Tag Archives: First Time Home Buyers

Millennial Home Buyers – Downsizing but Detail Oriented

According to a published report by Millennial Marketing, “Millennials are people born between 1977 and 2000. Although, there is not a universal agreement on this definition; There are more than 80 million of them. This makes their generation larger than … Continue reading

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10 Terms First-Time Home Buyers Should Know

As first time home buyers prepare for the spring and contemplate whether to purchase or continue renting, this article is an excellent guide to navigating the often confusing language within mortgage lending! As a veteran agent, I still have trouble … Continue reading

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Should You Repair it Yourself?

My husband can fix just about anything. For crying out loud, he built our house from nothing. He had help, of course, and we hired professionals when his expertise was lacking. But honestly, he can watch someone do or fix … Continue reading

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My First Love

I recently sold a property to a very young and excited couple who were purchasing for the first time.  Giving them the keys after settlement made me a little melancholy.  Did they really understand what was ahead for them?  Could … Continue reading

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Hiring Mr. Find-a-Problem

We’ve all probably met him or even worked with him.  That home inspector with the nervous twitch and desperate need to find something wrong…you know that guy.  Whether you’re a listing agent or buyer’s agent, a buyer or a seller, … Continue reading

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Buyer Default – Understanding it is Half the Battle

There is a phrase that is used quite often and it is profoundly appropriate in this real estate process…”Don’t start anything you can’t finish!” For buyers, especially first-time buyers, there can be a sense of euphoria after finding that perfect … Continue reading

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