Condo Buying Tips

What is a Contingent Offer?

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What is a Contingent Offer?

When making the decision to sell your house there is no better feeling than accepting an offer and moving forward with the closing process, however, what happens if you accept a contingent offer? Contingent offers oftentimes go through to closing without a hiccup and there is no reason for worry, however, there are times where…

What is a Warrantable Condo?

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Even though buying a condominium is a lot like purchasing a single-family home there are differences when it comes to lending practices. Not only do lenders look at your credit worthiness but the health of the entire complex or development into which you’re buying. Most homebuyers use conforming mortgage financing when purchasing a condominium. This…

Best Way to Increase Your Credit Score This Year

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Best Way to Increase Your Credit Score This Year

Best Way to Increase Your Credit Score This Year Many markets around the country are booming right now and there are a lot of millennials and first-time homebuyers hitting the market. Now is a great time for so many reasons; rates are still extremely low, there’s a good selection of properties on the market, and…

How to Know How Much Home You Can Afford

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How to Know How Much Home You Can Afford

How do you know how much you can spend on a mortgage each month if you’ve never done it before? If this is your first time in the real estate world one of the biggest questions is how much home can you afford? Well, that’s all relative and it comes down to your income and…

HOA Rules that Most Don’t Know About

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HOA Rules that Most Don't Know About

When you purchase a condominium in a particular complex or building you will have to follow by that building’s rules and association but many people don’t understand a lot of the rules and the rulebook that comes with the purchase of a condo can be several inches thick. If you’re really concerned about what’s in…