Top 7 Items Every First-Time Homebuyer Should Own

Top 7 Items Every First-Time Homebuyer Should Own

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 You've purchased your first home!  Now to make the house a home with one of the biggest interior design projects of your life. While you're focused on big furniture investments , the smaller household essentials have completely slipped your mind. RE/MAX is...

How Much Land do You Need to Buy a House?

How Much Land do You Need to Buy a House?

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Record-low inventory of homes for sale is forcing some homebuyers to build their own homes, but they still need to think about where they will build. Buzzfeed recently tested ordinary people on their real estate knowledge with some surprising results. Do you know how...

The Pros and Cons of Converting a Garage to a Living Space

The Pros and Cons of Converting a Garage to a Living Space

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Record-low housing inventory across the nation has some homeowners rethinking their plans to move to a bigger space. Instead, they may be looking at ways to renovate or expand their current home. What about converting the garage into extra living space? Here are some...

7 Budgeting Tips When Saving for a Down Payment

7 Budgeting Tips When Saving for a Down Payment

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Saving enough money for a down payment can be challenging, but some discipline and a plan may help bring you closer to homeownership. Here are some tips to get you started.1. Track every dollarFind out exactly where your money goes each month by keeping track of every...

June 2018 MIBOR Market Update

June 2018 MIBOR Market Update

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Housing Markets across the nation are most assuredly active this summer, and buyer competition is manifesting itself into several quick sales above asking price. While the strength of the U.S. economy has helped purchase offers pile up, the Fed recently increased...

July 2018 RE/MAX National Housing Report

July 2018 RE/MAX National Housing Report

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Halfway through 2018, prices are at record highs, inventory is at record lows and home sales are trailing 2017's pace, according to the RE/MAX National Housing Report.June sales were 5.5% lower than June 2017 in the 54 metro areas surveyed, marking the seventh...

Outdoor Checklist: Preparing for an Open House

Outdoor Checklist: Preparing for an Open House

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Selling a home can be a stressful experience but it doesn't have to be! You can easily alleviate some of the headaches of the home selling process. Open houses are a great way to showcase your home with potential buyers coming through your door. Make sure to do these...