What to Do When the Appraisal Is Less Than the Offer

After spending months searching for your dream home, your offer finally gets accepted, and then… the house doesn’t appraise for the agreed-upon price. It happens more often than you might think, especially in rising markets. But it doesn’t have to be a deal breaker. A low appraisal can happen for any number of reasons. Sometimes ...

A Home’s Cost vs a Home’s Price

When you’re in the market for a new home and start searching through the listings online, you will often see a mortgage payment estimate by the purchase price. While this number can be helpful to get an idea of how much house you can afford, it’s important to understand that that number does not truly ...