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Monthly Archives: April 2016

    Buying A Brand New House? Keep these 7 Tips in Mind

    By Marco Manumbas | April 28, 2016

    Many homebuyers prefer to buy a newly built home over a pre-existing home. This is because newly built homes are typically built using more eco-friendly materials and energy-efficient systems, and are equipped with more up-to-date features. It’s perfectly reasonable to want a newly built home for these reasons; just be sure to use these seven... Read More

    One More Time… You Do Not Need 20% Down To Buy NOW

    By Marco Manumbas | April 26, 2016

    A survey by Ipsos found that the American public is still somewhat confused about what is actually necessary to qualify for a home mortgage loan in today’s housing market. The study pointed out two major misconceptions that we want to address today. 1. Down Payment The survey revealed that consumers overestimate the down payment funds needed to... Read More

    If You Are Thinking of Selling, Now Is The Time

    By Marco Manumbas | April 18, 2016

    If you thought about selling your house this year, now may be the time to do it. The inventory of homes for sale is well below historic norms and buyer demand is skyrocketing. We were still in high school when we learned the concept of supply and demand: the best time to sell something is... Read More

    HOW TO CHANGE A ZESTIMATE

    By Marco Manumbas | April 14, 2016

    Location is the key factor in how Zillow determines a Zestimate. Changing a Zestimate requires editing your home facts. Often a cul-de-sac or a large plot goes undervalued because of the school district, zip code, or city the property is located in. Understand that a Zestimate is a changing estimate of a home’s value. Farms... Read More

    COOL HOUSES THAT USED TO BE OTHER THINGS

    By Marco Manumbas | April 7, 2016

    A traditional home just not doing it for you? The loft frenzy — especially when those lofts were being converted from old factories and warehouses connected with homebuyers in part because they offered the opportunity to do things a little bit differently. Namely, without walls and, in some case, real ceilings. But these structures go... Read More

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