Choosing a mortgage can be a little intimidating for first time homebuyers. One thing to remember is mortgages are not created equal. There is no one mortgage to fit everyone. You have to consider all of your personal and financial needs when choosing to make sure you pick the best option you see fit for your lifestyle. Here is a brief description to give you an introduction to the most common type of loan options:
Have you considered how a lower interest rate may impact your mortgage payment? Maybe you’ve given thought to shortening your term to pay your home off sooner? It may be time to look into refinancing. Whether you’re drawn to cost savings or need to tap into your existing equity, refinancing your mortgage may be more cost efficient and streamlined than you think. There are several benefits of refinancing.
Communication is key to capturing the millennial homebuyer. Millennials are not like your buyers from before. Millennials know what they want, and they know how to get it. With a wide network, it is likely they are associated with a real estate agent somehow. A referral isn't enough for millennials. They will do their research to make sure who they are working with is someone they'd like to be associated with. This calls for agents and lenders to be on top of their marketing game and responsive. Don't let lack of communication and dragging of the home buying process let you lose out on this buyer. Capturing a millennial can up your business drastically because of their loyalty to people and products they like and trust, and their network. A millennial will refer you in a heartbeat if you make a memorable impression.
Nobody likes to be forgotten, especially during the home buying process. Considering features in a home for an animal is parallel to considering features for children. It's important during the search process to be prepared in knowing what everyone in your family is going to need to feel comfortable after the big move; including your animals that you're bringing along with you.
Home buying has become a wiser decision than renting, with rent prices so high. There are many factors that come into play while purchasing a home. It isn’t something that you would want to make an impulse decision. With your home purchase, you should plan on occupying the home for 5-10 years to make a profit. Home buyers should always research, plan and make smart decisions.
We've decided to make you a list of important do's and don'ts during the process!
With rent and home prices increasing while the amount of houses for sale decreases, it is smart to make the move now and transition from renting to homeowner. There are many reasons why purchasing a home can help you invest in your future. Here are just a few:
Because we can! Over here at Eustis, we just finished up with our annual Sales Rally last week in NOLA where all of our family companies were under one roof! This is a great time for us, because we not only got to see our friends from our other cities, but we were able to strategize and plan for our future.