HOME STAGERS CAN’T HIDE ALL THE FLAWS WHEN PREPARING YOUR HOUSE TO SELL
Stagers. They set the “stage,” so to speak, for a home to appeal to the largest number of buyers in order to sell for the highest price in the shortest amount of time. But unless a home seller considers ALL of a stager’s advice about updating a home before it’s listed, sometimes the entire purpose of staging can backfire. ApartmentTherapy’s Ashley Abrasion describes how the right furniture, decor, and layout can emphasize the parts of your home a future buyer might love. But
Closing Costs: What Are They and How Much Will You Pay?
A down payment is not the only thing you need to have when closing on your loan. Closing costs are expenses you pay the lender for the various services they provide for the approval of your mortgage. Let’s dive into what closing costs are and how much you can expect to pay. What Are Closing Costs? Closing costs are processing fees and charges that you pay to your lender to cover the costs of services rendered for creating and finalizing your loan. These cover your home apprai
Can You Buy A Home Without A Credit Score?
Your credit history and credit score are among the top factors lenders consider when they approve a mortgage. This can make it challenging to buy a home for those who don’t have a credit history. Plus, if you’ve never borrowed or used credit cards, your credit score may have little to no information at all. The good news is, you don’t have to worry about not having an extensive credit history when you shop around for your first home. Here are ways to buy a house without a cre
How Does a Home Improvement Loan Work?
Home renovations can be expensive, and saving up for extensive improvements could take years. Fortunately, you can fast-track your goals with a home improvement loan. Home improvement loans allow you to use the equity in your home to fund your home renovation. Benefits of a Home Renovation Project Increased Home Value Prospective home buyers are willing to spend more if they see a kitchen or bathroom that has been updated or upgraded for convenience and functionality. More Sp
Should I Buy a Move-In Ready Home or Fixer-Upper?
Owning a home is still a major part of the American dream. According to a recent survey done by The Harris Poll in 2020, a third of Americans who have never owned a home plan to do so in five years. If you’re a first-time homebuyer, one of the questions you may have is whether to purchase a move-in-ready home or one that needs some renovation before moving in. In this article, we’ll discuss the advantages of each option so you can make the best decision for yourself and your