Buying a rental property? You’ll need this tip.

Buying a rental property? You’ll need this tip.

One of the best things you can do when you buy a rental property is to learn from the mistakes of others and understand what really maximizes your rental property income. The tip: A better rental price attracts better tenants. Owners tend to push rental prices higher...
3 secret tips to buying a home

3 secret tips to buying a home

Every buyer would like to have an edge when it comes to shopping for a home. How can you get a jump on other buyers? Here are three tips that most buyers never consider: The early bird: It would be nice to know when a home is going to go on the market, before it...
Don’t make this first-time home buyer mistake

Don’t make this first-time home buyer mistake

It’s the biggest financial decision first-time home buyers make, and they want to get it right. Buying a home can be nerve-wracking and complex. While information about how to get a loan is easy to find online, not all of this information is accurate. That’s one of...
A better way to buy your next home

A better way to buy your next home

What if you could have an X-ray machine that would show you all the potential problems with a home before you buy? While this technology doesn’t exist – yet – a veteran home inspector suggests there is a better way to shop for your next home. He calls it focusing on...
New 3-day home loan rules for buyers

New 3-day home loan rules for buyers

Everyone getting a home loan now gets three days to review mortgage closing documents before they have to sign on the dotted line. This new rule, dubbed “Know Before You Owe,” is part of what the mortgage industry calls TRID – or the new TILA RESPA Integrated...
Why do you need title insurance?

Why do you need title insurance?

The vast majority of home buyers secure a mortgage to purchase a home. What you get when you buy a home is a title to that property, a legal document that gives you the right to possess that property. To protect their investment – the mortgage – lenders require title...