Real Estate Blog for Buyers & Sellers

  • January 29, 2020
  • Karen Stanko

10 Essential Tips for Taking Out Your First Mortgage

Taking out your first mortgage presents a major financial commitment, possibly the biggest one you'll ever make, so it's crucial that you get the best...

  • January 15, 2020
  • Karen Stanko

Should You Refinance Your Mortgage?

There are a multitude of reasons why a homeowner may be considering refinancing their mortgage. However, before any final decisions are made it is alw...

  • December 11, 2019
  • Karen Stanko

4 Reasons to Hire a Real Estate Agent When Selling Your Home

Selling your home is a big decision, and it's often a long and complex undertaking. Hiring a real estate agent can make every step of the home-selling...

  • November 27, 2019
  • Karen Stanko

Easy Ways to Repay Your Home Loan Early and Free Up Cash for Family Adventures

Most home buyers take out a mortgage to help finance buying a home. As a result, many homeowners are faced with a monthly mortgage payment during the ...

  • November 13, 2019
  • Karen Stanko

What is the Difference Between a Home Equity Loan and Refinancing?

Though most people believe that their home is a great place to live, others see the value in owning a home. It can be a great investment. However, i...

  • October 23, 2019
  • Karen Stanko

How Many Homes Should You Tour Before Buying?

If you are beginning the home-buying process, you may begin to wonder how long it will take until you find the perfect home for you and your family....

  • October 9, 2019
  • Karen Stanko

When is the Best Time of Year to Buy a Home?

Spring may be the most popular time of the year to buy a new home, but is it the best time of year to go home shopping? While the best time to browse ...

  • September 25, 2019
  • Karen Stanko

How To Stage A House For Sale

It's time to sell your house, and you know you need to stage it for sale, but you're not sure how. This step-by-step guide will help you successfully ...

  • September 11, 2019
  • Karen Stanko

Real Estate: How to Boost Your Credit Score Before Buying Applying for a Mortgage

For the vast majority of home buyers, obtaining a mortgage will be a vital part of the purchasing process. Of course, in order to be approved for th...

  • August 28, 2019
  • Karen Stanko

Exploring the Pros and Cons of Purchasing a Condo

When you decide to take your first step on the property ladder, you will have plenty of property-types to choose from. Many buyers prefer to buy an ex...