A moving checklist is your guide to the last stage of buying a home. Even the simplest moves are too complex to be able to just wing it. If you love to plan, this will be a great exercise. If you don’t, then you may want this moving to do list even more. There’s just too much going on when changing your address, and the printable moving checklist PDF we offer here can really help.
The listing agent vs selling agent confusion is caused by the real estate terminology that gets associated with these roles. It’s a tangle, but it’s important to know the difference if you are shopping around for a real estate specialist to help you buy a new home or one to sell your current home. And sometimes, you need both.
A new home budget can be sobering. You’re in your new house, you went through all the financial anxiety of getting approved for a loan, making offers, making counter-offers and sitting through the final closing. Now that you’ve got your new home, the reality of creating a new monthly household budget is setting in. Don’t panic. You certainly have some new expenses, and if this is your first home, a lot of expenses will be totally new. Don’t let them intimidate you. We can help.
If you are moving into a new house, the last thing you need is a list of home maintenance tips for new homeowners. You’re tired, you’re overwhelmed, you’re excited and you’re tired. Yes, we said that twice. Nevertheless, there’s more to a new house than just moving all your stuff into it. So a few days after you move in, pick up this new home maintenance checklist and look it over. It could save you some money and expensive repairs down the line.
Is a recession coming in 2024? While most experts predicted a recession was likely in 2023, it never came to be, and the good news is many experts are now expecting things to improve in 2024. This includes a stronger housing market as interest rates have come down over a full percent point in the past 6 months, pricing seems to have stabilized and inventory levels are improving slightly with the help of builders putting up more units. That said, there are varying degrees of optimism, so here we will look at what has happened recently and what the experts are predicting for the remainder of 2024.
A home buying checklist is essential if you plan to be successful on your quest for homeownership. And, believe it or not, one item increasingly making its way onto the list is the risk of climate change on your home purchase decision.
Home buying terminology is its own language at times. This glossary of terms for home buyers is something we hope you will reference again and again during your journey. It’s alphabetically organized and ideal for learning on the go. Knowing a few of these terms can make you look like a smart buyer ready for a competitive market. Read More “Home Buying Terminology | Terms for Home Buyers to Know”
By now you’ve probably read the headlines on the impact rising inflation is having on the economy. Read on if you want to know how it is impacting your ability to purchase a home. Read More “How Rising Inflation Rates May Impact Your Next Home Purchase”
In 2021, the supply and demand imbalance fueled runaway house prices, as well as incredible competition as the limited supply of housing available was snapped up quickly. Sellers were clearly in control and there’s unfortunately no sign of that dynamic abating in 2022. According to the latest Market Pulse Report from HouseCanary, a real estate valuation brokerage, inventory levels dropped again in December to near-record lows. HouseCanary expects the nationwide shortage of homes for sale to persist well into the spring, projecting another double-digit home price increase by the end of 2022. Read More “Is There Any Relief in Sight For the Housing Shortage Supply?”
Buying your first home is a major, expensive decision, and you shouldn’t start the process without doing any research. Knowing what to expect during the home buying process can save you from possible mistakes, and give you the confidence you need to dive head first into the home buyer pool. One of the biggest challenges of buying your first home is knowing where to start. Luckily, Homes for Heroes has the complete first time home buying process laid out for you to review. Let’s go through what you’ll need to know and do to buy your first home. Read More “What to Expect from the First Time Home Buying Process”