House to Home

The Water Closet Defined

Posted by Morgan Saylor on 2/20/17 6:30 PM

While shopping for a home and looking through listings, have you ever read about a master suite with bathroom and water closet and it gave you pause – because, what is a water closet, exactly? Look no further than this explanation.

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Topics: Home Buyer, home buyers, home buying, bathroom, water closet

Buyer Turn-Offs

Posted by Morgan Saylor on 11/30/16 6:30 PM

Selling your home in the next year? Now is the time to prepare your home for selling in the upcoming spring.

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Topics: Home Buyer, Staging, Roofing, Roof, appliance, pests, homebuyer, selling, HVAC, foundation, windows, trulia

First Time Homebuyers Challenge

Posted by Morgan Saylor on 9/16/16 8:30 PM

While the number of first time homebuyers from August 2015 to August 2016 went from 35% to 51%, different challenges for first time home buyers emerge.

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Topics: First Time Home Buyers, Home Buyer, homebuying, homebuyer

College Student Home Buying

Posted by Morgan Saylor on 8/10/16 9:00 PM

A new trend developing, thanks to the cost of dorm life, has some college-student parents considering buying a house for their kids to live in during their college days.

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Topics: Market, Home Buyer, Property, investment, home buying, college

Finding an Open House

Posted by Morgan Saylor on 8/8/16 8:30 PM

If you’re interested in buying a home but you’re a bit lost on how best to hit up an open house, Realtor.com has a few tips for finding and attending an open house!

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Topics: Home, Real Estate, Home Buyer, shopping, home buying, search, open house

Appraisal Process

Posted by Morgan Saylor on 8/5/16 8:30 PM

So you’ve ordered an appraisal on a property, or perhaps you’re having your property appraised for a refinance or before you put it on the market.

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Topics: Home, Refinance, Appraisal, Home Buyer, Sellers, refi, home buying, homebuyer

Mortgage Math Explained

Posted by Morgan Saylor on 7/26/16 8:30 PM

If math frighten you, as it does many people, don’t let it deter you from the goal of home ownership.

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Topics: Loans, Mortgage, Home Loans, Home Buyer, how-to, down payment, home buying, mortgage math, monthly payment

First-Time Homebuyers Rising

Posted by Morgan Saylor on 7/25/16 7:30 PM

Mortgage News Daily reports that first-time home buyers increased in June by a “modest percentage”, according to the National Association of Realtors.

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Topics: First Time Home Buyers, Market, Home Buyer, home buyers, Mortgage Market, home buying

4 Fixer-Upper Tips

Posted by Morgan Saylor on 6/28/16 8:30 PM

Buying a fixer-upper is a popular maneuver for first time homebuyers and those looking for their dream home without the dream home price tag.

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Topics: First Time Home Buyers, Renovate, Home Buyer, home buyers, renovation, home buying, fixer-upper, rehab

Down Payment Savings Tips

Posted by Morgan Saylor on 6/15/16 5:30 PM

One concern of many first time home buyers is saving money for a down payment. Saving, after all, can be difficult to do when you’re already paying rent, right? Wrong!

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Topics: First Time Home Buyers, Savings, Home Buyer, homebuying, tips, downpayment, down payment

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