Need to Know Articles

Staging Your Home

Turn on any popular home network on cable TV and you’ll find a program on staging. Re-arrange your furniture, pick a soothing color palette, clear out the family photos, and your home will sell faster, and for more money. Sound too frou-frou to be true? It’s not! The soft and decorative side of staging is […]

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Should You Buy a Home Warranty?

“I’m buying a house. Should I buy a home warranty?” Seems like a relatively tame question, right? But post it on Facebook or Nextdoor and watch the impassioned responses roll in. You might as well ask, “What political party should I belong to?” Everyone has their own experience, so expect to hear a few people […]

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How Much to Put Down On A Home?

For many prospective home buyers, the down payment is the most daunting hurdle in the race to buy a home. Even for people with decent credit and a healthy paycheck, the down payment can be the great homeownership killer. The big question for all prospective buyers is: how much should my down payment be? Most […]

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How to Find the Perfect Neighborhood

Location, location, location. Half of buying a home is finding where you want to live. You may have found your dream house, but it might not be in your dream location. Here’s how you can find the perfect neighborhood Check It Out Online Look up what people are saying about the neighborhood you’re interested in. […]

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