Pat Cray

Did You Know?: 4 Ways That a Real Estate Attorney Can Make Your Home Purchase Easier

May 26, 2016 by · Leave a Comment

It is common for home buyers to take steps to keep their out-of-pocket expenses to a minimum, and many will try to avoid paying for optional services for this reason. After learning more about the services provided to you by a real estate attorney, you may be ready to seek out these professional legal services for your upcoming purchase.

5 Documents First-time Home-buyers Need for a Smoother Purchasing Process

April 27, 2016 by · Leave a Comment

With all the work that goes into finding the kind of home you’ll want to put an offer on, it can be easy to forget about all the little things that happen after the deal has been made. While the paperwork involved in purchasing may seem like a long way off, here’s a quick review of some of the documents you’ll need when the time comes to seal the deal.

Investor Thoughts: What Home-buyers Can Learn from a Real Estate Investor’s Stand-point

April 21, 2016 by · Leave a Comment

There are plenty of things to consider when purchasing a home, from the size of place that you’re looking for to the amount of home you’re able to afford. While it’s certainly worth knowing what you want going in, here are a few factors that investors often think about when it comes to making or breaking the appeal of a real estate purchase.

Ready to Move in to Your New Home? Not So Fast! Take Care of These 3 Items Before the Big Move

March 11, 2016 by · Leave a Comment

With the excitement involved in moving into a new home and all of the things that need to be done, it can be easy to forget a few important things before you load up the moving van. If the day of departure is drawing closer and you’re mulling over the final details, here are some items you may want to check off the list first.

Buying a New Home? Learn How the ‘Conforming Loan Limit’ Might Affect Your Purchase

February 24, 2016 by · Leave a Comment

‘Conforming loan limit’ may be a less familiar real estate term than the rest, but here are some things you’ll need to know about it and what it could mean for your biggest investment.

3 Reasons You Might Decide to Retire to a Tiny Home – and Why You’ll Love It

February 10, 2016 by · Leave a Comment

One of the worries associated with getting older is having the ability to maintain your lifestyle in old age, and a smaller home can actually alleviate many of the high costs that go along with having an oversized home.

Understanding How Home Equity Works and Why Buying a Home Can Be Your Best Investment

February 3, 2016 by · Leave a Comment

Whether you’ve never heard the phrase ‘home equity’ before or you have a little familiarity, here are the ins and out of what it means and how this asset can help your financial outlook.

3 ‘Must Know’ Pieces of Advice for First-time Home Buyers

January 22, 2016 by · Leave a Comment

When delving into the realities of home ownership, there can be many factors involved that make it difficult to determine what you need to know and what can wait until later. If you happen to be a first-time buyer who’s looking for the best tips for purchasing a home, look no further than the following three pointers to set you on the right path.

Real Estate Terms: The ‘Debt to Income’ Ratio and How It Affects Your Home Purchase

January 13, 2016 by · Leave a Comment

The real estate market is rife with terminology that can make a home purchase seem more than a little complicated. If you’re currently looking for a home and are considering your loan options, you may have even heard the term ‘Debt to Income’ ratio. In the interest of simplifying things, here are some insights on what this term means and how it can impact your home investment.

Dealing with an Empty Nest? 5 Great Reasons to Downsize into a New Condo

January 8, 2016 by · Leave a Comment

There’s a good chance if your children have recently moved out that your home is feeling a lot larger than it used to, and perhaps you’re re-considering the extra space. If downsizing to a condo is on your mind and you’re weighing the benefits of this kind of move, here are some that might make it worth the switch in size.

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