Seller disclosure issues often cause headaches for buyers. In this case, a homeowner (who purchased a home with a sunroom addition three years ago) feels that the seller of the property didn't disclose problems with the addition. The lack of seller disclosure means the homeowner could be facing a huge bill to fix the problem. Q: [...]
By Ilyce Glink| 2017-03-24T15:34:39+00:00 November 30th, 2016|
Will Donald Trump affect the housing market in 2017? That's the question on the mind of every Realtor, mortgage lender, home inspector, contractor and housing industry observer. The answer probably won't be known until well after the inauguration - mostly because Trump hasn't been clear about where his priorities or loyalties lie when it comes [...]
By Ilyce Glink| 2017-04-27T11:47:26+00:00 January 11th, 2012|
As we start fresh every year, I try to share my list of resolutions to get your finances in order and help you buy a house. The real estate market hasn’t had much good news for the past few years, and mortgage lenders have gotten even tighter with their lending regulations. This isn’t a particularly [...]
By Ilyce Glink| 2017-04-21T10:53:40+00:00 June 30th, 2009|
Now more than ever, buyers need to be aware of buyer closing costs on the purchase of a home. Here's an updated detailed look at many of the closing costs you might have to pay as a buyer when you buy a home. If you are charged a closing cost that isn't on this list, please add it in the comments section.