How Much is My House Worth?

In my long career as a Realtor, one of the most common problems I encountered was homeowners who had absolutely no idea what their homes were worth. That was before things like Zillow and Trulia popped up, but it’s not like the Internet has been able to make a huge dent in this problem. The… Continue Reading

What to Do When Your Appraisal Runs Into Problems

Earlier this summer, a friend of mine was looking to buy a house and although their Realtor assured them that it was a slam dunk and everything was fine with their paperwork and they had a legitimately significant down payment, there were complications. In fact, their appraisal came in a little over eight percent short.… Continue Reading

3 Reasons to Buy a Home This Holiday Season

Well, it’s past Thanksgiving and another holiday shopping season is in full swing. I hoped you saved a bundle at the Black Friday sales because you’re going to need those extra nickels and dimes to buy your new home this winter. Wait, what? Did I say you should try to buy a house during the… Continue Reading