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Unexpected Issues that Can Slow Down Your Closing Process

Posted by Kelly Powers Eric Canto // August 13, 2018

Closing Process

Real estate transactions can be incredibly complicated. There are many pieces of the puzzle that have to fall into place in the correct order for the deal to close. Even just one little thing that is not as it should be can drastically slow down the closing process. With that in mind, here are some […]


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When Home Staging Goes Bad

Posted by Kelly Powers Eric Canto // August 6, 2018

Home Staging

If you are getting ready to sell your house then you have probably researched the advantages of home staging. There are many reports showing that home staging can help you to sell your house faster and for more money then if you don’t stage it. However, while staging can make you money when you do […]


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How Far are You Willing to Go For a Down Payment?

Posted by Kelly Powers Eric Canto // July 30, 2018

Down Payment

One of the reasons many potential homeowners are holding back from purchasing their first-home is the fact they cannot save for their down payment.  The idea of putting twenty-percent down on a house is not only daunting but it feels impossible. Desperate buyers have expressed concern over their ability to buy a house and have […]


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8 Essential Tips to Help Homeowners Survive a Home Renovation

Posted by Kelly Powers Eric Canto // July 23, 2018

Home Renovation

A home renovation should be fun and exciting for homeowners.  An update to an old house can put a smile on any homeowner’s face.  Until something goes wrong. While the idea of a home renovation seems fun and straightforward there are many ways that it can go wrong, quickly.  Before starting a new project check […]


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The Home Buyers Pre-Move in Guide

Posted by Kelly Powers Eric Canto // July 16, 2018

Home Buyers

The process of buying a house can feel like a never-ending to-do list for home buyers. If it took a long time to find house that you wanted, it can feel like you should be almost done. But, the journey is just really beginning for home buyers. There are six key things that home buyers […]


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How Sellers Can Uncover a Buyer BEFORE Being on the Market

Posted by Kelly Powers Eric Canto // July 9, 2018

Sellers

When sellers want to sell your house fast, doing a little work before your house goes on the market can go a long way. There are some sellers that are even able to secure a buyer before their house hits the MLS. The reality is that the sooner you start creating buzz around your house […]


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Acceleration Clause – What is it and How Does it Affect Your Mortgage?

Posted by Kelly Powers Eric Canto // July 2, 2018

Acceleration Clause

Most people haven’t heard of an acceleration clause on a mortgage. This can be a problem since the majority of all mortgages have them in place. It’s important to understand what it is because if it goes into effect on your mortgage you could find yourself in a heap of trouble. What is the acceleration […]


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How Escrow Can Protect Both Home Buyers and Home Sellers

Posted by Kelly Powers Eric Canto // June 25, 2018

Escrow

It seems like it would be nice if a real estate transaction would just happen quickly. If you could just make an offer to the seller, shake on it, hand over the cash, and take possession. Unfortunately, and fortunately, that’s not the way it works. Instead there is something called “escrow” that protects buyers and […]


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Don’t Scare Home Buyers Off with These 8 Home Issues

Posted by Kelly Powers Eric Canto // June 18, 2018

Home Buyers

When you want to sell your house, it is important that you know what home buyers are looking for. This will allow you to address any issues prior to putting your house on the market. But while home staging and curb appeal can help attract home buyers to your house, you can quickly scare them […]


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12 Ways to Take Incredible Listing Photos When Selling a Home

Posted by Kelly Powers Eric Canto // June 11, 2018

Listing Photos

Taking a good photo of a home does not seem like it would be important in the list of items to do before putting the home up for sale.  However, great listing photos versus bad listing photos can be the difference in making a sale or allow the home to stay on the market for […]


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