Buyer’s Agency: What You Need to Know When Selecting Your Real Estate Professional

The buyer’s agent. Buyer’s agency. These are relatively new terms in real estate and most buyers entering into the market today do not know what they mean. Traditionally, the seller(s) hired an agent to represent the sale of their house — and the agent would negotiate and fight for their needs. In recent years, this … Read more

7 Tips For Laying Floor in Your Home if You Have No Clue How to Begin

As some of you may know, my husband and I bought our first house last summer. After spending months shopping, we finally settled on what to me was the perfect house. Last summer, I spent two months painting, painting, and painting with my wonderful father before we moved and settled in. With a house, though, your … Read more

GET REAL: THE TRUE COST OF PURCHASING A HOUSE

I will be honest. I didn’t know. I knew all about taxes, mortgage, and insurance. I knew about emergency plans and having a little extra set aside each month. But, I didn’t know about everything else — paint, molding, flooring, mops, vacuums, furniture, more paint, flowers, hanging baskets, wreaths on the door, lawn mowers, trimmers, … Read more