Is The Housing Market Going to Crash?

Is The Housing Market Going to Crash?

Even if you’re not in the market to buy or sell a home, you’ve probably heard about the incredible housing frenzy that has hit the national real estate market, and Smith Mountain Lake is no exception. Homes are flying off of the MLS in record time (sometimes hours!)...
How Do I Save for a Down Payment on a Home?

How Do I Save for a Down Payment on a Home?

If you’ve given thought to buying a home in the near future, then one of the first hurdles you’ll have to jump is saving for a down payment. Even though getting pre-approved for a mortgage is important, having 20% of the cost of the home ready in advance will save you...
Why Real Estate Agent Designations Matter

Why Real Estate Agent Designations Matter

Buying a home is a complex process, and most of it involves an area of expertise that you do not have. That’s why smart homebuyers choose their real estate agent before they begin the process.  I’ve written a few articles on how to choose your agent. Now, I’d like to...