Real Estate Blog for Buyers & Sellers

  • December 12, 2018
  • Karen Stanko

Buying Your First Home: When Are You REALLY Ready?

Purchasing your first home is the dream of a lifetime and a massive investment toward your future. The process is full of hopes and aspirations but is...

  • November 28, 2018
  • Karen Stanko

The Pros And Cons Of Reverse Mortgages - A Quick Guide

No matter how carefully you plan, life can put a dent in your retirement funds. A life-altering accident or illness can turn your life upside down. Di...

  • November 14, 2018
  • Karen Stanko

3 Lesser-Known Ways to Invest in Real Estate

Investing in real estate has long been a path to wealth-building. Real estate is an asset that can provide both ongoing income and value appreciation,...

  • October 24, 2018
  • Karen Stanko

Real Estate: Four Features of Profitable Rental Property

Investing in real estate can be a frightening task for a first-time buyer. While the rewards can be huge, there are also a number of risks that you wi...

  • October 10, 2018
  • Karen Stanko

Five Surefire Ways to Ensure You are ready to Buy a Home as a Recent College Graduate

If you are a recent college graduate, you might think that buying a home is still many years off, but that's not necessarily the case. If you dream of...

  • September 26, 2018
  • Karen Stanko

Should You Get a Shorter-Term Mortgage, Make Extra Payments, or Something Else?

When getting a home mortgage, if you can afford higher payments, often the option of a 15-year loan instead of one of 30 years is an option. It can be...

  • September 12, 2018
  • Karen Stanko

Four Home Renovation Projects That Will Boost the Value of Your House

Whether you are planning on selling your home in the near future, or if you intend to stay for a long time to come, a renovation can be a great way to...

  • August 22, 2018
  • Karen Stanko

5 Reasons Why Your Home Isn't Selling

You've put your house on the market, and you're ready to start spending all the money you know you'll make from the sale. There's only one problem. Yo...

  • August 8, 2018
  • Karen Stanko

The Differences Between a Credit Freeze and Credit Lock, and How They Can Protect You from Identity Theft

From your full name, to your address, to your social security number - almost every detail about you is stored in a database somewhere. This informati...

  • July 25, 2018
  • Karen Stanko

House Flipping 101: How to Prevent Injuries During Demolition Days

Demolition days are a major perk for those engaging in house flipping. You get to smash kitchens, bathrooms, bedrooms, and living rooms to smitheree...