As LGBTQ homeowners and real estate agents, we’ve learned a few things about making the home buying process go as smoothly as possible.
The home buying process is similar no matter what letter of the alphabet you identify as, but there are some unique situations to consider, like:
It also doesn’t hurt to review some basics. As LGBTQ homeowners, here’s everything you need to know:
52% of all buyers entered a bidding war last December.
In January, that number rose to 56%.
Fighting for your dream home gets stressful. Your heart sinks every time there’s a higher bid, making you think about how much you want this home and if you can afford to stay in the race. If you want to win a bidding war, you need every advantage you can get.
We’re here to help with that. Here’s how to prepare for a bidding war:
How can you tell if a real estate agent is really listening to you? Ask them about the gifts they’ve given to their previous clients. If you’re a first time home buyer, gifts can tell you everything you need to know about the quality of an agent.
If you’ve mentioned multiple times during open house that you love cheese, which gift are you more likely to cherish and remember: a cheeseboard and a year’s subscription to your city’s Cheese of the Month club, or an Amazon gift card of the same value?
Gifts from agents are often thought of as just a nicety, but they’re far from it. Here’s why gifts matter, and what sort of gifts add that extra touch…
We make real estate look fun, but can be stressful. If you have “Karen” tendencies when buying a new home, the process will be much more stressful than fun for all parties involved.
If you’re new to buying, or if you’re looking to buy your second, third, and thirtieth home, here are a few ways that you can be more considerate and less of a Karen:
Buying or selling a home can be a difficult process by itself. Doing both at once requires your real estate agent to be a certified tightrope walker. Even so, people do it all the time. While everyone’s situation is different, we have plenty of tips and tricks to advise you on how to buy a home and sell one simultaneously.
In this article, we will discuss: