Archive for the ‘Buying a Home’ Category

Tips for first-time home buyers

Friday, April 5th, 2013

So, you’re ready to buy your first house. That’s really exciting, and probably just a little bit scary. Don’t worry, we’re here to help you through all of it. Since it’s your first time, we’ll walk you through some tips and give you an idea of what to expect: Create a budget Before you start…Read More »

How can I save on closing costs?

Friday, April 5th, 2013

Experience shows that closing costs, average 2 to 3 percent of the home purchase price. Ways to save include:  * Negotiate with the seller to pay all or part of the closing costs.  * Obtain a no-point loan. The trade-off is a higher interest rate on the loan and many of these loans have prepayment…Read More »


Thursday, April 4th, 2013

A lot of people are clamoring about the improving housing market. Many wonder if we have really turned the corner and how much better it will get. Also, what impact will it make? Chief economist, Anthony Chan, for private wealth management at J.P. Morgan in New York, as reported by Business Observer, said, “Things are…Read More »