Found 3 blog entries tagged as Buying.

 1. Peer Pressure

“Everyone else is doing it” does not mean that it is a good reason to buy.

2. Short Term

If you know that you will be moving in less than five years then renting may make more sense.

3. Low Inventory

This pushes prices higher than maybe in the summer when there is more inventory.

4. Job Loss

If there is any chance that you will be laid off for an extended period of time, then now may not be the time to buy.

5. Market Swings

If there is any chance that you will be laid off for an extended period of time, then now may not be the time to buy.

Reach out to one of our agents to see if it's a good idea for you to buy or rent. 

 

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Despite our typical beliefs, now is the time to place your property on the market. Consumer confidence is as high as we have seen in the past decade due to low interest rates and historically low gas prices. 

The abnormally high number of sales in the lower price ranges will be having a ripple effect throughout higher price ranges in the  months to come. 

View our latest video on this topic below or https://youtu.be/DSE3NZLBmQw

 

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Closing ~ Beginning or End of the month

It is very important to be strategic when writing an offer so that your goals and objectives are defined and met. Work closely with a reputable local lender to determine your strengths and weaknesses as a buyer. Closing at the beginning or end of the month can have financial advantages and disadvantages.

First, you must understand that mortgage interest on your mortgage begins accruing on the date that you close on your property. The majority of mortgages are due on the first day of the month. At the closing table, you will pay (PITA) Principal, Interest, Taxes, and Insurance from the date of closing to the last day of the month. Please note that the majority of this payment goes towards the mortgage…

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