Buying a Home

Three MORE Tips for Saving for a Down Payment

Three MORE Tips for Saving for a Down Payment

Just because your money is a little tight right now doesn’t mean you can’t start saving up for a future down payment on a house. Consider some of these money-saving tips. Reduce Big Expenses Cost-cutting can be a difficult process, but ...

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On a Tight Budget? 3 Ways to Save for a Down Payment

On a Tight Budget? 3 Ways to Save for a Down Payment

Just because money is a little tight doesn’t mean you can’t save up for a down payment on a house. Consider some of these money-saving tips. Scale Back on Your TV Service This might sound like a tough ask, but cutting back on some of ...

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3 Tips for Planning Your Move to Lakewood

3 Tips for Planning Your Move to Lakewood

You just purchased your dream home in Lakewood and now it’s time to plan your move. You’re looking forward to what the future holds, but you’re not looking forward to a taxing moving experience. Consider these tips to help make ...

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Saving for a Down Payment: 3 Tips You Can Use Today

Saving for a Down Payment: 3 Tips You Can Use Today

Saving money for a down payment isn't easy - in fact, for many people, the task just seems too big. Saving for a Down Payment: 3 Tips You Can Use Today One of the biggest keys to saving for a down payment is to start early and save often. However, ...

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Can You Reduce Your Closing Costs?

Can You Reduce Your Closing Costs?

Closing costs are a necessary part of every real estate transaction - as a buyer, you'll be responsible for paying them (unless you can agree with the seller that he or she will pay part or all of them for you).  But are there ways to reduce ...

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3 Things You Should NEVER Do When You're Buying a Home

3 Things You Should NEVER Do When You're Buying a Home

Buying a home is the biggest financial decision you'll ever make - and that's why your Lakewood buyer's agent will be there to guide you. Your agent will walk you through every step of the process, ensuring you understand your options. She'll also ...

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House Hunting Using Virtual Technology

House Hunting Using Virtual Technology

To avoid the spread of the COVID-19 virus & to follow mandated guidelines, WE HAVE ADDED alternative ways of Selling and Buying Real Estate. We are offering Virtual Home Tours, Virtual Open Houses & On-line video chats for Buyer & ...

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Should You Buy a House on a Busy Street?

Should You Buy a House on a Busy Street?

If you're like many people, you browse real estate listings and nod your head when you read about a home that's located "on a quiet street." But is living on a busy street all that bad? Here's what you need to know. Should You Buy a House on a Busy ...

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Should You Buy a Fixer-Upper?

Should You Buy a Fixer-Upper?

Do you think you could manage buying a fixer-upper? If you're considering buying a house that needs a little (or a lot of) TLC, here's what you need to know first. Should You Buy a Fixer-Upper? Buying a home that needs serious remodeling is a big ...

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Buying and Selling at the Same Time? Here's What to Know

Buying and Selling at the Same Time? Here's What to Know

If you're buying a home while you're trying to sell the one you currently live in, there are a few tricks of the trade your real estate agent might share with you - and a few things you shouldn't do, too. Buying and Selling at the Same Time? Here's ...

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3 Things You Should Never Do When You Buy a Home

3 Things You Should Never Do When You Buy a Home

If you're buying a home in Lakewood or Long Beach, you need somebody looking out for you - and that means working with a real estate agent. For most people, it's a no-brainer; having someone in your corner is invaluable (and besides, it doesn't cost ...

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Can Sellers Back Out of a Real Estate Transaction?

Can Sellers Back Out of a Real Estate Transaction?

You might be surprised to learn that sometimes, sellers can back out of a real estate transaction. No, they can't just walk away because they feel like it - but here are five instances in which it's okay for a seller to make a fast exit out of your ...

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5 Mistakes Buyers Make Around Home Inspections

5 Mistakes Buyers Make Around Home Inspections

When you’re buying a home in Lakewood or Long Beach, you need a home inspection – and it’s one of the most important aspects of the transaction. Unfortunately, many people make some serious mistakes when it comes to having a home ...

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What Are Contingencies in a Real Estate Contract?

What Are Contingencies in a Real Estate Contract?

If you’re buying a home for sale in Lakewood, you’ll eventually sign a purchase contract with the seller. Your contract will include contingencies – but what are they, and what will they mean for you?   What Are Contingencies ...

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5 Common Mistakes Buyers Make

5 Common Mistakes Buyers Make

When you’re buying a home for sale in Long Beach, Lakewood or any of the surrounding communities, your Realtor® will be with you every step of the way – but it’s better to be prepared, so make sure you know about these five ...

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