Find the Right Mortgage Lender For You!

February 27, 2017 / Buying

Finding the right mortgage lender for you can be a challenge.  Even before surfing online for your next home, it is recommended by Zillow to start talking to potential lenders, to avoid the situation where you choose a mortgage lender out of convenience at the last hour. Additionally, pay attention to how your meeting, phone… Read more »

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The Housing Market At Its Best This Summer

August 24, 2016 / Real Estate Trends, Selling

As summer’s end approaches and we see glimpses of Fall , it is the perfect time to examine the housing market over the last few months. Reading an article on CNBC from Realtor.com’s chief economist, Jonathan Smoke provides us with insight worth sharing with you all! This summer followed one of the strongest springs in about ten years. The… Read more »

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10 Keys to Buying Your Dream Home

August 17, 2016 / Buying

You know that “dream” home you have been creating in your head for years, but convinced yourself that it is either out of your price range or simply does not exist?  Now is the time to stop dreaming and start searching for it because it does exist, and in this market, you would be surprised… Read more »

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What to Ask Yourself Before Buying a Fixer Upper

July 27, 2016 / Buying

Knowing what to keep in mind when finding that cute house to fix up and turn into your dream home, especially when the budget is tight, is tough. We have outlined some major questions to ask yourself brought to you from houzz.com. These following questions will help to start planning for a fixer upper, while… Read more »

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The Best Secrets to Buying a Home

July 20, 2016 / Buying

Aland Realty brokers know how challenging it can be for buyers to begin the home buying process. There are several major things to consider, and we can help you throughout the process. Do you want to know the best secrets to buying a home to get the most out of your money? If yes, you have… Read more »

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Go Big(ger) or Go (To A New) Home?

November 11, 2015 / Buying

Zillow posted this article recently and we know it’s right on point for many of our customers and clients.  Do you love your location, neighborhood and hopefully your home, but are quickly outgrowing it?  What do you do…apply for Love It or List It? Hopefully we (and Zillow) can make this decision easier with these points:… Read more »

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What Home Inspectors May Miss

July 01, 2015 / Buying

Zillow’s blog highlights 4 areas that home inspectors could miss when inspecting a home.  These are: HVAC Deficiencies – Problems with heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems.  Home inspectors may not have time to run these systems long enough to discover problems. Water Damage/Leaks – Home inspectors may turn on the faucets, but not have… Read more »

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