Stages of Buying a Home

Buying a house is exciting. It may be a goal you have had since childhood. Perhaps you have rented for most of your adult life and now want to experience the joys and satisfaction of home ownership. Buying a home is a big step and requires a lot of important decisions along the way. With [...]

Is It Better to Buy in the Winter or Summer?

You hear it a lot – there are best and worst times to make any sort of purchase. It seems like every few months a new article comes out that says when you should buy certain things. Whether it’s a television, a car, or a home, statistics are available that may influence your decision on [...]

Looking Beyond Price When Buying a Home

As a home buyer, you may focus too much on a home’s sale price. You question whether or not it's in your budget, if it fits your bedroom and bathroom requirements, and if it's in the right zip code. Before you begin the home search, make sure that you take into account other factors such [...]

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Seven Under the Radar Features You’ll Want in Your First Home Together

Ready to buy your first home as a couple? No doubt, you’ve both been keeping wish lists for your humble abode. Some dream features may fall in the “nice to have” category—separate bathrooms, walk-in closets and a swimming pool, anyone? But others—like extra storage space or a digital thermostat—really do make life easier, not to [...]

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Nine Questions to Ask When Searching for a Family Home

Unless you’re planning on doing your own version of Fixer Upper, the general home-buying rule of thumb is to look for a place you’ll be able to live in for five years or more. So if you have kids (or are about to), you’ll need to look not just at the number of bedrooms and [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Home Selling 101: So You Want to Sell? Here’s What You Need to Know

In the first of three posts about home selling, Coldwell Banker Real Estate Specialist Les Christie walks us through what sellers need to do and consider when putting their house on the market. - Les Christie As the housing market continues to rebound from the depths of the Great Recession, many homeowners find themselves [...]

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