By Colin Milroy on 4/17/2018
Buying a home for the first time is a life-changing event. Consequently, a great deal of time, energy and emotion gets poured into the process. Here’s some advice to help any first-time homebuyer feel secure and supported.
By Adam Fluck on 1/16/2018
With the new year came new tax laws—some of which impact homeowners.
By Kevin Lambert on 8/1/2017
You’ve found the home that perfectly fits your vision and life situation, and you’ve secured loan pre-approval to expedite the purchase. It’s an exciting time for any homebuyer—becoming a homeowner, anticipating a big transition and starting a new phase of life, envisioning future home projects and improvements. Before you sign the dotted line, however, a …
By Kevin Lambert on 7/25/2017
Your guide to market trends in the coolest cities Demographics Population: 931,830 Median income: $56,012 Homeownership: 54% Property Feb. 2016 Feb. 2014 Median sales price $274,055 $295,500 Average days on market 59 63 Active listings 7,080 7,337 Features Avg. annual weather: 69.4° F / 34.3” rain / 0” snow Walk score: (out of 100) …
By Nick Van Heest on 6/19/2017
Pre-approval is a game-changer. It shows sellers you mean business. You’ve done your research, you know your budget and you’re ready to plunk down some serious cash on a brand-new home.
By Adam Fluck on 5/31/2017
As first-time homebuyers begin searching for a home, one of the most frequent questions they ask themselves early on is, “What can I afford?” Answering that question involves far more than just the price of a home. Other factors must be considered, from the interest rate to the type of loan to the taxes and …
By Kevin Lambert on 4/28/2017
Your guide to market trends in the coolest cities.
By Nick Van Heest on 4/27/2017
The few, the proud, the homeowners. Congrats on swapping the renter’s life for a beautiful home to call your own! Here are 10 things only new homeowners understand.
By Houzz on 4/26/2017
Kyle Schuneman‘s experiences as a Hollywood production designer eventually led him to the world of interior design — the perfect profession for a guy who drew floor plans and flipped through design magazines as a little boy growing up in Chicago. After building his industry contacts and working with high-end clients, Schuneman noticed that a …
By Kevin Lambert on 4/17/2017
5 ways to make the kitchen remodel work.
Your mortgage. Your way.