Category Archives: General

  • Buying a House That Isn’t For Sale

    BY Eileen Rivera

    Are you house hunting in a competitive market and having no luck finding a home? Did you find your perfect home – but it’s not for sale? Then you may be wondering if you can try to buy a home that doesn’t have a “for... 

  • Is Your Dog a Good Neighbor?

    BY Eileen Rivera

    Is your dog the one on the block that neighbors flock to when they see you out walking? Or is he the one that causes people to cross the street in order to avoid you? Dogs have become undeniable members of our families,... 

  • Buying a Home From Friends or Family

    BY Eileen Rivera

    Buying a home from someone you know, like a friend or family member, seems like it should be a great deal, right? After all, you already have a relationship with the seller, and you’ll probably get a better price and complete... 

  • What Is Your Home Worth?

    BY Eileen Rivera

    Knowing what to price your home is one of the most important aspects of selling. Choosing just the right listing price can mean the difference between a quick sale and a home that languishes on the market for weeks or even... 

  • Buying After Foreclosure

    BY Eileen Rivera

    If you’re one of the millions of homeowners who faced foreclosure in the last few years, you may be wondering what your chances are of buying again in the future. Will you qualify for a mortgage? How long do you have to... 

  • Home Insurance and Halloween

    BY Eileen Rivera

    It’s that time of year again! Time for Halloween pumpkins, candy, costumes – and possible claims to your homeowner’s insurance. While trick-or-treating is a time-honored tradition, it also increases the risk of damage... 

  • Why Use a Real Estate Agent?

    BY Eileen Rivera

    Whether you’re buying or selling a home, you’ve probably considered whether or not it’s really necessary to work with a professional real estate agent. With so much information available online, isn’t it possible... 

  • Home Selling Myths Debunked

    BY Eileen Rivera

    If you’re selling your home, you’ve no doubt received lots of advice about the process. Though most folks have the best of intentions, the information they share may not always be accurate. And in some cases, the “facts”... 

  • Should You Buy a Starter Home?

    BY Eileen Rivera

    Are you a first-time homebuyer? Then you may be wondering if you should buy a less expensive starter home now or wait until you have more money saved to buy a “forever” home later. While there is no one-size-fits-all... 

  • Face Your Home Selling Fears

    BY Eileen Rivera

    We understand – selling a home is tough! It’s one of the biggest financial transactions you’ll ever complete in your lifetime. That can be scary. But don’t let it keep you from putting your house on the market. Here...