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Michael's Tips for Buyers

The Buyer's Answer Book is a great resource with printable checklists.  It should be a primary resource, especially for new buyers.  Michael, however, is ALWAYS searching for new and timely information that may not be in the Answer Book.  Check this space for new information that may help buyers make  better, more informed decisions. 

Glossary of Real Estate Terms

Hot Topics for Home Buyers:

1/6/2019 - More 1st Time Buyers Turning to the Bank of Mom and Dad

12/28/2018 - Last Call for Low Mortgage Rates?  Should Buyers Act Now?

10/15/2018 - The Challenge of Buying for the First Time

9/4/2018 - 12 Reasons Why You MIght be Happier in a Smaller Home

9/4/2018 - 11 House Hunting Tips for First-Time Home Buyers

9/4/2018 - 64 Tips for First-Time Home Buyers

7/13/2018 - House Hunt with your Significant Other - 6 Tips

6/17/2018 - How to Pay Off Your Mortgage in 5 to 7 Years

5/16/2018 - When to Make a Below-Market Offer

5/16/2018 - Build or Buy? - The Pros and Cons

5/10/2018 - Property Surveys - Do You Really Need One?

4/30/2018 - How to Decide Between a New or Old Home

4/30/2018 - 5 Secrets for Making the Perfect Offer

4/30/2018 - 3 Surefire Ways to Survive a Seller's Market

4/30/2018 - Dave Ramsey - How Much Home Can I Afford?

4/30/2018 - Dave Ramsey - How to Buy a House

4/30/2018 - 9 Things to Know about Title Insurance

4/30/2018 - FHA or Conventional?  Which Mortgage is for You?

4/11/2018 -  How to Triumph in a Bidding War

2/1/2018 - 7 Tips for Improving Your Credit

11/29/2017 - 6 Signs It's Time to Buy a House

11/29/2017 - When is the Right Time to Buy a House? 

Property Brothers - What You Should Look For In Your 1st Home

What Is a Buyer's Agent? 

Video - 1st Time Buyer's Tip and Advice

More Advice for 1st Time Home Buyers

5 Bad Habits of Home Buyers

Millennial Buyer? 

Home Inspections

Radon Gas Worries

What Not to Overlook on a Final Walk-Through


Home Financing

5/16/2018 - All About Credit Scores

5/16/2018 - How to Spot a Mortgage that Will Set You Up for Failure

5/16/2018 - Default on Student Loan?  Here are your options 

5/16/2018 - How to Pay Off a Mortgage Earl

5/16/2018 - Options for Parents Helping Adult Kids Buy a Home

5/10/2018 - Dave Ramsey - The Truth About 30 Year Mortgages

5/10/2018 - Four Mortgage Options that Triple Your Expenses

5/4/2018 - How Much House Can You Afford?

2/1/2018 - Employers Can Now Add to Down Payments!

2/1/2018 - Ally Mortgage Play Book

12/7/2017 - Buyer and Seller Guide for Title and Escrow

11/29/2017 - Self Employed and Looking for a Mortgage? Here are the Rules

11/29/2017 - What are "Points" ? 

10/18/2017 - What Kind of Mortgage Should I Get? 

Financing Your First Home

5 Newbie Mortgage Mistakes

New Program to Help Buyers Bypass Appraisals


The Closing Process

11/29/2017 - Wiring Funds or Cashiers Check at Closing?

Common Closing Costs for Buyers

The Closing Process:  What Buyers Can Expect


After Closing

Closing Documents You Should Keep

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