue to see a strong sellers market, taking a closer look at days on the market and number of showings per listing shows...

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