How To Buy A Home As A Single Parent In Middletown

Single-parent households are on the rise (about 20 million in the US today) and so is home ownership for single parents. In fact, almost 25% of recent home buyers were single. Without the cushion of a double income as a single parent, you may think home ownership is out of your reach. But the reality … Continued

5 Things That Can Delay Your Mortgage in Middletown

You’ve found that perfect home, and so you’re ready to move on to closing as soon a possible. The last thing you need is for some problem or surprise to cause any delays, especially with respect to your mortgage. There are, in fact, a lot of things that can go wrong and cause depressing delays, but not (most … Continued

6 Ways To Generate More Money For Your Down Payment in Middletown

Most of the time when purchasing residential real estate, a bigger down payment is better. But with rent, car payments, food, utilities, saving for the kids’ college tuition, and a little entertainment now and then, saving for that larger down payment certainly seems far easier said than done. But you can do it. It just takes planning, … Continued

How To Get A Mortgage As A Freelancer in Middletown

  Trying to get a mortgage as a freelancer comes with its own set of challenges. Being a freelancer is a tough enough row to hoe (chiefly because of the many hats you have to wear) without the added burden of trying to convince a lending institution to give you a loan for a house. … Continued

5 Ways A Buyers Agent Will Save You Money in Middletown

A buyer’s agent is a real estate agent who works solely for the buyer, not the seller, and does only what is best for the buyer. Buyer’s agents also work on a commission that is contracted in the listing agreement, often splitting it with the listing agent. Your buyer’s agent will search for, evaluate, and … Continued

5 Signs of A Knowledgeable Buyers Agent in Middletown

You want to buy a house so you go to your favorite social media site and ask friends and family for recommendations. Within minutes, you have been tagged with 50 potential buyer’s agents that are just “absolutely wonderful.” But what does that mean? Not every agent is great and the last thing you want is … Continued

Alternative Ways To Buy And Sell Middletown Real Estate

Most people think that real estate transactions are done in one manner – get a real estate agent to broker the deal. The reality is there are many ways to buy and sell real estate. Often the alternatives require some additional work on the part of the buyer or seller. Learn the alternative ways to … Continued