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Why Do I Need a Home Inspection?

Part of the E5 Homebuyers Guide reviews home inspections and why they are a good investment. Many first-time homebuyers are overwhelmed with the process, especially the challenge of identifying a house’s red flags to know what areas might lead to potential problems. Buyers should also understand the difference between the “appraisal” (an unbiased valuation of […]

Under Contract – What’s Next?

Once your house is under contract, the loan process gets going.  It can be a stressful time to try and keep track of everything while packing up your things and preparing to move.  As part of the E5 Homebuyers Guide, here are a few things to know and keep you organized throughout the process: Earnest […]

The Changing Housing Market & Economy

It’s an interesting time to be in the real estate & finance business. You know, “interesting” as the word you use to be polite. Wink, wink.  Where the market is today in relation to housing supply and demand, as well as where interest rates are isn’t an abnormal situation. It just feels shockingly different today. […]

Choosing Your Location When Home Shopping

The location of your new home will do just as much, if not more, for the future value of your investment as the house itself.  It also affects your everyday life.  Keep these things in mind when choosing your location. Geography There are many aspects to take into consideration when choosing your future location.  Geographically, […]