Real Estate Blog for Buyers & Sellers

  • June 25, 2020
  • Karen Stanko

Useful Tips for Buying and Selling A Home During Covid-19

The coronavirus pandemic has derailed buying and selling activities in the property market. Albeit fewer homes have been listed for sale, the industry...

  • June 10, 2020
  • Karen Stanko

When Is Mortgage Refinancing a Bad Idea?

Property owners refinance their homes and commercial properties all the time. As your credit improves and you have built more equity into the property...

  • May 27, 2020
  • Karen Stanko

Is it a Good Time to Become a First-Time Home Buyer?

We are facing a challenging time as we work together to combat COVID-19 in our country and even our own neighborhoods. With so much uncertainty in the...

  • May 13, 2020
  • Karen Stanko

5 First-Time Homebuyer Mistakes To Avoid

Buying your first home is a scary and exciting process because it’s a HUGE commitment. It’s easy to get swept up in the excitement of home...

  • April 22, 2020
  • Karen Stanko

5 Smart Ways to Use a Home Equity Line of Credit

For homeowners across the globe, home equity lines of credit (HELOCs) have become a handy way of tapping into the value of their homes. However, when ...

  • April 8, 2020
  • Karen Stanko

What should you consider when refinancing your mortgage?

Mortgage rates are at a historic low. If you're thinking about refinancing your mortgage, you could possibly save significant amounts of money over th...

  • March 11, 2020
  • Karen Stanko

6 Persistent Real Estate Myths You Really Need to Ignore

Whether you're a home-buyer or a seller, it pays to understand the real estate market if you want to get a good deal. Unfortunately, a series of damag...

  • February 18, 2020
  • Karen Stanko

Should You Pay Off Your Mortgage Early?

It's a dream to be able to pay off your mortgage early, but is there a downside?  While it sounds like a great idea, there are some factors to co...

  • February 12, 2020
  • Karen Stanko

Real Estate 101: Essential Tips for First-Time Home Buyers

Buying a home is always a big decision, but when you're a first-time buyer it's even more important to get it right. Without home-buying experience to...

  • 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...