How P+I+T+I = Common Core Math OR Why did my house payment go UP?!? (Part 2) Let’s review where we left off in Part 1 of this series. If you have a fixed interest rate mortgage loan, the principal and interest of your house payment cannot change. BUT your house payment can change. YES, it’s […]Read More
We all heard the threats… “If Donald Trump is elected President, I’m moving to Canada.” (Or whatever other country…) Mostly it was celebrities saying that, although you probably heard some joking, offhand remarks from people you actually knew locally. But you probably had to be a real estate agent to hear people say this… “Will […]Read More
You worked hard (really hard) on your credit to get your FICO score to a level acceptable to the mortgage banking gods.
You shopped banks and mortgage rates to find the best fit for you and your new home. After all, you were only interested in a LOOONG term FIXED INTEREST relationship.Read More
I’m sure you have all experienced a conversation where two or more people begin using jargon and industry lingo and acronyms and text abbreviations complete with #hashtags and you thought “Whaaaa?” Meanwhile in the back of your mind you are certain that at any given moment a hologram will arrive and spill your drink. What […]Read More
- Find an agent that you trust. Real estate transactions involve one of the biggest financial investments most people experience in their lifetime. Always choose someone you feel comfortable with and that is experienced.
- Be an informed buyer. Visit with your Advantage Realtor about market trends and the buying process.
- Do a PRE-listing house inspection.This will eliminate surprises at closing time and provide you ample time to address any issues. Commit to spending some time on the house preparation phase – it will most likely be the most productive time you can spend!
Congratulations! You are about to become an official member of the thousands of people that have packed up and moved their family to a new home or a new community. Why not do everything you can to make these memories become cherished stories rather than sleep disturbing nightmares? Use this handy checklist as a resource to make this a “smooth move”!Read More
Welcome, we have tried to answer the most common questions visitors to our web site may have. If you find that your question is not answered on this page, please e-mail us at Advantage Realty or call us at (785) 483-5853.Read More
The first thing to understand about buying a house is that you don’t have to have all the cash saved up in order to make your purchase. If you have a steady job and a reasonable credit history, there is a good chance that you can find a home lender who will lend you most of the purchase price of your new home.