Should You Be Removing Contingencies?

There’s no way around it. Being a buyer in a seller’s market can be challenging. If you’ve been searching for a home in the past year, you know what we are talking about. With scarce inventory and fierce competition among buyers, homes are selling at...
Are You Overestimating Down Payment Costs?

Are You Overestimating Down Payment Costs?

One of the most common home-buying myths has to do with down payments. You’ve probably heard it-that you need a 20% down payment to purchase a home. You may be surprised to learn that this just isn’t true these days.  How Much Should You Put Down? According to...

Home Searching Mistakes

When there is low inventory and competition from other buyers, you have to change your approach to the home search. A seller’s market, like the one we are currently experiencing, doesn’t mean it’s a bad time to buy (especially with today’s low mortgage rates). It just...

Reasons Buyers are More Likely to Buy a Home this Year

As the weeks go on, we are seeing more and more buyer activity in our local markets.  In the past two weeks, One + Company had over 100 buyers reach out with questions about specific properties. And in recent a survey conducted by LendingTree, 53% of buyers said they...

Final Walkthrough Checklist

You have already made it through the home inspection, appraisal, and negotiation process. Now, you are ready to close. With a to-do list that is never-ending as you prepare to move, is a final walkthrough necessary?  What is a final walkthrough? A walkthrough...