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Why Should I Refinance My Home?

Due to my 7 year background as an investor in real estate, people often ask me for my real estate advice.  One of the most common questions I hear is, “Should I refinance my home?” Some people are discouraged by my answer, but I believe in buying assets and not […]

Do Appraisers Look In Closets?

Are you worried that an appraiser might look in your closets? Are they a mess since you have been out of town for the last couple of weeks? I have taken the time to put together this post so that I can answer some of the major questions people have about appraisers. […]

Appraisal Is Higher Than My Loan

Buying any property is an emotional rollercoaster especially if you have never purchased one before. Each step seems to take a toll on you and you are left wondering if you are making the right decision or not. One of the biggest concerns is if the appraisal is going to […]

Is Buying A Home Stressful?

Recently, a friend asked me “What’s been most stressful for you in the last few years?” and I immediately said “Buying our house. Without a doubt.” It was, hands down, the most stressful event I’d gone through. Let me share with you the reasons why and the ways in which […]

Reasons Not To Buy A Condo

When I was looking to get out of the renting scene, I honestly felt a little overwhelmed by all the options. Should I buy a house? A townhouse? A condo? What are the pros and cons of each? How do I give my family the best I can without overshooting […]

Do Condos Appreciate in Value?

Watching TV the other evening, I saw a story on the news about condo prices being driven up in some cities. This was happening because people were buying them as investments. I’d never thought about how much a condo appreciates in value, or not. So I decided to look into […]