Congratulations! You’ve started your home buying journey, selected a mortgage lender to help you obtain financing and you’re on your way to the closing table. Now don’t mess up! The mortgage loan process is a critical step in achieving home ownership, and will go a lot smoother if you avoid making these mistakes along the […]
When you’re preparing to buy a home, it feels like you need to learn a new language to keep up with all the unfamiliar terminology you hear. To help first-time (and experienced) buyers understand this unfamiliar lingo, we’ve listed out a few of the most basic real estate terms with clear and simple definitions to […]
In Georgia, the purchase and sale agreement establishes a specific period for buyers to complete their due diligence on a property. During this due diligence period, conducting a home inspection is strongly encouraged. The inspection provides invaluable, in-depth information about the condition of the home, and highlights potential areas of concern that might need to […]
One of the most confusing areas of the home buying process is often understanding the difference between a condominium and townhome. While the terms are often incorrectly used interchangeably, they are quite different. Let’s start with a few basic definitions: Single-Family Home: This is the most common form of property ownership and is referred to […]
A key part of the home buying process is deciding which mortgage term is right for you. Opting for a 15-year mortgage term instead of the traditional 30-year term seems like a smart move, right? Not necessarily. Going with a shorter mortgage term does have some benefits. However, there are certain situations where a longer mortgage […]
Being financially ready is only one part of the home buying equation – it’s equally important to know if you’re mentally ready, because buying a home changes your life. Home ownership means you’re the boss, you can paint, hammer and do just about anything without asking permission. On the flip side, you have to be […]
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