Why fall can be a great time to buy a home

Spring and summer are traditionally popular times to purchase a home in many parts of the country. However, home shopping in autumn can offer several unique advantages. Here are four reasons why buying a home in this season may be beneficial.

8 Things to Look for in a Home if You Have Children

If you’re looking to buy your next home, it’s likely that you already have a number of items on your homebuying wish list. As a parent, that list may get a bit longer since children have many unique needs. Check out some of these suggestions for things to consider when buying a home if you ...

Tips for buying a home sight unseen

Over the last year or so, buying homes “sight unseen” – without visiting them in person – has become more popular for several reasons. Firstly, pandemic restrictions and concerns motivated many people to purchase homes without setting foot in them first. Secondly, with long-distance moves becoming more common, buying sight unseen has been a way ...

What happens after you sign a home purchase contract?

You’ve just signed a contract to buy your dream home – fantastic! But what’s next? Even after you’ve signed on the dotted line, there are a number of steps to complete before the deal is closed and the home is yours. To be prepared for this important stage, review these final steps in the homebuying ...

What to expect from your home inspection

Once you’ve found a home you’re interested in buying and signed a real estate contract, you’ll typically want to order a professional home inspection. While getting an inspection is generally not required, and the cost is usually your responsibility, it is a highly recommended step to help protect you from potentially costly surprises with the ...

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