Common Questions for Buyers
Ever wonder what priced home you can afford? How do I find out about the condition of the home I am considering? How low can I offer? How do I negotiate a price? How much should I put down as a down payment? What is the title insurance? How to look for a home loan? Can you negotiate interest rates? Is it better to buy a new home or a resale? Is it worth it for me to buy a fixer-upper? Can I borrow money for renovations? Should I buy a foreclosure? What information does my REALTOR® need to know? Read more
Buyer Agency Agreement
Worried about signing a "contract" with your REALTOR®? Read more
How much do I qualify for?
Not sure how much you qualify for? Read more
Get Pre Approved
Should I get pre-approved for a loan before I begin the search for a home? Read more
Home Inspectors are a great way to know as much as possible about the property before you finalize your home purchase, want to know what is included in a home inspection? Read more
Buying a Foreclosure
Foreclosure is a process in which a lender attempts to recover the amount owed on an outstanding property loan once there is a default of payments. Are you interested in the steps on buying a foreclosure? Read more
Buying a Short Sale
Why should you buy a short sale? How can you avoid the stresses of a short sale? Read more
What to Offer?
Ever wonder what you should offer on a proerty? View tips on deciding how much to offer. Read more
Common Questions for Sellers
What is the best time to sell? What to consider when selling my home? homw much is my home worth? What do I need to do so my house is ready to be sold? Should I do any repairs? What information do I need to disclose? Do I need to disclose other offers? Should I be flexible in granting contingencies? How do i get activity on my house? Is it possible to sell for less then my mortgage? how will a foreclosure affect my credit? how long will bankruptcy or foreclosure stay on my record? Can I refinance after bankruptcy? Read more
Am I priced to Sell?
What affects your asking price? What doesnt affect your asking price? What happens to an overpriced house? Why do I need a real estate agent? Read more
Determining the Market Value of my Home
How do I determine what the market value is of my home? What is market value? Read more
How Long to Sell My Home?
How long will it take to sell my home? What does location, condition, and price have to do with how long it will take to sell? Read more
If I put any renovations and home inprovements into my house how much of that cost can I expect to get back out of the sale of my home? Read more
7 advantages of listing with a REALTOR® at The Gates Real Estate Group. Read more
Facing a Short Sale
How to make a short sale less stressful. Read more
Facing a Foreclosure
When facing a foreclosure what will happen in 30 days? 90 days? Another 90 days? What are your final options? Read more