Mortgage Assistance for Those Affected by Coronavirus

Amber Randhawa Homeowner and Homebuyer Tips

According to a recent article printed in Realtor Magazine, “borrowers who are unable to make their monthly mortgage payments due to COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus, have options to postpone payments.” The move has been made by the Federal Housing Finance Agency, which is offering forbearance options to those who are affected by the virus that is continuing to …

What to Know Before You Rent Out a Property!

Amber Randhawa Homeowner and Homebuyer Tips

Perhaps you’ve seen a distressed property with a ton of obvious potential, and been tempted to renovate it as an investment property. Or maybe you are ready to move into a new home, but are considering keeping your prior residence for use as rental property. Owning rental properties can be a solid addition to your financial portfolio, providing seemingly effortless …

The Best Energy Efficiency Upgrades

Amber Randhawa Homeowner and Homebuyer Tips

Making your house more energy efficient is always a great idea. It saves you money on heating and cooling costs while you live in your home, and its a great selling point later when you decide to sell. But what upgrades will give you the most bang for your buck? Where should you start? Read on for our suggestions on …

Don’t Forget to Mention THIS When Selling Your Home

Amber Randhawa Homeowner and Homebuyer Tips

Recent renovations and appliance upgrades aren’t the only things to keep in mind when listing your home’s selling points to your real estate agent. There are so many more details you need to make sure buyers are aware of, so don’t let these highly sought after attributes slip your mind when crafting your listing. Energy Efficiency Today’s newly built homes …

Current Mortgage Rates Are Amazing!

BrownDaniel BrownDaniel News, Homeowner and Homebuyer Tips, Real Estate Trends

What are today’s current mortgage rates? On February 26th, 2020, the average rate on the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage is 3.55%, the average rate for the 15-year fixed-rate mortgage is 3.104%, and the average rate on the 5/1 adjustable-rate mortgage (ARM) is 3.687%. Rates are quoted as Annual Percentage Rate (APR). Compare current mortgage rates The more lenders you check out when …

Upsizing Tips

Amber Randhawa Homeowner and Homebuyer Tips, Interior Decorating

There’s a lot of advice out there about decluttering and downsizing, but what about those of us who are upsizing? Moving into a larger home than you have lived in before has its own issues, but also has many exciting opportunities for decor and design. The best advice we can give though? Use patience when deciding how, when and with …

Minimizing Your Home’s Flaws when Preparing to Sell

Amber Randhawa Home Staging, Homeowner and Homebuyer Tips

If you’re considering putting your house on the market and moving to another one, chances are good there are things about your current home that you are not happy with. But before you get overly concerned that your house is less than perfect, keep in mind that very few homes truly live up to all of their owner’s expectations, and …