Earnest Money

Earnest Money

While working with buyers I am frequently asked questions about Earnest money.  What is it?  Who holds on to it?  What role does it play in the offer? Earnest money is frequently used when making an offer on a property.  It is not required, but it shows that you, the buyer, is both seriously interested…

First-Time Home Buyers

First-Time Home Buyers

“How exciting?”  Isn’t that what everyone says?  I know the first home I purchased, it was not the excitement that I remember.  It was more like terrified.  I remember thinking:   Am I getting a good deal? Can I really afford this much home? What features truly matter to me? Am I going to like…