December 2018

Found 3 blog entries for December 2018.

Should You Choose a 15-Year or 30-Year Mortgage?A person's mortgage can have a big impact on their quality of life while they're living in their home. A mortgage that is too expensive can put the homeowner in a precarious situation, leading them to bankruptcy or mortgage default. Meanwhile, home buyers who choose not to pay off their mortgage in a timely fashion may find themselves paying more interest over time. These tips can help buyers decide whether or not a 15-year or 30-year mortgage is right for them.

For informational purposes only. Always consult with a licensed mortgage professional before proceeding with any real estate transaction.

What's the Difference Between a 15-Year and 30-Year Fixed-Rate Mortgage?

The most obvious difference between a 15-year mortgage and a 30-year

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3 Must Use Photography StrategiesFirst impressions are everything when it comes to selling a home, and that means listings need to be the best they can be in order to draw buyers in. One of the best ways to ensure a listing is effective is to include photographs of the home and all the rooms. However, it’s important for sellers to note that not all photographs are made equally, and in order to get the best results, homeowners need to know the best strategies. Here are four ways to help take high quality photos that impress buyers.

1. Stage the Home Before Taking Photos

Homeowners who have already looked into different selling strategies are likely already familiar with staging, which is the arranging of furniture to  make a home to make it as appealing to buyers as possible.

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How to Write a Home Purchase OfferA good home purchase offer can be an excellent way to secure the Rolling Hills home or property a buyer wants under terms they can live with. However, the offer can also alienate sellers and compromise the purchase before it even has a chance to progress past the first round. Because each home sale is different, buyers need to learn the underlying principles of a purchase offer before they begin to structure the right offer for each one.

For informational purposes only. Always consult with a licensed real estate professional before proceeding with any real estate transaction.

Start Strong

The stronger the offer, the more likely it is the seller will take the buyer seriously. This doesn't mean that buyers have to offer the listed price, but

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