Monthly Archives: October 2018

Real Estate Term of the Week

Exclusions: Anything listed under the “Exclusions” portion of the home purchase contract that specifically states which items affixed to the real estate will not be conveyed with the property. In other words, the seller...

Real Estate Term of the Week

Exclusive Agency Listing: An agreement between a seller and a real estate firm or agent granting the firm or agent the right to be the only firm or agent to market and sell a...

Reasons Why Your Home Didn’t Sell

Homes that are priced right and show well sell quite quickly, often within the first 30 days. If your home didn’t sell after three to six months on the market, you’ve probably missed something....

Real Estate Term of the Week

Pre-approval: A pre-approval is a preliminary evaluation of a potential borrower by a lender to determine whether they qualify for a mortgage loan. Pre-approvals are generated through relationships with credit bureaus which facilitate pre-approval...

DOs and DON’Ts of Home Selling

Whether this is your first time selling a home or the fifth, it’s critical to educate (or re-educate) yourself on what practices best attracts buyers and sets you up for success. Remember, you’re selling...

Real Estate Term of the Week

Cost of Living Index: A theoretical price index that measures relative cost of living over time or regions. Specifically, it is an index of the variation in prices paid by typical consumers for retail...

Where Will I Live When I Retire?

Many of us dream big when thinking about our retirement years, while others view retirement as a welcomed time to slow down. Whichever end of the spectrum you fall, considering where you want to...