What You Need to Know About Homeowners Insurance When Buying a Home
Homeowners insurance helps protect homeowners from financial liability after a covered disaster occurs. Home buyers who are beginning the home ...
Posted by John Quinn on March 22, 2018
How to Choose a Down Payment
When it comes to home buying, the down payment is often the foundation for every other financial decision that comes next. Typically, the more equity ...
Posted by John Quinn on March 8, 2018
4 Tips for Understanding VA Loans
VA loans offer premium benefits over traditional loans for our military members and their loved ones, so it's important for eligible individuals to ...
Posted by John Quinn on February 15, 2018
What's the Difference Between Buying a Primary Residence and Buying a Vacation Home?
Oftentimes, homeowners look to purchase a second home or vacation home. In those cases, these owners may be aware of the stark differences between ...
Posted by John Quinn on February 8, 2018
What Are Home Buying Contingencies?
In many cases, there are contingencies that limit what a home buyer is willing or able to do as part of a home sale. These are called ...
Posted by John Quinn on January 25, 2018
What First Time Homebuyers Need to Know About PMI
One of the most common terms that comes up when talking about down payments is PMI, which stands for private mortgage insurance. First time home ...
Posted by John Quinn on January 11, 2018
What to Know About Home Warranties
Does a buyer really want to worry about items that could malfunction or break in their new home? This is where a home warranty may be useful. ...
Posted by John Quinn on January 4, 2018
The Pros and Cons of New Construction Homes
New construction is not without potential pitfalls. There are many factors to consider when looking to buy a new construction home. Get an overview ...
Posted by John Quinn on December 20, 2017
How Buyers Can Come Out on Top in a Competitive Market
In a hot market, it can seem like new properties are snatched up in a blink of an eye. This makes it important for buyers to be in a position to move ...
Posted by John Quinn on December 14, 2017
Downsizing Your Home? Important Considerations to Remember
Downsizing from a larger home to a smaller home can make things a lot easier when managing utilities, motor ability, and other things that can become ...
Posted by John Quinn on October 26, 2017
6 Best Tips for the Most Organized Move of Your Life
Shopping for a home is a whirlwind of excitement, with time spent frantically scouting listings, viewing houses, attending inspections, and ...
Posted by John Quinn on October 19, 2017
5 Things to Know About the VA Home Loan Process
Guaranteed by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, the VA home mortgage was designed to make home ownership easier and more affordable ...
Posted by John Quinn on October 5, 2017
Should You Get a 203k Loan?
An FHA 203k may sound like the right avenue to finance your home renovation or home improvement project. As with any home loan, there are a number of ...
Posted by John Quinn on September 28, 2017
Buying or Renting: What to Consider Before Making This Decision
For generations, home ownership has been part of the American dream and there is sound financial reasoning for this. Decades of statistics continue ...
Posted by John Quinn on September 21, 2017
What to Know About FHA Loans
Since their creation by the Federal Housing Administration, FHA loans have been a popular mortgage option for home buyers. But just what makes them ...
Posted by John Quinn on September 7, 2017
USDA Rural Development Home Loans Explained
The Rural Development home loan program, offered through the United States Department of Agriculture, is an affordable mortgage option that home ...
Posted by John Quinn on August 17, 2017
Condos vs Single Family Homes: What Works Best for You?
Millennials and Baby Boomers have become the primary buyers of both urban condos and smaller single family homes in many cities across the country, ...
Posted by John Quinn on July 13, 2017
Buying a Home with Less Than 20 Percent Down
Plenty of financial experts will recommend that buyers try to keep as many assets liquid as possible, especially in the absense of a large ...
Posted by John Quinn on July 6, 2017