What Millennials Look for When Buying a Home

You probably hear a lot about millennials and how their approach to many things is different than in generations past, partly because they are the first generation to grow up with personal computers and the internet. This has shaped a lot of their expectations and wants when it comes to how they live their lives, including what they look for in the home they choose to live in. In the US right now millennials make up the largest group of people who are searching for a house. However, in large part, the real estate market has not adjusted to this…

How an Agent Can Help When Buying Your First Home

Buying your own house is a huge milestone, and it is possibly the biggest and most important (not to mention expensive) purchase of your life. It is exciting, being on your own, and being able to afford a place that you can call your own. But as exciting as it is, the whole process of finding and buying a home can be very exhausting, especially if it is your first time. Hiring a real estate agent is an investment that saves you so much time, money, and effort. Whether you’re buying a starter home, looking for a retirement home, hoping…

How to Buy a House before Selling Your Current House

Every day someone buys and someone sells a house. After all, that’s what the real estate industry is based on. In our previous blog, we hinted that you shouldn’t sell your house before having eyes on another one, but that was for when you’re going through a tough time. But what about under normal circumstances? Is buying a house before selling your own a good idea? Well, there is no definitive answer to this. There are a number of obstacles that prevent home buyers from buying a new home before selling, the most prevalent of them being monetary problems. If…