Category: For Buyers

    • Steps in Home Buying Process

      The process of buying a home can be different based on the price range and whether a mortgage is needed.  While some things are different, others are similar regardless of…

      Written by Mike Parker
    • Do You Know the Way?

      Fear of the unknown is common among all ages.  Kids, at night, imagine monsters in their closets or under their beds and adults are unsure of what the future might…

      Written by Mike Parker
    • Depends If You Can Afford It

      Affordability, stability and flexibility are the three reasons homebuyers overwhelmingly choose a 30-year term.  The payments are lower, easier to qualify for the mortgage and they can always make additional…

      Written by Mike Parker
    • Your Real Estate Resource

      Being a better homeowner is a full-time job.  It’s not just about making better decisions when you buy and sell; it’s making better decisions throughout the time you own the…

      Written by Mike Parker
    • 44 Times More Than a Renter

      The Federal Reserve Board’s Triennial Survey of Consumer Finances recently revealed the net worth of a homeowner was $231,400 compared to $5,200 for a renter.  The net worth of homeowners…

      Written by Mike Parker
    • Do You Know the Way?

      It may be natural for first-time buyers to be unsure of the process of buying a home because they haven’t been through it before but even repeat buyers need to…

      Written by Mike Parker
    • Getting the “Right” Home

      Finding the right home is still the biggest challenge buyers are faced with in today’s market as is shown in the latest Confidence Index Survey.  Assuming the buyers find the…

      Written by Mike Parker