Interest Rates Have Nowhere to Go but Up

Monday, April 12th, 2010

Even as prospects for the American economy brighten, consumers are about to face a new financial burden: a sustained period of rising interest rates. That, economists say, is the inevitable outcome of the nation’s ballooning debt and the renewed prospect of inflation as the economy recovers from the depths of the ...

10 Things to Ask When Selecting a Buyer’s Agent

Wednesday, April 9th, 2008

What's a Buyer's Agent? You'd be surprised how common that question is. Most people barely understand the process involved in buying real estate. Few know what agency representation and fiduciary duty is. When it comes to buying real estate, most buyers spend more time deciding what to eat ...

Things to Do Before You Buy

Tuesday, April 8th, 2008

Before you start looking for a home, there are several things you should get in order. 1.  Get yourself financially prepared.  For the first time buyer, this may be the single largest purchase.  Evaluate your financial situation and create a budget.  This will determine how much mortgage payment you can afford. ...

10 Things You Need to Know Before You Hire an Agent

Monday, April 7th, 2008

“It’s critical that you make the right decision about who will handle what is probably the single largest financial investment you will ever make.” Not all real estate agents are the same. If you decide to seek the help of an agent when selling or buying ...

Secrets for Timing The Real Estate Market – pt. 2

Saturday, January 26th, 2008

What You Will Need In the first lesson of this series, you learned that it really isn't possible for anyone to accurately time any real estate market, including the most experienced professional real estate investor. If you missed the first lesson, you will want to go back to it to ...