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What Are Real Estate Taxes? Start Here

Home ownership comes with a variety of expenses, HOA dues and utilities are two of the obvious ones. But often, real estate taxes are an expense many home buyers forget about. If you’re asking the question - what are real estate taxes? Then this post is for you. ...
How to Build Your Credit Score

How to Build Your Credit Score

To say that buying a house is a big financial commitment would be an incredible understatement. Deciding to buy a house or a second home in the mountains is the easy part. Actually reaching a point where a lender will help you finance this decision, now that's hard...

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What Impacts Your Credit Score?

What Impacts Your Credit Score?

So, sure, you know that everyone has a credit score. But what is yours? And what impacts your credit score? Your score can range from 350 to 850 and is entirely dependent on your past financial decisions. If you are considering buying a home, your credit score is...

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What is Included in a Home Appraisal?

What is Included in a Home Appraisal?

By now, you hopefully know that a home appraisal is an important part of the home buying and selling process and what happens on a home appraisal. But what is included in the home appraisal? The final report will generally cover the following items: Size and condition...

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How is a Home Appraisal Done?

How is a Home Appraisal Done?

Now that you know what a home appraisal is, you're probably wondering how is a home appraisal done? An appraiser is required to take several steps to determine a property’s value. He or she will visit the property in-person and review recent sales of comparable homes....

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2018 Real Estate Commission Report

2018 Real Estate Commission Report

Have you ever wondered how much is paid in Real Estate commissions every year? Stop wondering!  TRELORA launched its inaugural Real Estate Commission Report earlier today and the findings are astounding. The report takes a look at the top 10 real estate markets across...

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