7 Things House Hunters Should Do Before Touring Homes
Homeownership is a major life decision both financially and emotionally. That’s why it is important to put in the preparation work long in ...
Posted by Jennifer Smith on May 2, 2022
First-time Home Buyer: Vocab Cheat Sheet
Buying your first home is such an exciting time, but it can easily become overwhelming and feel quite complicated. Many first-time homebuyers in the ...
Posted by Beth Carr on April 18, 2022
What to Know About Buying/Selling a Home With Smart Devices
Smart devices, such as wifi thermostats, video doorbells, and more can bring a wealth of simplicity and convenience to your home. These days, almost ...
Posted by Beth Carr on April 5, 2022
What to Expect When Making an Offer on a Home
You Found a Home You Like. Here’s How to Make an Offer.
Maybe you got lucky and the first home you toured was a perfect fit, or maybe you have ...
Posted by Heather Weber on March 29, 2022
What is a Credit Score?
When it comes to buying a home, the better your credit score, the more likely you are to lock in a good interest rate on a mortgage. But what is a ...
Posted by Jennifer Clark on March 21, 2022
Why Every Home Buyer Needs a Pre-Approval Before Home Shopping
It is natural to get excited when you are shopping for a new home. Looking at houses online is a fun pastime for many people, even if they ...
Posted by Heather Weber on March 18, 2022
What to Expect During a Home Inspection
As a home buyer in the Greater St. Louis area, you will likely choose to get the home inspected once you are under contract. Although some buyers ...
Posted by Beth Carr on March 7, 2022
Questions to Ask Before Choosing a Mortgage Lender
When purchasing a home, the lender you work with can often make or break your home buying experience. There is so much to consider, especially if ...
Posted by Laura Dennigmann on February 15, 2022
Critical Questions to Ask When Choosing a Home Builder
New construction has been a great option for many homebuyers in the St. Louis area who are looking for their perfect property. Buyers turn to new ...
Posted by Beth Carr on January 28, 2022
Things You Shouldn’t Do After Applying for a Mortgage [Infographic]
One of the first steps in the home buying process is to consult with a mortgage lender about your financing options. When you know what you can ...
Posted by Beth Carr on January 13, 2022
8 Things You Should Know About the Appraisal Process
Once you are under contract to purchase a home, a critical step in the home-buying process is the home appraisal. A milestone of obtaining a ...
Posted by Laura Dennigmann on January 10, 2022
Moving to a New Home: The Ultimate Moving Checklist [Infographic]
Moving to a new home is an exciting thing, but there can also be a lot to remember, especially for first-time homebuyers who may not have been ...
Posted by Beth Carr on December 28, 2021
Questions to Ask Your Home Inspector in the St. Louis Area
Buying a home is one of the most important investments you will make in your lifetime and is also one of the most exciting times for you as a buyer, ...
Posted by Laura Dennigmann on November 23, 2021
8 Myths About Using a VA Loan to Buy Your Next Home
If you are a veteran or active service member, you may have heard about VA Home Loans. There are many myths swirling about this government benefit ...
Posted by Beth Carr on November 11, 2021
10 Reasons You Need a Buyer’s Agent [INFOGRAPHIC]
When searching for a home in the St. Louis area, having a professional and experienced real estate agent in your corner makes the process so much ...
Posted by Beth Carr on October 21, 2021
12 Steps to Take After Securing a Contract on a Home [INFOGRAPHIC]
Your offer to purchase the perfect home has been accepted by the seller and you are now officially under contract (yay!!). Many homebuyers now have ...
Posted by Beth Carr on September 14, 2021
How to Choose the Best Lot in a New Construction Neighborhood
Working with a St. Louis area home builder in a new construction subdivision or development comes with a lot of important decisions. You’ll be ...
Posted by Beth Carr on September 1, 2021
10 Things to Consider When Viewing a Home [INFOGRAPHIC]
As you begin to view homes for sale in the St. Louis area, there are some important things you should look for at every home you visit. Keeping these ...
Posted by Beth Carr on August 13, 2021