Many home buyers are under the impression that if they go to an open house or call a listing agent directly they will save money. They might even think they have an edge in the negotiations or that the agent could give up part of their commission to make the deal go through. But, are they really saving money?« Continue »
What Can I Expect When Purchasing an Older Home?
Often, people who are looking to save money on a home purchase may choose older homes as opposed to new construction. There are other perks to older homes, too. For instance, they’re usually in well-established neighborhoods and tend to have more character than your modern “cookie cutter” variety. However, be aware that although buying an older home can initially be more cost effective, the dollar signs may start piling up once you move in.« Continue »