Monthly Archives: March 2014


Preparing Your House for the Market

When getting ready to sell your home, it’s crucial to amp up your property’s “curb appeal.”  You only have one shot at a good first impression, and you want buyers jumping at the chance to buy your home!  Making a small investment by cleaning up the outward appearance of your […]


An Appraisal May Make or Break Your Deal

An appraisal is an important part of any home purchase. This is an evaluation, ordered by lenders, that tells us exactly what our money is going towards; because we focus on the actual value of your property, appraisals are different than home inspections. An inspection looks deeply into the condition […]


RESPA and Its Impact on the Mortgage Process

While the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA) has had a significant hand in the real estate transaction process, it’s just as embedded in the mortgage process. Since 2010, when major revisions were implemented, it has changed the way in which mortgage operations are conducted, as well as what may […]