With the many changes to the mortgage and real estate industry over the past few years, there seems to be a lot of he said, she said information being passed around. At The Family Mortgage Team in Atlanta, our job is to educate our clients as much as possible up-front. And this goes for everyone; whether you’re a first time homebuyer or purchasing your second investment property, every loan and every situation is different. So we’ve put together this infographic ...Continue Reading →
Home Buying Challenges? We have solutions!
As a potential homebuyer, you might encounter some unique challenges that may not always have a clear solution. Consider the following obstacles we see most often and solutions we’ve seen work effectively in the current marketplace:
Challenge: Lack of Housing Inventory
Solution: If you are searching for a new home ...Continue Reading →
Five long years after the start of the financial crises, the government has finally devised a plan to assist the millions of Americans who fell on hard times and lost their home or were forced to file bankruptcy. In a nutshell, the program provides an opportunity to purchase a new home for people who experienced an adverse “Economic Event,” such as the loss of a job and/or income.
Some of the conditions for the program state that the economic event ...Continue Reading →
Spring is upon us so you might be thinking about selling your house again. In Atlanta, we finally had the first year-over-year increase in five long years. How much values increased (if they did at all) in your neighborhood depends on your specific area of Atlanta, but most of us experienced a pop in value. So more homeowners are now contemplating selling for the first time since the financial crisis hit. At the same ...Continue Reading →
As the spring home selling season nears in metro Atlanta, we are clearly in a market that favors the Seller. Maybe you’ve decided to take advantage of this market and are thinking now is you’re time sell…and you’re going to do it on your own! While we always encourage our clients to use a real estate agent (and we have some great connections if you’re looking for a referral), if you choose to go down the road of selling on ...Continue Reading →
Real Estate Agents Rank Biggest Home Seller Mistakes by activerain.com
A recent survey of real estate agents by ActiveRain has confirmed that there are certain things a seller should avoid if they are trying to get their home sold for the best price in the least amount of time.
The results of this survey are no surprise to real estate agents, but sellers need to understand that eliminating as many hurdles as possible to the sale of your home will help ...
Looking to buy new before selling your current home? Buying and selling a home can be complicated. But it doesn’t have to be if you know what you’re doing! In the video below I’ll walk you through 2 things to keep in mind if you’re buying a new home prior to selling your existing home. Take a moment to view these tips and as always, feel free to reach out to me with questions!