Home Buyer

What Is An Escalation Clause and Should I Use One?

In this tight sellers’ market, where every property listed receives multiple (and over-asking price) offers within hours, agents are looking for creative ways to make their buyers’ offers stand out. One method that has gained a lot of traction lately is the escalation clause. What is it? Simply put, an escalation clause is like putting… Read More »

What Is An Appraisal Gap And How Does It Affect You?

What is an Appraisal Gap? If you’ve been searching for a home in this crazy real estate market then you’ve probably heard the term Appraisal Gap. The Appraisal Gap is the difference between the appraised value of your home and the contract sale price of the home. For instance, if you’re under contract to purchase… Read More »

10 Things To Consider In Your Next Home Purchase

When buying a home these are the things you should consider before putting in an offer: LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION You’ve probably heard this before but it is the most important thing because this cannot be changed.  Look at proximity to your work, noise from neighbors and nearby traffic, and access to shopping, schools, and transportation.… Read More »