14 Jun 19

Amy Schmitt /

Four Things to Figure Out Before Buying Your First Property

Barring unexpected downturns in the market, housing and real estate is one of the most reliable and profitable investments you

read more »

01 Jun 19

Amy Schmitt /

Step 4. Shopping for a Home

Looking at homes can be an exciting adventure. Once you decide you’re purchasing a home, window shopping becomes a more

read more »

25 May 19

Amy Schmitt /

Giving—or Receiving—a Down Payment Gift? Here Are the Tax Consequences

Searching for homes and scrolling through listing photos is fun, but saving up for a down payment can be a

read more »

17 Apr 19

Amy Schmitt /

Buyer Beware: 15 House-Hunting Red Flags

Buying a home is a big financial commitment, so it’s crucial to know what you’re getting into before you put

read more »

01 Apr 19

Amy Schmitt /

Step 2. Lender Choice & Pre-Approval in The Buying Process

The choice has been made; you’re buying a home! Congrats! Now, comes the “fun part”. Starting the home buying process

read more »

01 Mar 19

Amy Schmitt /

Step 1. Goal Setting & Budgeting for Homebuyers

The desire for homeownership connects people from all walks of life. It creates the feeling of security and permanence. It

read more »

01 Feb 19

Amy Schmitt /

Steps to Buying a Home Series: Introduction

Buying a home is the quintessential American Dream for many and the reality isn’t too far off the mark. Purchasing

read more »

10 Apr 18

Amy Schmitt /

What You Need to Know About Buying a Home in Spring 2018

Smart choices can help homebuyers in this spring’s tight housing market. Springtime means warmer temps, blooming flowers—and real estate season.

read more »