It doesn’t matter whether you’re trying to buy or sell a home; a failing grade after an inspection can cost you money, time, and unnecessary stress. Depending on when your house was built and what materials were used, for instance, you could be in for a surprise or two the next time the home inspector […]
Take the first step—get in touch with us today! Buying a home isn’t like other transactions. It takes time, commitment, expertise, and negotiation. Know your values Before any negotiation, you need to know what you want. Sellers: What’s the minimum you’d be willing to accept for your home? What’s a realistic maximum? Buyers: How much […]
Your home is one of the most important purchases you’ll make in your lifetime. But paying off a mortgage isn’t like paying down a car, credit card, or student loan. Just like owning a home, it’s complex, and a variety of factors go into determining your monthly payment. Main factors Size, or principal, the amount […]
Refinancing your home can be immensely beneficial. Taking advantage of new interest rates can lower your monthly payments, the total amount of interest you owe, and potentially save you thousands of dollars. To do that, however, you need to get a few things just right. Know your goals and value Before you refinance, you need […]
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Buying and selling a home in a seller’s market can be difficult. First Option understands all the nuances of the home purchase process and is here to walk you through each step. To learn more about how to buy and sell a home in a seller’s market, read our infographic: