Fixer Upper Blog

The Joys of a Fixer Upper Home

When a home is yours, it’s about more than simply having your name on the mortgage. Your home takes on your style, creates memories, and becomes more than simply a possession– it is a part of your family. When you buy a fixer upper , especially as your first home, the work you put into it

Simple Rules When Shopping For A Home

Shopping for a home can be very exciting, especially if this is your first time.  There are home buying rules and etiquette which should be followed when searching for a home. Whether you have scheduled appointments with your agent or are attending an Open House on your own, these are small but important rules that

Home Measurement Disclaimer : Square Footage

“It is often said that the three most important factors in making a home buying decision are “location,” “location,” and “location.”  Other than “location,” the single most-important factor is probably the size or “square footage” of the home. Not only is it an indicator of whether a particular home will meet a homebuyer’s space needs,

Home Down Payment , Go Low or High?

According to the November 2017 REALTORS® Confidence Index Survey recently put out by the National Association of Realtors, 61 percent of  first time home buyers made a low down payment on their mortgage. These were amounts of 6% or less. This is actually down from a high of 70 percent back in 2010 and 63 percent in