If you have been saving for a down payment and dreaming of owning your own home, you may feel like you’re ready to make the leap from rent to mortgage. You’ve been looking at your budget, and your future, and want to build equity in a home of your own. That’s the American dream! The Columbus Team knows that the leap from rent to mortgage is more than just exchanging one payment for another. We want you to be prepared for both a lender’s evaluation of your financial readiness and the very real … [Read more...] about Make the Leap from Rent to Mortgage!
The following properties will be open this Sunday May 20th! If you know anyone looking for a new home in Worthington or Gahanna please tell them to come by! 445 Loveman Ave., Worthington, OH 43085 Open House: 1 to 3 PM Price: $285,000 Square Feet: 1,575 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 1.1 Neighborhood: Colonial Hills Wonderful Colonial Hills location & BIG updates for new owners in this move-in ready home! This 2- story features a NEW Roof, gutters & vinyl siding. New main drain … [Read more...] about Open Houses Sunday May 20th
There's a type of Agent or Salesperson everyone dreads. You know the kind, they've got those cartoon dollar signs in their eyes and those all-too-uncomfortable pressure tactics? Yikes! We've all been there, and wanted to run away from the person whose focus is on their own bottom line and how we can enlarge it for them! The term used in the article was commission-breath. Considering how a person with commission-breath makes you want to back away as fast as someone with severe halitosis...it's … [Read more...] about Run from Commission-Breath! (REALTOR ethics)
Here are the essential items all Home Buyers AND Home Sellers should bring to your real estate closing! Don't forget to bring yours! Bring a valid I.D. (drivers license): Everyone involved wants to be sure the right people are signing this day, so don't forget it! Checkbook: Even if you normally use only a debit or credit card. Sometimes there can be a small overage or miscellaneous fee that can be covered with a personal check or cash ONLY. Be prepared…. so you are guaranteed to … [Read more...] about Essentials to Bring to Your Real Estate Closing
If you've been searching for a home, you may come across the term "HUD Home" in your quest. Although few and far between in this real estate market, there are some available around town. Since purchasing a HUD Home may be new to you, we've tried to answer all your possible questions below. Question: What is HUD and what is a “HUD Home”? Answer: HUD stands for the US Department of Housing and Urban Development. A “HUD home” is a home owned by HUD. When a homeowner with a HUD insured … [Read more...] about What is a HUD Home and How Do I Buy One?