Home Owners

What Should You Do After Buying a House?

You bought a house... now what? Here are 10 things you need to do after you purchase a home! Buying a home can be enough, so what do you do after you purchase a home? There are three main things that you need to do after you purchase a home: we need to make sure we transfer utilities for the property; we need to secure the property; and we need to make sure documents are neat and organized in case we...

The Basics of Making an Offer on a House

Like marriage, home-buying is one part love, one part legal transaction, and starts with a proposal. When you’re ready to buy a home, making an offer is important: oral promises are not legally enforceable in real estate sales.Realtors usually have a variety of standard forms (including Residential Purchase Agreements) kept up to date with the

12 Great Tips for New Homeowners

Becoming a new homeowner is a big step, and the added responsibility can sometimes be overwhelming. Use these tips to make the transition easy for you and your family as you think about purchasing your first home. 1 / 13 Family HandymanNegotiate Buyer's TermsNo home is perfect, so as you work with the sellers to

7 Things Your Home Inspector Wishes You Knew

A home inspector can make or break a sale for both sellers and buyers. It’s why, no matter whether you’re buying or selling, the home inspection process can be somewhat terrifying!For sellers, it’s a stark reminder of the nagging issues you might have turned a blind eye to over the years. And for buyers, it’s a recipe for pure

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