Discover how the appraisal affects the real estate transaction, how much you can expect to pay for one, and what to do if the appraisal is too low. Continue reading Ep #19: Everything You Need to Know About Appraisals
While there is no law that requires buyers to have homeowners insurance, mortgage lenders require you to get it before they will agree to finance your home purchase. But there are so many different types of policies depending on the value of your home and assets, where do you begin? This week I’m joined by Ken Fuirst, owner of Levitt Fuirst Insurance, who shares his tips and advice. Continue reading Ep #18: Homeowners Insurance: Do You Need It?
Hiring a professional to inspect your home is the best way to proceed when buying or selling a home, and the home inspector you hire must be thorough and have good communication skills to help you understand current and potential problems as well as what’s involved in solving them. Continue reading Ep #17: The Importance of Home Inspections
When you need or want more space in your home, it’s always a dilemma. Do you buy a new home, or do you renovate your current home to give you what you want? Both options can be stressful, so you need to think about what will benefit you the most. This week’s guest, Jodie Kravitz, along with her husband decided to upsize with me earlier this year, and she joins me this week to share her experience. Continue reading Ep #16: Upsizing Your Home: What You Need to Consider
If you think the idea of making a change and downsizing is appealing, I recommend starting your preparations early. In this episode, I’m welcoming Wendy Barker who, along with her husband, recently sold the family home, moved into a smaller home, and are looking forward to the next chapter of their lives. She joins me to share her experience and advice for anybody considering downsizing. Continue reading Ep #15: Downsizing Your Home: What You Need to Consider