Buyer Tips for Real Estate / End of 2022

Dreaming of a new home? There’s no doubt that the climbing mortgage rates have changed buyers affordability in the housing market. But by making small changes, exploring different financing options, looking for grants, AND of course… by working with a knowledgable and reliable local Realtor, your dream home CAN become a reality. Our teams top …

The 7 Steps to Homeownership

Do you have questions about how to become a homeowner? The process of buying a home can be very stressful- especially for first time home buyers! But licensed and knowledgeable realtors take much of this stress off of you, making buying a home easy AND enjoyable! Curious about the home buying process? Contact our team! …

Should Sellers price HIGH? Bethany Beach Local Real Estate Market Tips

This is a question we are hearing a lot! There are multiple ways that you as a seller, can tackle pricing your property. Certainly, you can price your property higher to prepare yourself for negotiations, as long as you’re somewhere within the current local Real Estate market realm. You can also price directly at market …

What happens if a home doesn’t appraise? […and you’re the buyer?]

What happens if you’re a buyer, and the home (that you put an offer on) doesn’t appraise? Depending upon your type of financing, as the buyer, if a home does not appraise then you may have to come out of pocket for the difference between the appraised value, and the sales price. If you, your …

Do you need a Realtor when purchasing New Construction?

Our answer? 110%, YES! Working with a Realtor provides you with a knowledgable guide that is working with your very best interests in mind. When working with New Construction, the new home sales representative is working for the builder – meaning, they will not be looking out for you solely as the buyer.  A Realtor …

What is an easement?

FAQ’s with Ashley: Episode 10! The dictionary defines an easement (in real estate terms) as something that “gives a person or entity the right to access real property that’s owned by someone else for a limited and specific purpose”… so, an easement can be a variety of things!  There are utility easements, which give a …

Is professional photography important when listing a home?

FAQ’s with Ashley: Episode 09 Is professional photography important when listing a home? Professional photography is extremely important! With potential buyers searching for homes online more than any other platform, having professional photos of your home make it not only stand out, but look the best that it possibly can to the eyes of others. …

What are some tips to achieve home ownership in a competitive market?

FAQ’s with Ashley: Episode 08 One of our biggest recommendations, is to work with a realtor! A local real estate agent will be able to help advise you the best in regards to the value of the properties that you are interested in, and will be able to help you hit the ground running! Home …

Will applying with multiple lenders hurt my credit score?

FAQ’s with Ashley: Episode 07 When lenders do an inquiry on your credit, it can affect your credit score – but typically, it’s only a small decrease of 5-15 points overall. Credit bureaus usually look at a 45 day window, and if you have multiple hard inquiries from lenders within that timeframe, they’ll normally count …