The VA Loan: Military Benefits for Home Ownership

If you have served for a while, you’re probably pretty familiar with the VA loan, or at least heard it mentioned around your unit. If not, a little background would probably help… The Veterans Administration, or VA, helps... Read More

Expected Fees

Many clients, both past and present, are confused about what fees the “seller” pays, and what fees the “Buyer” pays. If you’re one of them, don’t feel bad—these fees differ wildly according to the local market and... Read More

Tax Benefits of Home Ownership

As tax season is quickly approaching, I wanted to pass on some tax ideas and topics for all to consider. I recently ran across some excellent info from There are many benefits and rewards of owning a home, either... Read More

How to Update Your Home, Part 1

As the previous blog mentioned, “updating” your home can be a crucial step in the successful listing and selling of your property. It is not always the determining factor, but as active real estate agents, we’ve seen... Read More

Oh no…I’ve Got to Sell my House, Part 3

OK…you have decided to sell your house, and you have selected an agent. Now what? With the thousands of homes we have seen for sale, there are three things that almost always are “must-do” items. If your house is clean,... Read More

Oh no…I’ve Got to Sell my House, Part 2

Ah…the reduced commission. One of my favorite topics. It never fails that when we get called to “interview” with a potential home seller, that within the first few minutes the potential client pulls out the “20... Read More