5 Tips For Staging Your Home to Sell During the Holiday Season

The holiday season is jam packed with parties, shopping, cooking, gift-giving and obligations.  You may think this season to be the worst time of the year to buy or sell a home but hold that thought.  You’d be surprised that the truth is that it’s a great time of year to attract buyers and sellers who are serious and committed to the process.  In an especially tight housing market, buyers will often kick their home shopping into high gear and take advantage of the reduced competition amongst other buyers.

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Jennifer Hunker
Doctor Loan: Expanded Access for Medical Professionals

Doctors, dentists, surgeons, veterinarians and medical students have some of the highest student loan balances, and therefore may have a difficult time qualifying for a mortgage, when compared to other professions. Lenders underwrite loan transactions using a calculation for student loan payments that can work to keep these highly trained professionals out of the housing market.

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Jennifer Hunker
Looking to Buy While You Are Selling?

Buying a home is thrilling and exciting and terrifying all at once.  Add in the fact that you haven’t sold your current home, and there are many more moving parts to your transaction.  In a hot real estate market, sometimes you have to jump in and make an offer before you’re quite ready (or able) to sell your current home.  If you have a hefty savings account and income sufficient to qualify for both of your mortgages, it might not be a problem, But for millions of homeowners, this scenario requires a different solution.

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Jennifer Hunker
Top Apps for House Hunting and Buying

As you start to consider purchasing a home, you may want the convenience of technology to help you through the process. We’ve got a list of the some of the top apps that can enhance your home buying journey.   Apps for House Hunting and Buying Homebuyers are calling for more technology in their ...

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Jennifer Hunker
How to Decide When it's Time to Buy a House

If you have been contemplating buying a house, we are here to help you think through the possibilities. When to Buy a House - Factors to Consider There are several factors to consider before you decide it’s time to buy a house. Here are a few: Is it better to rent or buy? You’ll want to consider ...

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Jennifer Hunker