Ten Things to Look for in a House If You Have Children

If you have kids (or are planning to) and you’re shopping for a house, your what-to-look-for checklist is probably already a mile long. It's probably a combination of what you need and what your kids need. Your home also needs to be able to transition between being a home to raise young children in to being a [...]

By | Thursday, April 13, 2017|Categories: Buyer Resource, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Before You Fall Head Over Heels for an Old Home

Nevada County is full of Victorian homes. There can be something quite romantic about buying an older home. Maybe it's the turrets or the low wrought iron fence that surrounds the property. Whatever it is, the Victorian homes dotted around Grass Valley and Nevada City catch many prospective buyers eyes. Prospective homebuyers are often smitten [...]

Read This Before Making an Offer on a House

We have calculus and chemistry classes, but there is no formal education system to prepare for one of the biggest events and purchases of a lifetime: buying a home. There are countless resources about the process and legalities of buying a house—and you’ve read and studied them all. But buying a home also raises some [...]

By | Tuesday, April 4, 2017|Categories: Buyer Resource, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Questions for Your Real Estate Agent

Since buying a house is an enormous investment, it’s best to know what questions to ask at the beginning of your home search. While there are lots of questions you should be asking, the most important ones revolve around your agent and any homes you see. Acquiring information about the qualifications of your agent and the [...]

Are You Ready to Buy a Home?

So you’ve finally decided to take the plunge on your dream home. But are you really ready to own it, or should you consider renting? There are so many questions that you'll run into once you decide to buy a home. Buying a home is not something you do on a whim. Rather, it’s a deliberate process [...]

Can You Buy a Home With No Down Payment?

One of the most important financial investments you’ll ever make is the purchase of a home. For many, this will also be their largest purchase in their lifetime. Owning a home has many benefits, and the biggest is building up equity. However, being able to get a home means you need to have all your [...]

House Hunting on a Rainy Day

Most people shy away from house hunting on a rainy day, especially in the middle of a Nevada County winter. Many homebuyers in the Nevada County area tend to stay inside when it rains. We say don’t stay inside just because of a little rain, go and check out the inventory! We've got four things that are better [...]

By | Thursday, March 2, 2017|Categories: Buyer Resource, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Three Things First-Time Homebuyers Should Know

Buying a home can be a daunting process, especially for first-time homebuyers. For many, this will be the biggest purchase of their lives. Many first time homebuyers start to weigh all the pros and cons of the purchase. The anxiety starts with the pre-qualification process and doesn't seem to end until the last documents are signed. But [...]

10 Easy Fixes for that Nearly Perfect House You Want to Buy

Shopping for homes can be hard. From price and location to the physical structure itself, the list of things to keep in mind when shopping for a house can seem endless. When you are on your home search, you may notice problems with each home. These problems may seem huge and expensive. But some problems you encounter [...]

By | Thursday, January 12, 2017|Categories: Buyer Resource, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments