3 Questions to Ask Before Buying a Home

According to a recently published Buyer Profile for 2014 compiled by the National Association of Realtors, 88% of buyers used a real estate agent to purchase their home in 2014 which is up from 69% in 2001. An experienced Realtor will help... you clearly define your goals in making a home purchase and will point out many things to consider that you likely have not even thought about. Many buyers focus on the home itself rather than the environment the home is located in. If you buy in the right environment for your family, you will have a much higher satisfaction level and will save considerable dollars by staying longer in the home. Contact us at the beginning of your home search for a personalized consultation!

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Don’t Wait! Move Up To The House You Always Wanted

Our phone is ringing with sellers wanting advice on getting their homes ready to sell in the upcoming spring market. If you are considering selling in 2015 to take advantage of interest rates while they are still low, call to discuss your goals for buying your dream home. Your competition is already getting ready!

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ASK PAM: ": My offer was accepted on my dream home. What should I NOT do prior to final loan approval?"

Your Pre-Approval gave the sellers confidence that you can obtain financing, but it is not your final loan commitment. Here are things to avoid...

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ASK PAM: "Should I List My Home Now That the Market is Improving?"

I get this question a lot and, really, the answer is….it depends.

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Spring Arrives in January 2015...

That’s right! You heard it first here! I am referring, of course, to the spring real estate market! Every year the same thing happens as October approaches and we get our first dose of cool mornings with the crisp scent of fall in the air… local sellers start telling me that they plan to sell in the spring of next year.

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Important Tax Tips for Homeowners

With tax returns due next week, Pam Jacobs of The Jacobs Group of Realtors has some good advice about your home related deductions.

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